On 27 June, a fire caused extensive damage to the Department of Human Services’ Goulburn Service Centre, as well as the adjoining St Vincent de Paul Society’s store.
The Department of Human Services supported Guide Dogs Australia during May, with a month long fundraising campaign to suggest a name for a Guide Dog puppy.
In this episode of the Human Services Podcast, General Manager Hank Jongen talks homelessness.
Department of Human Services staff put their passion for golf to good use and took on the challenge of playing every golf course across Tasmania in one month to raise money for beyondblue.
June 14 is World Blood Donor Day. The Department of Human Services has been supporting the Australian Red Cross Blood Service since 2007, saving thousands of lives through the donation of blood, plasma and platelets.
The Make-A-Wish foundation has been granting wishes for seriously ill children for 30 years with the help of incredible volunteers like Department of Human Services staff member Tamara Webb.
The recent Australian Red Cross Awards highlighted the significant contribution in blood donations Department of Human Services staff have made to the important organisation, particularly in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
Continue reading Highest blood donations to Human Services staff
It’s always difficult to cope with the loss of someone close, but for Cath Nicholson’s friends and family, channelling their grief into comfort for others has helped the healing process begin. Continue reading Latrobe staff channel their grief into comfort for others
It’s been two years since Sarah Twigger, who works for the Department of Human Services in Bunbury WA, received the very special gift of a life-saving organ transplant. Continue reading Sarah receives the life-saving gift of a lung transplant
Cancer touches the lives of almost every Australian in some way, and for the staff at Latrobe Smart Centre, supporting the Relay for Life year after year has become a very important tradition. Continue reading Latrobe Smart Centre reaches $100,000 milestone in support of Relay for Life