From 1 February 2020, the Department of Human Services became Services Australia.
In April, the government introduced the Coronavirus Supplement and JobKeeper Payments to help support Australians through the coronavirus pandemic. Both of these changes were due to end in late September.
Just a few years ago, Cameron wasn’t sure whether he would be able to find a full time job, or be part of a team doing meaningful work.
Today, Cameron is an Operational Intelligence Analyst at Services Australia in Brisbane. He is one of 11 new recruits for the Aurora Neurodiversity Program.
Staying at home during the current global pandemic has highlighted a grim reality for many. Home is not a safe place for the many Australians who live with family and domestic violence.
Families across the country are getting their balancing outcomes, with Services Australia in the thick of balancing family payments for 2019-20.
Five years ago, Services Australia Social Worker Veronica made headlines for being part of the largest exchange of organs in Australian medical history. It involved 7 donors, 7 recipients, 6 hospitals across 3 cities.
It is an unfortunate reality of modern life that wherever there is some form of government support for people in crisis, there seems to be someone else trying to illegally get their hands on some of it.