woman Kerryn Carpenter has always wanted to travel the world – now the world is
coming to her.
newly arrived refugees and migrants settle in the area, she is one of the first
people they meet. Her job is to welcome
them and help them establish their lives in Australia.
Continue reading Welcoming the world to Gippsland
Thousands of dollars raised by staff at the Bendigo Smart
Centre has given local breast cancer sufferers much needed time out with their
families, and provided food to relief agencies and local schools.
Continue reading Helping families find the gift of time
“It was the best email I’ve ever received,” said Grace. “I was with my aunty and she was so excited she screamed!”
Continue reading A Job for Life
Harmony Day (Wednesday 21 March) has special significance for the Department of Human Services’ staff with almost one in four from a culturally and linguistically diverse background.
Giuseppe Ardica is one of many staff who uses his language and cultural skills to make sure everyone can access government services and support regardless of their background.
Continue reading Giuseppe celebrates Harmony Day at Human Services
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
A Multicultural Service Officer from the Department of Human Services is making a difference in the lives of Melbourne-based Vietnamese mothers through digital services information sessions. Continue reading Vietnamese mums tap into Digital Services
The Department of Human Services Camperdown Agent is moving from Church Street to Pike Street from next week. Continue reading Centrelink and Medicare Agent on the move
Bendigo Foodshare and The OTIS Foundation Bendigo have received a financial boost thanks to donations from staff at the local Department of Human Services’ Smart Centre.
Continue reading Seven years of giving