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Department of Human Services (Australia)

Owning Institution:

Independent review of health providers’ access to Medicare card numbers: final report

This review report identifies options to improve the security of Medicare card numbers within the Department of Human Services' HPOS system, while continuing to support access to health services without unnecessarily increasing the administrative workload faced by health professionals.

2016-17 Budget measure: youth, jobs, PaTH

The Youth Employment Package aims to give young job seekers under 25 years of age the employability skills and real work experience they need to get a job. The package will boost young people’s job prospects by helping them be better prepared for the workplace...

Co-Design Community Engagement Prototype: outcomes report

The Australian Government Department of Human Services (the department) partnered with the Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) to test a way of engaging and collaborating with the community and stakeholders.

Families with multiple and complex needs

People with complex needs may have to negotiate several issues in their life, such as physical or mental illness, substance abuse and disability. They may be living in deprived circumstances and lack access to suitable housing, employment or meaningful daily activities. Each individual with multiple...

Children and their families

The Specialist Practice Resources are a valuable tool for practitioners, but do not replace the Child Protection Practice Manual, which is a step-by-step operational tool to help with day-to-day procedures. They have been designed as a useful guide to help practitioners deal with the particularly...