The parents of Guillermo Rodriguez, Maria and Vince Rodriguez, are thankful that their son has begun work as a Hewlett Packard Enterprise employee at the Department of Human Services as part of the Dandelion Programme.
Continue reading Parents watch son flourish in Dandelion Programme
Natural disasters have a devastating impact on communities. The Department of Human Services is actively involved in the disaster recovery process, with many staff pitching in to provide support to customers.
Continue reading One year on—Staff aid in WA bushfire recovery
Harmony Day is on 21 March and celebrates Australia’s cultural, linguistic and religious diversity with the motto ‘everyone belongs’.
Continue reading Harmony Day is a reminder that ‘everyone belongs’
On World Social Work Day the Department of Human Services recognises and celebrates the important role social workers have in the department providing support to all Australians.
Continue reading World Social Work Day 2017
Scammers are very convincing and could trick you into handing over money, your tax file number (TFN), or personal information.
Continue reading Key tips to protect yourself against tax scammers
Multiple Birth Awareness Week celebrated 12-19 March focuses on the vital support provided to multiple birth families by the Australian Multiple Birth Association and local clubs around Australia.
Continue reading Reflecting on Multiple Birth Awareness Week
Tanya Kaplan came to Australia as a 17 year old. She first landed in Darwin from Cyprus and was making her way to South Australia where her fiancé lived.
Continue reading Knowledge is power – overcoming social isolation
Department of Human Services staff members were up early on Wednesday 1 March, raising awareness of the importance of organ and tissue donation for the Gift of Life DonateLife Walk 2017.
Continue reading 10 years of raising awareness at the DonateLife Walk
This year the Australian Government expanded their popular Indigenous Apprenticeships Programme (IAP) again, with more Government agencies offering more positions to Indigenous apprentices.
Continue reading Indigenous Apprenticeships Programme expanding with even more opportunities
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from General Manager Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during March 2017. Continue reading March 2017 update #DHSTV