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
Students and Australian Apprentices who have applied for a Centrelink payment need to keep their details up-to-date to ensure they receive the correct payment.
If you’re planning for retirement, you might have some questions about what happens once you’ve retired. Which of your financial assets could impact your pension? Where can you find more information? Continue reading Podcast: Your retirement – money matters
Women are well represented across the Department of Human Services, as more than 70 per cent of department staff and 46 per cent of the substantive Senior Executive Service are women. Continue reading Championing gender equality on International Women’s Day