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
23 July 2015 – New era of addressing domestic violence begins
The Department of Human Services will lead the Australian Public Service in the fight against family and domestic violence, following a speech laying out a comprehensive blueprint by the Minister at the Sydney Institute on Tuesday night.
16 July 2015 – Sutherland helping seniors get savvy with online services
Department of Human Services staff in Sutherland have achieved great success in helping older Shire residents do their government business online, by utilising the Department's digital service options.
14 July 2015 – Adelaide welcomes new myGov shopfront and Torrensville one-stop shop
Adelaide residents are now benefiting from new service arrangements in Adelaide's CBD and Torrensville.
8 July 2015 – Helping the homeless in Fortitude Valley
The Department of Human Services Community Engagement Officers will today show the vital support services they provide to homeless people and other vulnerable community members in Fortitude Valley.