As Australians prepare to cast their votes and enjoy a democracy sausage this federal election, Department of Human Services staff have been helping people with low vision who can’t attend their local polling booths.
Continue reading Coffs Harbour locals provide support for Low Vision voters
Having a place to live is something we often take for granted. But the reality is that in Australia 1 in 200 people sleep rough each night, with 42 per cent of all homeless people under the age of 25.
Continue reading Supporting homeless youth in Ipswich
four decades, Sue Martin from Caboolture, has been making the lives of
Queenslanders a little easier.
Continue reading Four Decades of Caring For Others
A father whose five year old son died from brain cancer has
pledged to work tirelessly to raise money for childhood cancer research to help
other families fighting for their children’s lives.
Continue reading DHS staff join the fight against childhood cancer
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from Hank Jongen about
what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during April 2019.
Continue reading April 2019 Update #DHSTV
When Heidi Noon dropped out of school
at just 13 years old, hers could have easily become a story of adversity and
disadvantage, all too familiar for many Indigenous Australians.
Continue reading Graduating from adversity to career success
As a full time mum with little work
experience behind her, Danielle Naylor doubted she’d ever have the career she
Continue reading Sisters Kick Career Goals with IAP
Department of Human Services Healthy Start for School initiative encourages
parents to ensure their child has a health check before they commence school.
Continue reading Health checks to Close the Gap for Indigenous children
February saw Townsville face its
biggest natural disaster in recent times when it was hit by floods that
destroyed homes and devastated the community.
Continue reading Townsville community spirit shines on World Social Work Day
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during March 2019.
Continue reading March 2019 Update #DHSTV