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
2 September 2015 – West Australian fraudster jailed
A Western Australian woman who deliberately defrauded the Commonwealth of over $95,000 has today been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment, to serve a minimum of 9 months.
1 September 2015 – Customers give thumbs up to new myGov shopfront
An innovative shopfront for government services in Perth's CBD has hit the mark with customers, with hundreds of people using digital government services.
26 August 2015 – Minister unveils second enterprise trail marker
The unveiling of the second 'Enterprise Trail' marker in Springvale today has recognised the contribution of government staff who helped welcome newly arrived migrants through the former Enterprise Migrant Hostel.
25 August 2015 – Students recognised during Hearing Awareness Week
Minister for Human Services Marise Payne today announced hearing impaired students Elle Hessey and Grace Young as the winners of Australian Hearing's I Can Hear You Now Award.