A ‘Humanitarian’ is defined as ‘a person who is involved in or connected with improving people’s lives and reducing suffering’.
As part of Seniors month in the Northern Territory, Financial Information Services (FIS) Officer, Terry, is offering a range of free seminars aimed at people who are close to retiring, and also people who are of working age, to help them be more self-sufficient in their retirement.
The Department of Human Services’ Mobile Service Centre ‘Golden Wattle’ recently toured rural and regional communities in Tasmania, to provide information, support and access to government services.
Bernard Green, a Department of Human Services staff member, was recently offered the coaching role of a lifetime taking a 30-player squad of young Indigenous men to the US for a Rugby Union tour.
Joel Bissmire has always dreamed of a career in IT and thanks to the Dandelion Programme, he’s living that dream and flourishing.
News of Taskforce Integrity’s presence in Ipswich last week spread like wildfire, prompting the public to provide the taskforce with information they had about suspected welfare fraud.
Earlier this year, Department of Human Services staff member Christine Young, a registered organ donor, sadly passed away. But in doing so, she selflessly transformed the lives of 3 people by donating her kidneys and corneas.
At 3am Thursday morning the temperature in Tweed Heads was a brisk 9 degrees.
Every year, in the first week of August, Homelessness Australia coordinate Homelessness Week. It’s a week to raise awareness of homelessness, the people who experience it and the issues they face.
After battling eye disease for more than 20 years, Dallas Hall, a Department of Human Services staff member from Canberra, has been lucky enough to receive the gift of sight twice undergoing surgery for corneal tissue transplants in 2010 and 2015.