The recent Australian Red Cross Awards highlighted the significant contribution in blood donations Department of Human Services staff have made to the important organisation, particularly in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
Continue reading Highest blood donations to Human Services staff
The following advice was provided to the Community and Public Sector Union in response to a CPSU media release (Malcolm Turnbull making life harder for working parents, 22 February 2016) containing inaccurate claims about the Department of Human Services January 2016 draft Enterprise Agreement.
Continue reading 24 February 2016 – Correction of inaccurate claims about the January 2016 draft staff agreement
The Department of Human Services (the department) initially established a panel for Front of House Marketing and Design Services following the integration of Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support in 2011.
Continue reading 19 February 2016 – clarification of Marketing and Design Panel tender
Two one-stop shops offering Medicare and Centrelink services conveniently under the same roof will soon open in Melbourne’s West. Continue reading Medicare and Centrelink one-stop shops for Melbourne’s West
The Department of Human Services is bringing Medicare and Centrelink services together to form a new one-stop-shop in the Mackay region. Continue reading Caneland Medicare moving to Mount Pleasant
The Department of Human Services has announced changes to its services for Lake Macquarie residents. Continue reading Belmont services on the move to Charlestown
As Mobile Service Centres ‘Desert Pea’ and ‘Golden Wattle’ head off the beaten track in 2016 to help customers living in rural and regional areas, Mobile Service Centre (MSC) Manager Scott Walcot takes stock of the miles travelled and the support provided last year.
Continue reading A helping hand on wheels
As spokesperson for the Department of Human Services, Hank Jongen knows a thing or two about what it’s like to be interviewed on radio. We sit down with Hank to reflect on his time on talkback radio over the last decade.
Continue reading Hank reveals what it’s like to be interviewed on radio for World Radio Day
The Department of Human Services is acting on feedback from the public to deliver a number of improvements to its digital channels over the coming months. Continue reading Customer feedback helps shape digital improvements
Each year, a number of Department of Human Services staff volunteer to work in a service centre or Smart Centre during the busy Christmas and New Year holiday period as part of the department’s Christmas in the Network (CITN) initiative. Continue reading Christmas cheer spreads through the network