Tasmanian Seniors Week (16 – 22 October) is a chance to shine a light on the growing number of older Australians embracing the Internet.
With around one in five Australians speaking a language other than English at home and over 400 languages spoken in Australia, the Department of Human Services provides extensive support to people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
The Department of Human Services’ Mobile Service Centre ‘Golden Wattle’ recently toured rural and regional communities in Tasmania, to provide information, support and access to government services.
NAIDOC Week is a great opportunity to share the work the Department of Human Services Indigenous Specialist Officers do.
Department of Human Services staff put their passion for golf to good use and took on the challenge of playing every golf course across Tasmania in one month to raise money for beyondblue.
Kurt Tuthill Program Manager at the Department of Human Services has fond memories of his Dad bringing home an orphaned wombat when he was 5 years old, so it’s not surprising in his spare time he’s now a wildlife carer in Tasmania.
Department of Human Services staff from Tasmania have reached a new milestone, generously raising over $30,000 this year for a range of local, national and international causes and charities. Continue reading Digging for $30,000 worth of change
An innovative program promoting literacy awareness among Centrelink payment recipients will now be rolled out more widely across Tasmania following the success of a community trial in Bridgewater. Continue reading Human Services collaborates with 26TEN to promote literacy