The Adelaide Office is currently closed for building work. Please contact us via one of our other contact methods during this time.
Our office will be closed for telephone enquiries on Monday 13 June 2016 due to the public holidays observed in a number of States & Territories that day. Our online complaint and enquiry forms will remain accessible over that period. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
9:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday, Australian Eastern Time
Phone: 1300 362 072 (Calls from mobile phones at mobile phone rates)
International: +61 2 6276 0111
Complaints: Online Complaint Form
Post: Commonwealth Ombudsman, GPO Box 442, Canberra ACT 2601
Enquiries: Our Enquiry Form can be used to order publications, media enquiries, make an FOI request, request a guest speaker, or lodge a complaint about the Commonwealth Ombudsman.
Norfolk Island: 1800 1354 (calls from within Norfolk Island)
Public Interest Disclosures: 02 6276 3777
Indigenous Line: 1800 060 789 (Calls from mobile phones at mobile phone rates)
Private Health Insurance advice
Health Insurance complaints: 1300 362 072
Health Insurance advice: 1300 737 299
Our Enquiry Form can be used for media enquiries, or call 0408 511 733 during standard business hours
Find out about Making a Complaint to the Commonwealth Ombudsman
If you have any questions, comments or suggestions about this site or any information contained in this site, you can use our online enquiry form. Alternatively you can download and complete our Compliments or complaints about our service form.
Services available to assist you to make a complaint
If you are a non-English speaking person, we can help through the Translating and Interpreter Service (TIS) on 131 450.
If you are deaf, or have a hearing impairment or speech impairment, contact us through the National Relay Service:
- TTY users phone 133 677 then ask for 1300 362 072
- Speak and Listen users phone 1300 555 727 then ask for 1300 362 072
- Internet Relay users connect to the National Relay Service then ask for 1300 362 072
We have information sheets in many community languages and can provide copies of a large print information booklet.
Seeking information from the Ombudsman's office
Guidelines on seeking information from the Ombudsman's office including Freedom of Information requests.
By appointment only. To make an appointment to speak to one of our staff, please call 1300 362 072
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Adelaide SA 5000
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Brisbane QLD 4000
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Canberra City ACT 2601
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Melbourne VIC 3004
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Perth WA 6000
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Sydney NSW 2000