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
NAIDOC Week (8-15 July 2018), is an opportunity for the Department of Human Services to celebrate the important work of its Indigenous staff.
Continue reading NAIDOC Week: Celebrating our Indigenous staff
Located off eastern Arnhem Land in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Groote Eylandt is home to one of the Department of Human Services’ newest Remote Service Centres.
Continue reading Improving services on Groote Eylandt
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
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
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
“It was the best email I’ve ever received,” said Grace. “I was with my aunty and she was so excited she screamed!”
Continue reading A Job for Life
Applications are open for the Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Indigenous Apprenticeships Programme (IAP). Continue reading Public service careers for Indigenous Australians
This World Social Work Day, Department of Human Services’ staff member, Yasmin, reflects on why she became a social worker. Continue reading Celebrating culture and community this World Social Work Day