Find enquiry lines and hotlines for Australian Government departments and agencies.
Title Enquiries Hours of Operation Additional Information
Carelink Centres Phone: 1800 052 222
Information centres for older people, people with disabilities and those who provide care and services
Carer Resource Centres Phone: 1800 242 636
Information and advice about services and assistance for carers
Cervical Screening Program Phone: 13 1556
General information line
Citizenship Information Line Phone: 131 880
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8.30 am to 4.30 pm
Use this number to: request application forms for Australian citizenship obtain information about: application fees and processes citizenship ceremonies Australian citizenship affirmation ceremonies dual citizenship.
Climate Change Phone: 1800 057 590
Coastal Marine Warnings 1300 360 427 - Queensland 1300 659 223 - Western Australia
Commemorations Phone: 133 254
or 1800 555 254 (regional callers)
Community Nursing Phone: 1300 550 466
Compensation Phone: 1300 550 451
Competition and Consumer information - A Phone: 1300 302 502
Hours of Operation: 9am-5pm Monday to Friday
Information line to explain rights and obligations to business and consumers
Compilations
Complaints, compliments and suggestions Phone: 1800 199 010
We welcome your feedback - complaints, compliments and suggestions - about the services we provide and your experience with the way we deliver those services. This feedback helps us improve the way we do things. Call from overseas: +61 2 6216 1111
Compliments, Complaints and Suggestions Phone: 133 177
Hours of Operation: 9am to 5pm (local Melbourne time)
​Your feedback is valuable to us. We use your feedback to improve our services to industry and the community, and investigate and respond to any issues of concern. Feedback can be compliments, complaints and suggestions: •Compliments are praise or congratulations about any aspect of our services, performance or how we do business. •Complaints are an expression of dissatisfaction or unmet expectations about any aspect of our service or the way we conduct our business. •Suggestions are ideas on how we could improve our services or do our business differently. We value your feedback. If we get things wrong, we need to address and evaluate such instances to resolve these matters promptly. Similarly, we should recognise when we are complimented on our service and performance. We are committed to providing services in ways that are considerate of the impact to: •Passenger movement •Cargo clearance •Compliance monitoring •Operational activities •Visa and Citizenship applications and processes •Service providers and partners.
Consular Emergency Centre Phone: 1300 555 135
The Consular Emergency Centre (CEC) provides emergency consular services 24 hours a day, seven days a week, around the world.
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Continence Helpline Phone: 1800 330 066
Hours of Operation: Business hours
Assistance to improve continence treatment and management