From 2 July 2018, Child Care Subsidy and Additional Child Care Subsidy will replace the current child care payments. Listen to find out what these changes mean for you.
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The Department of Human Services celebrates diversity among its 35,000 staff, reflecting the diversity of the Australian community. Continue reading Supporting LGBTI public servants
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during May 2018. Continue reading May 2018 Update #DHSTV
Last month, 85 Department of Human Services Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) specialists celebrated graduating from the department’s STEM ICT (Information and Communications Technology) scheme. Continue reading Dandelions grow in STEM
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
Chinese has been one of the United Nations’ six official languages for over 70 years, and Mandarin Chinese is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. Marked in April each year, Chinese Language Day celebrates multilingualism and cultural diversity. Continue reading Finding joy in helping others this Chinese Language Day
Danielle is a Social Worker and Dan is a Community Engagement Officer. They both work for the Department of Human Services, making sure young people in their community don’t slip through the cracks.
Continue reading Youth Week 2018
When Sarah applied for the Indigenous Apprenticeships Programme (IAP) at the age of 19, she wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. Now, she’s an integral member of the social media team at the Department of Human Services.
Continue reading From apprentice to Social Media Adviser
Volunteering as a “Flash Quote Reporter” at the netball, Natalie Manu couldn’t be more excited about the opportunity to put her journalistic skills to use for the Commonwealth Games.
Continue reading Natalie puts her skills to use at the Commonwealth Games