Mobile government service centre heading to Scenic Rim

DESERT ROSE: The mobile service centre is coming soon. Photo: Supplied
DESERT ROSE: The mobile service centre is coming soon. Photo: Supplied

The Australian Government’s Mobile Service Centre, Desert Rose, is returning to south east Queensland before Christmas, including stops at Aratula and Boonah.

The purpose-built mobile service centre will deliver Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support services on Wednesday, December 13 and Thursday, December 14.

Federal MP Buchholz said the Desert Rose the service is for people in rural areas.

“The Desert Rose has the same technology on board as any bricks and mortar service centre, and provides access to other services, like free hearing checks,” he said.

The Desert Rose will be at the Aratula Shell Roadhouse car park on the Cunningham Highway, Aratula from 9.30am to 4pm Wednesday, December 13 and near the Coronation Oval on Coronation Drive, Boonah from 9am to 2pm on Thursday, December 14.

“From information on rural payments for eligible farmers, through to routine transactions, and even social work referrals – the staff on board are an excellent source of help,” Mr Buchholz said.