Department of Human Services staff member Andrea Mills was recognised by the Gold Coast community for her work in helping the city deal with domestic violence.
The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) commemorates the 1990 World Health Organisation decision to declassify homosexuality as a mental disorder.
The Make-A-Wish foundation has been granting wishes for seriously ill children for 30 years with the help of incredible volunteers like Department of Human Services staff member Tamara Webb.
Department of Human Services staff member Wayne Alford is the Snake Co-coordinator for Wildcare, a volunteer organisation dedicated to the “rescue, release and rehabilitation” of Australian native wildlife that operates in the NSW region surrounding Canberra.
A crisis can happen at any time – whether it be an accident or a natural disaster – and when it does, it’s good to know there’s someone ready to jump into action.
When Kerry McPherson isn’t working at the Department of Human Services she generously volunteers her time to help two organisations rehabilitate and re-home ex working animals – Chapel Lodge Standardbred Rescue and Rehabilitation Inc. and the Greyhound Adoption Program SA.
Wade is a project officer based in South Australia and in his spare time he takes his love for Star Wars to the next level, and in doing so gives something back to his community.
The Heart Foundation’s Heart Week (1-7 May) shines a spotlight on the heart health of Australians.
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from General Manager Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during May.
Social workers play a vital role in the Department of Human Services’ response during an emergency.