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.
Cuc Lam came to Australia as a refugee from Vietnam, fleeing the country in 1978 with no money, few items of clothing and no grasp of the English language.
Seniors Update will keep people informed with the latest Department of Human Services, Centrelink and Medicare news and information for older Australians.
This year’s National Reconciliation Week 2017 theme was ‘Let’s take the next steps’. Continue reading National Reconciliation Week 2017
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during June 2017. Continue reading June 2017 Update #DHSTV
Passing a farm from one generation to the next may have a knock-on effect for older farmers planning to apply for the Age Pension in retirement. Continue reading Farmers get steer on succession planning
Adelaide’s Connor Taylor is proof you can use what some people see as a limitation, as a unique skill. In primary school Connor was diagnosed to be on the autism spectrum. Continue reading Dandelion Programme harnessing natural talents for IT
National Families Week is held every year between 15 and 21 May, and the theme for 2017 is ‘Stronger families, stronger communities’. Department of Human Services Social Media Advisers Clarissa, Renata and Sarah talk about the strong bond they have with their families, and what family means to them .