(DSS)
Social Services
Department of Social Services (DSS) has policy responsibility for: families and children; child care; housing; community services; seniors; disability and carers; women; ageing and aged care; disability employment services; working age and student payments; settlement and multicultural services; and civil society and volunteering.
1800 260 402
Appropriations 117343850000
Departmental expenses 509932000
Average staffing level 1942
Soward Way (Cnr Athllon Drive)
Greenway ACT 2900
Australia

Sections

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification

    GGS

  • Established By / Under

    Constitution and Administrative Arrangement Orders

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality

    Material

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    Social Security and Welfare;Education;Health;Public Order and Safety;Housing and Community

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Department

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Creation Date

    18 September 2013

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 9820 Canberra, ACT, 2601

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