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.
Continue reading Working to help refugees rebuild their lives
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 #DHSTV Update
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
When Kristy Moran isn’t leading a team to deliver important digital projects at the Department of Human Services, she’s running the gauntlet for her football team to deliver touchdowns of another kind.
Continue reading Kristy touches down for Women’s Australian Gridiron League Championship
For busy mum and speech pathologist Ursula, the key to maintaining a work life balance for her family is access to childcare. It’s meant she can work and run their family business while raising her two young children.
Continue reading What 2 July childcare changes mean for families
You never know what opportunities might come your way when you volunteer.
Continue reading Fighting fires and floods – Denise is here to volunteer