The Department of Human Services’ social media accounts reach more than 1.5 million people each month. On 30 June, our social media team will pause to celebrate World Social Media Day before their busiest period of the year.
From 2 July 2018, staff and services from the Townsville Walker Street Service Centre will consolidate into the Townsville Ross River Road and Townsville Willows Service Centres to provide more comprehensive support for residents from these locations.
World Refugee Day (20 June) is an important time to reflect on the contribution refugees make to Australian society.
For many refugees, a new start is made possible by the hard work of dedicated Department of Human Services staff who provide immediate and ongoing links to services.
There are now less than three weeks left for families to confirm their income for the 2016-17 financial year.
Continue reading Families urged to act now as deadline looms
Recent comments in the media about the number of casual staff employed by the Department of Human Services have been grossly exaggerated. Continue reading 8 June 2018 – Casual Staff
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during June 2018. Continue reading June 2018 Update #DHSTV
An article published in the Hobart Mercury on 31 May 2018 reports information about the Department of Human Services’ online income confirmation program that is misleading. Continue reading 31 May 2018 – Statement about Hobart Mercury report
National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is an important occasion for the Department of Human Services to celebrate and deepen our understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture. Continue reading DHS recognises National Reconciliation Week