Australian High Commission
United Kingdom
Australia House, London


The Department of Social Services and is responsible for the legislation and policy for income support arrangements. Client services and payments are delivered by the Department of Human Services.

Advice on general eligibility criteria for payments in Australia can be obtained from:

Department of Human Services, International Services:
Freecall from a UK landline 0800 169 5865

Department of Human Services
Box 7809,
Canberra BC, ACT 2610

The Department of Human Services website, including details of current payment rates, is: