When Australians are struggling, Andrew Gregory hits the road. As part of the Mobile Servicing Team, he’s visited around 700 towns and travelled thousands of kilometres in purpose built trucks to deliver desperately needed support around the country.Continue reading Everywhere man: more than a decade on the road giving a hand-up to rural Aussies
Children’s smiling faces and high fives will ease Allison Piercy’s pain after hundreds of kilometres on a mountain bike this July.Continue reading Ay Karumba! Riding FNQ for distance education.
When Tanya Lindsey started work on the front counter at the Department of Social Security in Karratha, Western Australia in 1993, many people were receiving their payments by cheque.Continue reading From cheques to high tech
What is balancing
If you get Family Tax Benefit fortnightly, the amount you’re paid during the year is based on your family income estimate.Continue reading Balancing Family Tax Benefit
When 18-year-old Iraqi refugee Handre made a promise to an immigration official to come to Australia to study at University, little did he know he would end up helping others with their journeys.Continue reading Iraqi refugee’s lifelong promise to support those in need
Amara Tholley will never forget the 10 second argument with his brother over a new white shirt that literally saved his life.Continue reading Hobart man’s journey from human shield to supporting others
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during June 2019.
Watch for more information about balancing family payments and students travelling overseas.
As the end of the financial year gets closer, many families will be starting to think about tax time.Continue reading Balancing: The Basics
Sally Hampson knows when she and her colleagues donate blood – some of it could keep her father alive.Continue reading Helping give the gift of life at Moreland Smart Centre
The day-to-day work of the Department of Human Services doesn’t usually involve trekking off-road through Australia in a four-wheel drive.Continue reading Braving the elements to help Indigenous Australia