2019 is quickly drawing to a close and if you’re finishing school and moving on to tertiary study or an apprenticeship, there’s a lot to think about. We’ve pulled together our top 7 tips to help you get out there and chase your dreams.Continue reading 7 Things You Need to Know When Finishing School
The deadline is approaching to claim assistance payments for the Northern NSW bushfires.
Department of Human Services General Manager Hank Jongen said eligible people in NSW have until 20 August 2019 to make a claim.Continue reading Northern NSW bushfire assistance deadline looms
If you’re planning to travel overseas this summer, it’s important to understand how it may affect your Centrelink and Medicare payments, and how to travel safely with PBS medication. Continue reading What you need to know before travelling overseas this summer
On any given night in Australia 1 in 200 people are homeless.
Tax time means over one million families will start to have their family payments balanced.
Continue reading Balancing your Centrelink family payments at tax time
For busy mum and speech pathologist Ursula, the key to maintaining a work life balance for her family is access to childcare. It’s meant she can work and run their family business while raising her two young children.
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.
Time is running out for people in the Byron Shire affected by Tropical Cyclone Debbie in 2017 to lodge a claim for emergency assistance payments from the Australian Government. Continue reading Limited time left to claim Cyclone Debbie payments
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
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during December 2017.