Department of Human Services staff member Wayne Alford is the Snake Co-coordinator for Wildcare, a volunteer organisation dedicated to the “rescue, release and rehabilitation” of Australian native wildlife that operates in the NSW region surrounding Canberra.
A crisis can happen at any time – whether it be an accident or a natural disaster – and when it does, it’s good to know there’s someone ready to jump into action.
When Kerry McPherson isn’t working at the Department of Human Services she generously volunteers her time to help two organisations rehabilitate and re-home ex working animals – Chapel Lodge Standardbred Rescue and Rehabilitation Inc. and the Greyhound Adoption Program SA.
Wade is a project officer based in South Australia and in his spare time he takes his love for Star Wars to the next level, and in doing so gives something back to his community.
The Heart Foundation’s Heart Week (1-7 May) shines a spotlight on the heart health of Australians.
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from General Manager Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during May. Continue reading May update #DHSTV
Social workers play a vital role in the Department of Human Services’ response during an emergency.
The Department of Human Services recently participated in an event for National Close the Gap Day hosted by the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress in Alice Springs.
Department of Human Services staff in Hamilton have been working together with local Hamilton organisations to help members of the community understand how to make the most of the department’s digital services.
The Australian Government is creating pathways for Indigenous Australians to start a career in the public service through the Indigenous Apprenticeships Programme (IAP).