Today is International Migrants Day, where we recognise the valuable contributions of migrants like Azza Abouesh to our community.
Continue reading Giving back to migrant communities
Department of Human Services staff across Tasmania came together during 2018 to raise almost $30,000 for close to 70 charities.
Continue reading Tassie staff dig deep for the community
Department of Human Services staff have raised more than $118,000 to help the mobile laundry and shower organisation, Orange Sky, in their work providing personal hygiene services to Australia’s homeless.
Continue reading Helping the homeless – a game changer
Department of Human Services staff gathered in Canberra last week to celebrate the launch of its national Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) 2018-2022.
Continue reading Department of Human Services still a leader in reconciliation
Every day around the world, armed conflict affects ordinary people. It threatens their well-being and dignity. It threatens their lives.
Continue reading Resettlement journey – a long way from Iraq to Armidale
NAIDOC Week is a chance for all Australians to come together to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Continue reading Natasha, Zara and Kadie share their experiences for NAIDOC Week 2018
The Department of Human Services’ social media accounts reach more than 1.5 million people each month. On 30 June, our social media team will pause to celebrate World Social Media Day before their busiest period of the year.
Continue reading Communities and questions – What Social Media Day means to us
World Refugee Day (20 June) is an important time to reflect on the contribution refugees make to Australian society.
For many refugees, a new start is made possible by the hard work of dedicated Department of Human Services staff who provide immediate and ongoing links to services.
Continue reading Working to help refugees rebuild their lives
National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is an important occasion for the Department of Human Services to celebrate and deepen our understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture. Continue reading DHS recognises National Reconciliation Week