Cairns woman Hazel Oosen has spent 40 years working with Indigenous communities in Far North Queensland. She’ll spend NAIDOC Week reflecting on that time and celebrating her culture with family and friends.Continue reading Four decades of supporting Indigenous communities in Far North Queensland
When Australians are struggling, Andrew Gregory hits the road. As part of the Mobile Servicing Team, he’s visited around 700 towns and travelled thousands of kilometres in purpose built trucks to deliver desperately needed support around the country.Continue reading Everywhere man: more than a decade on the road giving a hand-up to rural Aussies
Amara Tholley will never forget the 10 second argument with his brother over a new white shirt that literally saved his life.Continue reading Hobart man’s journey from human shield to supporting others
On International Women’s Day Kristy Moran is paving the way for young Australian women both on and off the field. She plays Gridiron around Australia and across the world, including a full season for Chicago where she became International Player of the Year!Continue reading Kristy’s story – International Women’s Day 2019
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.
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.
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.
30 September is International Translation Day, which celebrates the crucial work language professionals do to build understanding in the 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.