The parents of Guillermo Rodriguez, Maria and Vince Rodriguez, are thankful that their son has begun work as a Hewlett Packard Enterprise employee at the Department of Human Services as part of the Dandelion Programme.
Continue reading Parents watch son flourish in Dandelion Programme
Natural disasters have a devastating impact on communities. The Department of Human Services is actively involved in the disaster recovery process, with many staff pitching in to provide support to customers.
Continue reading One year on—Staff aid in WA bushfire recovery
Harmony Day is on 21 March and celebrates Australia’s cultural, linguistic and religious diversity with the motto ‘everyone belongs’.
Continue reading Harmony Day is a reminder that ‘everyone belongs’
On World Social Work Day the Department of Human Services recognises and celebrates the important role social workers have in the department providing support to all Australians.
Continue reading World Social Work Day 2017
Multiple Birth Awareness Week celebrated 12-19 March focuses on the vital support provided to multiple birth families by the Australian Multiple Birth Association and local clubs around Australia.
Continue reading Reflecting on Multiple Birth Awareness Week
Tanya Kaplan came to Australia as a 17 year old. She first landed in Darwin from Cyprus and was making her way to South Australia where her fiancé lived.
Continue reading Knowledge is power – overcoming social isolation
Over tens of thousands of years, more than 700 Indigenous languages and dialects have been spoken by Australia’s First Nations people on their lands.
Continue reading Our multilingual Indigenous staff
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.
Continue reading Happy International Mother Language Day from our Multicultural Service Officers
Since 2006, Kaled Ajaj has been a Multicultural Service Officer (MSO) at the Department of Human Services, based in in Geelong, Victoria.
Continue reading Kaled reflects on his journey to connect with customers
You can hear the pride in Cathryn Masters’ voice when she talks about her involvement in the Dandelion Programme.
Continue reading Cathryn’s Dandelions Thrive