Several media outlets have incorrectly reported that the Department of Human Services is using the recent legalisation of same sex marriage in Australia to recover welfare overpayments. Continue reading 22 December 2017 – Correction of inaccurate reporting about same sex marriage legislation affecting welfare payments
If you’re heading overseas, here are 5 tips for a healthy holiday… Continue reading Top 5 tips for overseas travel
Tanim still remembers one particular call he took at the Department of Human Services’ Queanbeyan Smart Centre. Continue reading Tanim’s engaging year
There will be some changes to payments and services over the Christmas and New Year holiday period for Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support customers. Continue reading Holiday arrangements for Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support
The Department of Human Services regularly runs information seminars to assist culturally and linguistically diverse community groups and their members to better understand the services available to them. Continue reading Translating payments and services
Video news release footage of the Department of Human Services ‘Battle of the Innovators’ event on 23 November 2017.
Footage includes interviews with the department’s Chief Information Officer Gary Sterrenberg and ACT Australian of the Year and guest judge Dion Devow.
Further information about the event is available here.
Please note: the video below has been compiled to be downloaded by media outlets.
You can download the High Res version of this video (MP4 1.6 GB).
This year’s Department of Human Services Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) ICT graduates showcased their skills in the third annual ‘Battle of the Innovators’. Continue reading Innovative solutions to social problems
Not only is Department of Human Services Program Manager James Baban a gifted artist, didgeridoo teacher and accredited counselor, he’s also been an influential role model to his Indigenous colleagues. Continue reading Indigenous staff role modelling strength and knowledge
Red Dust Role Models is changing the lives of Indigenous youth in remote communities, and fundraising support from the Department of Human Services is helping this vital work to continue.
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during December 2017.