In times of emergency, a small team based in Geelong has provided support to thousands of Australians no matter where they are in the world. From the Victorian Bushfires to the New Zealand Earthquakes, staff at the National Emergency Call Centre, located at the Geelong Smart Centre have been ready with a frontline response to emergencies worldwide, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The Financial Information Service can help to increase confidence in dealing with financial issues related to investment, understand your own financial affairs, and plan effectively for retirement.
Imagine if your children had to walk hours to school through rough, mountainous terrain on a journey that can take hours.
Josh Clarke is a Department of Human Services staff member based in Alice Springs who doubles down on his workload by volunteering with the Bushfires Northern Territory (NT) Alice Springs Brigade.
The Australian Government is partnering with not-for-profit organization Jawun to bring public service and corporate expertise into Indigenous communities across Australia through the Jawun Indigenous Community Secondment Programme.
The Department of Human Services supported Guide Dogs Australia during May, with a month long fundraising campaign to suggest a name for a Guide Dog puppy.
If you’re celebrating NAIDOC week in the top end, you might see some shirts designed by Naomy, a staff member from the Department of Human Services.
NAIDOC Week is a great opportunity to share the work the Department of Human Services Indigenous Specialist Officers do.
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from General Manager Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during July.
The full range of face-to-face Centrelink and Medicare services have been restored in Goulburn at a new location, following a fire which caused extensive damage to the Goulburn Service Centre on Monday 27 June. Continue reading Update – New Goulburn Service Centre location from Monday 4 July 2016