The Department of Human Services employs around 70 Multicultural Service Officers (MSOs) across the country to deliver targeted services to culturally and linguistically diverse customers.
When seven year-old Gianna Vorrasi arrived in Australia in 1966 with her mother and four siblings, she couldn’t speak a word of English.
In early September, the joint Department of Human Services (the department) and Australian Federal Police (AFP) Taskforce Integrity spent time at the department’s service centres in Elizabeth and Salisbury, as well as the Elizabeth shopping centre.
People affected by the November 2015 Pinery bushfire in South Australia’s mid-north have until Saturday 28 May 2016 to lodge a claim for emergency assistance payments from the Australian Government. Continue reading Limited time left to claim Pinery bushfire payments
When Kerry McPherson isn’t working at the Department of Human Services she generously volunteers her time to help two organisations rehabilitate and re-home ex working animals – Chapel Lodge Standardbred Rescue and Rehabilitation Inc. and the Greyhound Adoption Program SA.
After a bushfire swept through the Pinery township north of Adelaide in November 2015, Department of Human Services Social Worker Leanne Fenton was among those first on the ground to support the recovery effort. Continue reading Reflections from the frontline of an emergency
Matt Bubner, who works for the Department of Human Services as a Service Officer at the myGov shopfront in Adelaide, has seen dramatic transformations in technology and the way customers complete their Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support business over the last 25 years. Continue reading Matt talks 25 years of tech transformation
People affected by the Sampson Flat bushfire in South Australia in January 2015 only have a limited time left to lodge a claim for the Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment (DRP) and the Disaster Recovery Allowance (DRA).
Elizabeth and Port Adelaide residents will be able to do more government business in one place when Centrelink and Medicare services come together to form two Department of Human Services one-stop shops.