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Phyllis is making a difference on Thursday Island

Tucked away in the Torres Strait, the Department of Human Services Thursday Island Service Centre is unique in many ways. For a start, it is run by staff members who are all Torres Strait Islanders and can communicate with individuals in their first non-English languages.

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Staff reflect on what family means this National Families Week

National Families Week is held every year between 15 and 21 May, and the theme for 2017 is ‘Stronger families, stronger communities’. Department of Human Services Social Media Advisers Clarissa, Renata and Sarah talk about the strong bond they have with their families, and what family means to them .

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