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
20 October 2014 – Child care rebate payments on the way
Around 330,000 families will receive their quarterly Child Care Rebate this month to help with out-of-pocket costs.
16 October 2014 – Medicare and Centrelink one-stop shop for Penrith
Penrith residents can access more government services in one place when Medicare services move in with Centrelink on Monday 20 October.
14 October 2014 – Take time out for Carers
To mark National Carers Week, the Australian Government Department of Human Services is reminding carers to take the time to take care of themselves.
24 September 2014 – Five million Australians sign up for myGov
The Australian Government’s online services gateway – myGov – now has five million active users.