Visit Argentina, Paraguay or Uruguay
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In a crisis, Smartraveller will activate a crisis page on its website. It will make it easier for you or someone you know to contact the Australian Government if you need help. It will supplement the consular emergency hotline.
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Access to Australian social services
Services Australia is the institution responsible for providing social services (eg pensions, healthcare, child support) to Australians and legal residents. There is a "Contact Us" page on their website.
For pension related inquiries/requirements, please contact Centrelink directly.
For health related issues, you should contact Medicare.
For anything related to the payment of child support, contact Child Support.
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