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.
Department of Human Services staff gathered in Canberra last week to celebrate the launch of its national Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) 2018-2022.
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.
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.
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
This year’s theme for National Reconciliation Week, 27 May to 3 June, is “Don’t Keep History A Mystery: Learn. Share. Grow”.
Friendship and a free meal are on offer at the St George Community Hub in Sydney.
Continue reading Making connections in the St George community
What started as a Christmas raffle for Department of Human Services staff member Dale Jackson has turned into a passionate cause to improve the literacy rates of Indigenous Australians. Continue reading Improving Indigenous literacy on World Book Day