Women are well represented across the Department of Human Services, as more than 70 per cent of department staff and 46 per cent of the substantive Senior Executive Service are women. Continue reading Championing gender equality on International Women’s Day
When Marsha Maule-Murphy arrived from Trinidad and drove from Adelaide to Alice Springs for the first time, she was astounded by the sheer distance to her new home. She’d just come from an island that can be crossed in a few hours.
This International Mother Language Day, the Department of Human Services is celebrating its use of Indigenous language services.
Providing services to the whole of Australia can be tricky but the Department of Human Services’ Remote Servicing Team does an outstanding job, travelling across our vast land to support customers in remote and regional communities. Continue reading Braving the elements to serve outback Australia
As a Multicultural Service Officer at the Department of Human Services, Di Hong Lam connects with culturally and linguistically diverse communities to update them on the latest changes to policies, payments and services.
Continue reading The ‘Sound of Hope’ for Chinese communities
Three years ago, Department of Human Services Customer Service Officer Karen was diagnosed with cancer.
Continue reading Strength, hope and awareness for people living with sarcoma
Running a Queensland service centre for the Department of Human Services isn’t the only thing keeping Esther Warcon busy. Continue reading Esther’s award winning support for Yeppoon Youth
Once a year, the Quang Minh Buddhist Temple in Melbourne is transformed into a hub to provide valuable information about the Department of Human Services’ payments and services. Continue reading Live, pray and learn at Quang Minh Buddhist Temple
A steps challenge saw Department of Human Services staff in West Victoria collectively walk, run and jog the equivalent of two trips around Australia. Continue reading West Victoria steps up to the challenge
It can be very daunting for people who unexpectedly find themselves responsible for a child’s ongoing care. But support is available via the Department of Human Services’ Grandparent Adviser network. Continue reading Grandparent Advisers provide tailored assistance to non-parent carers