Question: Is Calling Centrelink Free From Mobile?

And if you do persist with trying to phone Centrelink – an insider tells us that the best times to call are either:at 8am – the moment their lines open!or around 3pm, as this is when loads of parents are out on the school run..

We’re available: 8 am to 8 pm local time. Monday to Friday.

You receive a call from someone claiming to be from the Department of Human Resources or Centrelink. The caller tells you that you are entitled to more money but you must provide some personal details to prove your identity. At this point the scammer attempts to gather as much as they can about you for identity theft.

Unless there is some big issue you have ongoing with centrelink they will not ask any personal details so if you get a call tell them nothing not even your name, all government departments send hard copy letters and or send an email to your mygov account.

Offers a range of options for you to access and update your information over the phone. You can use it 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We have other payments, services and subjects to help you with Centrelink phone self service. …

Centrelink Regular Business Hours Weekdays: The customer service department is open Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. The business center is open Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Weekends: The customer service department is on Saturday – Sunday: Closed.

1800 number (Freecall™) are free.

He said if customers missed a call or if it disconnects, they should call the JobSeeker phone line on 132 850.

Centrelink on Twitter: “@genzy8 You can request a call back thru ‘Message Us’ on this page: Family Assistance call centre is also open til 8pm.”

They do call on occasions, but ONLY if you have an outstanding issue, for example, an application being processed. The call will come up on your screen (if you have one) as a ‘private number’, but these calls are rare.

Self service line Call 136 240 to: check payment information, such as past and future payments. update your family income estimate.