Once a year, the Quang Minh Buddhist Temple in Melbourne is transformed into a hub to provide valuable information about the Department of Human Services’ payments and services. Continue reading Live, pray and learn at Quang Minh Buddhist Temple
A steps challenge saw Department of Human Services staff in West Victoria collectively walk, run and jog the equivalent of two trips around Australia. Continue reading West Victoria steps up to the challenge
It can be very daunting for people who unexpectedly find themselves responsible for a child’s ongoing care. But support is available via the Department of Human Services’ Grandparent Adviser network. Continue reading Grandparent Advisers provide tailored assistance to non-parent carers
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during January 2018.
Tanim still remembers one particular call he took at the Department of Human Services’ Queanbeyan Smart Centre. Continue reading Tanim’s engaging year
The Department of Human Services regularly runs information seminars to assist culturally and linguistically diverse community groups and their members to better understand the services available to them. Continue reading Translating payments and services
This year’s Department of Human Services Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) ICT graduates showcased their skills in the third annual ‘Battle of the Innovators’. Continue reading Innovative solutions to social problems
Red Dust Role Models is changing the lives of Indigenous youth in remote communities, and fundraising support from the Department of Human Services is helping this vital work to continue.
While not everyone has heard of Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS), it impacts around 1500 Australian families. It’s a complex genetic disorder caused by a chromosomal abnormality, which happens spontaneously. Continue reading Keys to living well with Prader-Willi Syndrome
The 12 month long Indigenous Apprenticeships Programme (IAP) offers Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians an opportunity to start their full-time careers in the public service and gain a nationally recognised qualification. Continue reading Indigenous Apprenticeships Programme supporting career success