From 1 February 2020, the Department of Human Services became Services Australia.
The recent Australian Red Cross Awards highlighted the significant contribution in blood donations Department of Human Services staff have made to the important organisation, particularly in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
As Mobile Service Centres ‘Desert Pea’ and ‘Golden Wattle’ head off the beaten track in 2016 to help customers living in rural and regional areas, Mobile Service Centre (MSC) Manager Scott Walcot takes stock of the miles travelled and the support provided last year.
As spokesperson for the Department of Human Services, Hank Jongen knows a thing or two about what it’s like to be interviewed on radio. We sit down with Hank to reflect on his time on talkback radio over the last decade.
Each year, a number of Department of Human Services staff volunteer to work in a service centre or Smart Centre during the busy Christmas and New Year holiday period as part of the department’s Christmas in the Network (CITN) initiative.
Department of Human Services staff are taking advantage of new technology to help rural and remote customers access services.
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from General Manager Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during February.