People who want to help shape and protect the services delivered to millions of Australians are encouraged to apply for the Department of Human Services STEM recruitment round, which opens today. Continue reading Applications open for exciting ICT careers
Every night around 105,000 people are homeless and many are sleeping rough around Australia. Almost half (42 per cent) are under 25 years old, including almost 18,000 children under the age of 12.
Continue reading Combating Youth Homelessness
Applications are open for the Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Indigenous Apprenticeships Programme (IAP). Continue reading Public service careers for Indigenous Australians
The Department of Human Services is joining over 180 countries and territories in the global movement, Earth Hour, to highlight the need for action on climate change. Continue reading Switching off for a sustainable future
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.
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.
The Department of Human Services (DHS) is confirming its commitment to gender equality on International Women’s Day this Thursday (8 March). Continue reading Striving for gender equality on International Women’s Day