Services that will be closed during the Christmas break:
Department of Human Services
If you are required to report over the Christmas/New Year period please note that the Centrelink offices will be closed on:

  • Boxing Day public holiday, Monday 26th December 2016
  • Public holiday, Tuesday 27th 2016
  • Wednesday 28th December 2016
  • New Year’s Day Public holiday, Monday 2nd January 2017

Your times to report and payment dates may have changed over the holiday period. For more information please visit:
https://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/public-holiday-reporting-dates-and-payment-arrangements

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
If you are an NDIS participant or supporting someone who receives a NDIS plan, the Midland office will be closed from 12.30pm on Friday 23rd December. NDIA will be open from 10am to 3pm on Wednesday 28th, Thursday 29th and Friday 30th.

The NDIA Call Centre 1800 800 110 will be available 8am to 8pm local time on Friday 23rd, Wednesday 28th, Thursday 29th and Friday 30th December.

Normal hours will resume from Tuesday 3rd January 2017.

For more information please visit: https://www.ndis.gov.au/news/Christmas%20holiday%20contact%20information.html

WA NILS
WA NILS will be closed on Friday 23rd December at 2pm and open on Thursday 5th January 2017 at 8.30am. Please note that any NILS or StepUp loans will be accepted until Friday 23rd of December however they may not be processed/approved until the New Year.

Citizens Advice Bureau
The Midland office will be closed from Friday 9th December 2016 and reopen on Monday 16th January 2017.

Christmas Events
Dreambuilders Christmas
Dreambuilders will be hosting a Christmas Day picnic on Sunday 25th December from 4.30pm to 7pm. To save your seat please visit Dreambuilders located at 46 Helena Street, Midland.

Christmas in the Park (Mission Australia)
Run by Mission Australia, the free Christmas lunch will be held at Wellington Square Park, East Perth from 11am to 2pm. Free buses will be running to and from Perth Train Station and Claisebrook Train Station from 9.30am onwards.
https://www.christmaslunchinthepark.com.au/

In the event of an emergency over Christmas:

  • Please call 000 for emergency or life-threatening situations
  • Call the police assistance line 131 444 for non-emergency issues.
  • Call Lifeline Australia on 13 11 14 or beyondblue on 1300 224 636 for crisis support.

The Midlas team wishes you all a safe and happy Christmas.