For some people, Harmony Day is a day to celebrate different homelands by sharing homemade treats from all over the world. But for others, it means so much more.
Everyone knows applying for a job can be a tedious and tough task. But for 20-year-old Morgan, who is on the autism spectrum, just getting a look-in proved to be even more difficult. Continue reading Autism is no barrier for Brisbane Dandelion recruit
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment to improve the world. – Anne Frank Continue reading Recognising our wonderful social workers on their special day
Department of Human Services Project Officer Nicholas Anderson is proof that applying for a graduate position with the Department of Human Services can be a great career move. Continue reading Nick’s smart move
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
As Mobile Service Centres ‘Desert Pea’ and ‘Golden Wattle’ head off the beaten track in 2016 to help customers living in rural and regional areas, Mobile Service Centre (MSC) Manager Scott Walcot takes stock of the miles travelled and the support provided last year.
As spokesperson for the Department of Human Services, Hank Jongen knows a thing or two about what it’s like to be interviewed on radio. We sit down with Hank to reflect on his time on talkback radio over the last decade.
Each year, a number of Department of Human Services staff volunteer to work in a service centre or Smart Centre during the busy Christmas and New Year holiday period as part of the department’s Christmas in the Network (CITN) initiative. Continue reading Christmas cheer spreads through the network
Department of Human Services staff are taking advantage of new technology to help rural and remote customers access services. Continue reading Ground-breaking technology helps remote customers to understand their financial matters
When bushfires swept through towns and properties in the state’s south west, Bunbury residents Leanne Toy and Rebecca Stokes did everything they could to help out. Continue reading Bunbury ladies tackle fires in more ways than one