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
3 December 2013 - Celebrating International Day of People with Disability
The Department of Human Services has signed a new three year contract with Koomarri JobMatch to provide assistance with an array of administrative tasks to departmental staff nationwide.
28 November 2013 - Margate leads the way to bridge the digital divide
The Redcliffe Peninsula is leading the way as the first community in Australia to experience Centrelink and Medicare services centred on digital ways of doing business.
25 November 2013 - A drive for better hearing
The Australian Hearing Bus visited Mudgee today, giving local residents the opportunity to access a free hearing check.
19 November 2013 - No decision on Government Service Delivery Expansion
The Australian Government has not granted permission to Australia Post to "expand into" government service delivery such as Centrelink services despite an online report in today's Australian Financial Review titled "AusPost gets green light for Centrelink duties", following a senate estimates hearing.