Once a year, the Quang Minh Buddhist Temple in Melbourne is transformed into a hub to provide valuable information about the Department of Human Services’ payments and services.
The Department of Human Services regularly runs information seminars to assist culturally and linguistically diverse community groups and their members to better understand the services available to them.
A Multicultural Service Officer from the Department of Human Services is making a difference in the lives of Melbourne-based Vietnamese mothers through digital services information sessions.
Department of Human Services Multicultural Service Officer Sreta Mrkic is based in the Northern Sydney region and is committed to using his skills to help others.
Cuc Lam came to Australia as a refugee from Vietnam, fleeing the country in 1978 with no money, few items of clothing and no grasp of the English language.
Divesh Narayan is one of around 70 Multicultural Service Officers who work with migrant and refugee communities connecting with the department and other agencies.