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30 years of specialist support for multicultural Australians

Multicultural Service Officers from the Department of Human Services have been recognised for three decades of support to new migrants and refugees as they establish their lives in Australia.

General Manager Hank Jongen said for 30 years these specialist staff have played a crucial role helping new arrivals access government services and payments.

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Don’t miss out on North Queensland floods assistance

The deadline is approaching to claim assistance payments for the North Queensland floods.

Department of Human Services General Manager Hank Jongen said eligible people in North Queensland have until 30 August 2019 to make a claim.

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Five arrested for million-dollar NDIS fraud

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.

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