The parents of Guillermo Rodriguez, Maria and Vince Rodriguez, are thankful that their son has begun work as a Hewlett Packard Enterprise employee at the Department of Human Services as part of the Dandelion Programme.
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Harmony Day is on 21 March and celebrates Australia’s cultural, linguistic and religious diversity with the motto ‘everyone belongs’.
Continue reading Harmony Day is a reminder that ‘everyone belongs’
On World Social Work Day the Department of Human Services recognises and celebrates the important role social workers have in the department providing support to all Australians.
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Tanya Kaplan came to Australia as a 17 year old. She first landed in Darwin from Cyprus and was making her way to South Australia where her fiancé lived.
Continue reading Knowledge is power – overcoming social isolation
This year the Australian Government expanded their popular Indigenous Apprenticeships Programme (IAP) again, with more Government agencies offering more positions to Indigenous apprentices.
Continue reading Indigenous Apprenticeships Programme expanding with even more opportunities
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from General Manager Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during March 2017. Continue reading March 2017 update #DHSTV
Over tens of thousands of years, more than 700 Indigenous languages and dialects have been spoken by Australia’s First Nations people on their lands.
Continue reading Our multilingual Indigenous staff
The Department of Human Services employs around 70 Multicultural Service Officers (MSOs) across the country to deliver targeted services to culturally and linguistically diverse customers.
Continue reading Happy International Mother Language Day from our Multicultural Service Officers
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from General Manager Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during February 2017.
Continue reading February 2017 update #DHSTV
Since 2006, Kaled Ajaj has been a Multicultural Service Officer (MSO) at the Department of Human Services, based in in Geelong, Victoria.
Continue reading Kaled reflects on his journey to connect with customers