Claims by the CPSU that the department’s Child Support system has been completely inoperative for four days are simply incorrect.
With Geelong regularly welcoming refugees and newly arrived migrants, the Geelong Settlement meeting was set up ten years ago to help improve services in the area. Continue reading Helping to settle Geelong’s newest locals in the community
The Department of Human Services is joining over 180 countries and territories in the global movement, Earth Hour, to highlight the need for action on climate change. Continue reading Switching off for a sustainable future
Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support customers should plan ahead for the Easter long weekend.
This World Social Work Day, Department of Human Services’ staff member, Yasmin, reflects on why she became a social worker. Continue reading Celebrating culture and community this World Social Work Day
World Social Work Day (Tuesday 20 March) is the ideal time to highlight the work of the Department of Human Services’ social workers and raise awareness of social work services available for all Australians.
Continue reading Supporting Australians at home and abroad
Harmony Day (Wednesday 21 March) has special significance for the Department of Human Services’ staff with almost one in four from a culturally and linguistically diverse background.
Giuseppe Ardica is one of many staff who uses his language and cultural skills to make sure everyone can access government services and support regardless of their background.
Alyssa Royters’ job is nothing like she imagined it – it’s far more.
Whether you’ve already retired or are planning for retirement, you might be wondering what government payments and services you’re eligible for or what happens if your financial situation changes.
Kirra understands better than most the difficulties Indigenous communities can face. As a Wunumara and Koko-Bera woman and a Department of Human Services Medicare Liaison Officer, she is using her personal and professional experiences to improve the lives of Indigenous Australians. Continue reading Sharing knowledge to close the gap