The brave acts of Australian firefighters and volunteers have inspired a new children’s book in recognition of this year’s unprecedented bushfire season. The book titled “My Dad, The Secret Superhero” is the story of a little girl who discovers her dad’s biggest secret – he fights fire monsters!
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Mobile Service Centre Director receives Australia Day Achievement award
When a Mobile Service Centre drives into a rural or regional town, it provides a lifeline for communities that don’t have regular access to face to face government services. For Colin Hall, it marks the culmination of months of work by his team.
Broadmeadows Multicultural Service Officer a friendly face for new arrivals
When new refugees and migrants arrive in Broadmeadows, Nurjan Eser is there to welcome them to their new community. Her job is to help families establish their lives in Australia at what can be a very overwhelming time.
Volunteering – Kathy’s committed to the cause
Katherine woman Kathy Skuse has received a national award recognising 15 years of volunteer work with Emergency Services. She has worked on many high profile disasters including the search for Malaysian Airlines MH370 and the Queensland floods in 2009.
DHS and Koomarri JobMatch
Today is International Day of People with Disability where we recognise the valuable contribution people with disability make to our workforce.
Walking the talk on inclusion and diversity
For more than two decades the Department of Human Services has ensured employment opportunities for Canberrans with disability, through its partnership with Koomarri.
7 Things You Need to Know When Finishing School
2019 is quickly drawing to a close and if you’re finishing school and moving on to tertiary study or an apprenticeship, there’s a lot to think about. We’ve pulled together our top 7 tips to help you get out there and chase your dreams.
Climbing mountains to support ACT disability services
A world champion and a new cycling enthusiast will be riding alongside each other in a gruelling adventure to raise money for respite and other support services for people with disabilities in the ACT region.
Statement – Child Care Subsidy balancing outcomes
If a family disagrees with their Child Care Subsidy balancing outcome, or has information to provide that may impact their entitlement, we encourage them to call us on 136 150.
If someone does experience any issues, we work with them closely to resolve them.
Welcoming the world to Gippsland
Gippsland woman Kerryn Carpenter has always wanted to travel the world – now the world is coming to her.
When newly arrived refugees and migrants settle in the area, she is one of the first people they meet. Her job is to welcome them and help them establish their lives in Australia.