Three years ago Heyden and Eleanor Lane were vegetable farmers in Nymboida, New South Wales, struggling through the area’s worst drought in recorded history. Now they’re the largest organic turmeric producers in Australia.
Sue Slattery is a Farm Household Case Officer (FHCO) at the Department of Human Services, and works with farmers in north and northwest Victoria. While the role has its challenges, Sue finds her job satisfying as she knows she is helping farmers and their families.
Here are three common things students do over the break that Centrelink needs to know about.
Jessica Mullins is the Department of Human Services Remote Service Centre Manager at Bathurst Island, Wurrumiyanga, also known as Nguiu – 80km to the north of Darwin. Continue reading Family, Love and Success on Bathurst Island
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during July 2017. Continue reading July 2017 Update #DHSTV
Families are being urged to finalise their family assistance obligations for the 2015/16 financial year before 30 June 2017, or risk missing out on payments.
Recruitment in the Department of Human Services is a business as usual activity and is subject to our allocated Budget and average staffing level (ASL). Continue reading 28 June 2017 – Workforce mix in line with budget allocations
The Department of Human Services still offers paper claim forms for the Age Pension. People can download the form themselves from our website or staff can print it off in a service centre. Continue reading 24 June 2017 – Age Pension paper claim forms are still available
Seeing a family member battle with cancer and be treated with blood products is the inspiration behind Denise Blayden’s decision to walk into the donor centre every month.