It’s a long and winding road to Bonang, in rural Victoria but well worth the trip when the opportunity arises to reach out to the local community and give information about the Department of Human Services’ payments and services.
Staff from the Department of Human Services hope their small gesture brings huge smiles to the faces of the children of refugees and asylum seekers. Continue reading One Victoria refugee and asylum seeker toy drive supports children in need
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.
A ‘Humanitarian’ is defined as ‘a person who is involved in or connected with improving people’s lives and reducing suffering’.
Josh Clarke is a Department of Human Services staff member based in Alice Springs who doubles down on his workload by volunteering with the Bushfires Northern Territory (NT) Alice Springs Brigade.
As Mobile Service Centres ‘Desert Pea’ and ‘Golden Wattle’ head off the beaten track in 2016 to help customers living in rural and regional areas, Mobile Service Centre (MSC) Manager Scott Walcot takes stock of the miles travelled and the support provided last year.
When bushfires swept through towns and properties in the state’s south west, Bunbury residents Leanne Toy and Rebecca Stokes did everything they could to help out. Continue reading Bunbury ladies tackle fires in more ways than one
Eighty-one year old Vic Webb, and his trusty dog Lana, are getting back on their feet with help from government services, charities and businesses at the Australind Bushfire Recovery Centre. Continue reading A new home for Vic and Lana
Department of Human Services staff from Tasmania have reached a new milestone, generously raising over $30,000 this year for a range of local, national and international causes and charities. Continue reading Digging for $30,000 worth of change