The Indigenous origins of a Melbourne suburb name and drawings of much love pets have been captured as part of a special fundraising project to mark Indigenous Literacy Day.
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during September 2019.
When Gold Coast man Russell Lenehan chose to spend his gap year working as a public servant, little did he know it would lead to a career spanning five decades – and the title of financial Yoda from his colleagues!
When a Mobile Service Centre drives into town, its impact is often immediate.
For one elderly couple, it provided a lifeline and access to much needed support. Ongoing medical costs meant they were struggling financially – so much so, they had been considering selling their home just to support themselves.
Imagine you’re sitting at home having dinner when the phone rings.
You answer and the person on the line says they’re from Medicare.
For Luke Neylan and Richard Harrison there’s nothing more rewarding than seeing people turn their lives around against the odds.
Gold Coast woman Jenny Koenig knew the moment her brother was placed on dialysis, she would do all she could to help save his life.
Geelong woman Naomi Grove is one of hundreds of Australians facing the agonising wait for an organ transplant.
She suffers from a genetic disease which could result in liver failure. The disease claimed the life of her mother four years ago. In the end, she was too weak for an organ transplant.
Angela Retchless lived with reduced kidney function from the age of nine. When she became so ill that her life was on the line, her father gave her the greatest gift of all – a new chance at life.
Staff at the Warwick Service Centre have found a unique way to help locals at one of the busiest times of the year. They’ve held a BYO device day to teach people how to do their government business online.