The morning routine with children can be difficult for most parents but when you have a child with special needs, stress levels can be extreme. Continue reading Natalie takes caring one day at a time
Tropical skies and crystal clear water is part of everyday life in Samoa. But it wasn’t all long walks on the beach and drinking from coconuts for university student Grace Barron.
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during October 2018. Continue reading October 2018 Update #DHSTV
30 September is International Translation Day, which celebrates the crucial work language professionals do to build understanding in the community.
September is Dementia Awareness Month and the Department of Human Services has been working closely with Dementia Australia to share information to help families start a conversation about dementia.
We did a callout for questions on social media and filmed a panel Q&A with Dementia Australia’s Dr Kaele Stokes and one of our Financial Information Service officers, Justin Bott.
The panel discussion touched on issues including pension rates, downsizing, younger onset dementia and where to go for more information and support.
Watch the full discussion below.
To have acknowledgement of my existence, to be respected and to keep my dignity.
These were the three last wishes of Ethel, an aged care resident.
If you’re a student, the decisions you make now won’t lock you in forever. But there’s still lots to consider before you finish school. Whether you’re thinking about going to uni, doing an apprenticeship, or starting a job, the Department of Human Services offers a range of support for school leavers.
Law Enforcement team was announced as this year’s winner of the Cyber War Games.
When Department of Human Services graduate Oleksandr Dorohokuplia first arrived in Australia he lived in Alice Springs.
It’s back, bigger and better than ever! Hosted by the Department of Human Services, this year’s Cyber War Games kick off today (12 September). Continue reading Cyber War Games – it’s back and better than ever!