Some of the key areas controlled by the Federal Government include defence, foreign affairs, immigration (including passports), banking regulation, currency, social welfare pensions and unemployment benefits.
Federal (Australian) Government agencies located in Maryborough or Hervey Bay include Centrelink, Australian Electoral Commission, Commonwealth Rehabilitation Services, Medicare and the Army Reserve.
Search the Telstra White Pages or the Australian Government website for contact details for other departments and agencies.
The current Federal Member of Parliament is Paul Neville.
The Commonwealth Ombudsman deals with complaints against Australian Government departments.