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.
Continue reading Giuseppe celebrates Harmony Day at Human Services
Alyssa Royters’ job is nothing like she imagined it – it’s far more.
Continue reading Graduates find endless career opportunities at DHS
Whether you’ve already retired or are planning for retirement, you might be wondering what government payments and services you’re eligible for or what happens if your financial situation changes.
Continue reading Podcast: Key things to think about for your retirement
Kirra understands better than most the difficulties Indigenous communities can face. As a Wunumara and Koko-Bera woman and a Department of Human Services Medicare Liaison Officer, she is using her personal and professional experiences to improve the lives of Indigenous Australians. Continue reading Sharing knowledge to close the gap
If you’re planning for retirement, you might have some questions about what happens once you’ve retired. Which of your financial assets could impact your pension? Where can you find more information? Continue reading Podcast: Your retirement – money matters
Women are well represented across the Department of Human Services, as more than 70 per cent of department staff and 46 per cent of the substantive Senior Executive Service are women. Continue reading Championing gender equality on International Women’s Day
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during March 2018.
Continue reading March 2018 Update #DHSTV
Hundreds more Australians are likely to sign up as organ donors thanks to the determination of volunteers from the Department of Human Services and Gift of Life. Continue reading Volunteers pound the pavement to save lives
When Marsha Maule-Murphy arrived from Trinidad and drove from Adelaide to Alice Springs for the first time, she was astounded by the sheer distance to her new home. She’d just come from an island that can be crossed in a few hours.
Continue reading Marsha carries the baton for Alice Springs community
This International Mother Language Day, the Department of Human Services is celebrating its use of Indigenous language services.
Continue reading Walking the talk with Indigenous languages