Senator the Hon Marise Payne
The Minister for the Department of Human Services is responsible for the operations of the Department of Human Services.
From this website you can access information in relation to the Minister's Department of Human Services responsibilities, the work of the department, the latest media releases and speeches, and information on how to contact the Minister.
Latest media releases
27 August 2014 – New online services hit 100,000 claims
Centrelink customers are now able to claim Newstart Allowance and Parenting Payment online.
20 August 2014 – Cairns Seniors fit the digital profile
A new online account feature that allows Centrelink customers to update their income and asset details online means even more convenience for Cairns seniors.
20 August 2014 – Hervey Bay bridges the digital divide during Seniors Week
This Seniors Week, Hervey Bay seniors are breaking stereotypes by jumping on board the digital evolution of government service delivery.
19 August 2014 – Citizenship testing close to home
People living in some areas of regional Australia can now sit the Australian Citizenship test at their local Centrelink or Medicare Service Centre.