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Indigenous Australians

Learn about government benefits and payments available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

Indigenous Australians

A range of payments and services are available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Australians.


Department of Human Services

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Connects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with Australian Government policies and programmes and raises awareness about the initiatives that affect them most.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Aboriginal Hostels Limited

Provides accommodation for Indigenous Australians who need to be away from home to access life-changing education, employment, health and other services.

Aboriginal Hostels Ltd


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Helps with costs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians who are studying or undertaking an Australian Apprenticeship.

Department of Human Services

Centrelink Indigenous Phone Services

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can get access to Centrelink services from anywhere in Australia, by calling Freecall 1800 136 380 Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 5.00 pm (local times).

Department of Human Services

Indigenous specialist officers

Help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who live in urban, rural, regional and remote communities to access the DHS payments and services anywhere in Australia.

Department of Human Services

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