International Day of People with Disability is on 3 December 2018, and is a significant day for the Department of Human Services.
Continue reading Disability no barrier for staff at Department of Human Services
In just four years, a dedicated group of people have raised a quarter of a million dollars using nothing more than peddle power.
Continue reading Hartley Cycle Challenge won’t ‘tyre’ David out
Moving away from your home, family and culture can be incredibly difficult. For Department of Human Services ABSTUDY Travel Officer Emily Strok, it meant a world of opportunity.
Continue reading Helping remote communities to access education
Tropical skies and crystal clear water is part of everyday life in Samoa. But it wasn’t all long walks on the beach and drinking from coconuts for university student Grace Barron.
Continue reading A student’s journey from regional Australia to Samoa
30 September is International Translation Day, which celebrates the crucial work language professionals do to build understanding in the community.
Continue reading Translations a clear win for community
To have acknowledgement of my existence, to be respected and to keep my dignity.
These were the three last wishes of Ethel, an aged care resident.
Continue reading Ethel’s Three Wishes
When Department of Human Services graduate Oleksandr Dorohokuplia first arrived in Australia he lived in Alice Springs.
Continue reading Oleksandr’s journey from South Africa to Alice Springs
Every day around the world, armed conflict affects ordinary people. It threatens their well-being and dignity. It threatens their lives.
Continue reading Resettlement journey – a long way from Iraq to Armidale
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