When Australians are struggling, Andrew Gregory hits the road. As part of the Mobile Servicing Team, he’s visited around 700 towns and travelled thousands of kilometres in purpose built trucks to deliver desperately needed support around the country.Continue reading Everywhere man: more than a decade on the road giving a hand-up to rural Aussies
Children’s smiling faces and high fives will ease Allison Piercy’s pain after hundreds of kilometres on a mountain bike this July.Continue reading Ay Karumba! Riding FNQ for distance education.
When Tanya Lindsey started work on the front counter at the Department of Social Security in Karratha, Western Australia in 1993, many people were receiving their payments by cheque.Continue reading From cheques to high tech
When 18-year-old Iraqi refugee Handre made a promise to an immigration official to come to Australia to study at University, little did he know he would end up helping others with their journeys.Continue reading Iraqi refugee’s lifelong promise to support those in need
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during June 2019.
Watch for more information about balancing family payments and students travelling overseas.
As the end of the financial year gets closer, many families will be starting to think about tax time.Continue reading Balancing: The Basics
Sally Hampson knows when she and her colleagues donate blood – some of it could keep her father alive.Continue reading Helping give the gift of life at Moreland Smart Centre
In the devastating aftermath of the recent Queensland floods, Hannah Tanks stood on her family’s Winton property and saw a calf stranded alone on a ridge, separated from its mother by the disaster.Continue reading A Truckload of Support for Flooded Areas
For more than a decade, Margaret Betts has played a vital role on behalf of the Department of Human Services in Jabiru, in Kakadu National Park. She has linked the remote Indigenous community to government services, giving residents access to essential support.Continue reading 13 years of connecting Jabiru to essential support
This is a joint media release from the Australian Federal Police, Department of Human Services and The National Disability Insurance Agency.
A joint agency investigation into an organised criminal syndicate suspected of defrauding the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) of millions of dollars has today resulted in the arrest of five people in western Sydney.Continue reading Five arrested for million-dollar NDIS fraud