Dealing with social security


Faisal Bakhtiar, Senior Lawyer, Victoria Legal Aid

Rosalinda Casamento, Senior Lawyer, Victoria Legal Aid

Olympia Sarrinikolaou, Victoria Legal Aid


Centrelink is a branch of the Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services that administers social welfare payments provided by the Australian Government. This system is known as social security.

This section includes the following topics:


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