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
22 September 2014 – Mobile Service Centre coming to Central West to help farmers
Central West farmers experiencing hardship are encouraged to the visit Mobile Service Centre ‘Desert Pea’ where they can meet with Department of Human Services staff and discuss possible government assistance.
18 September 2014 – Webclaim online service for health care providers
The Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) has launched a new online claims system for allied health providers servicing the veteran community.
9 September 2014 – 15 month imprisonment for Kalgoorlie welfare fraud
A Kalgoorlie woman has been sentenced to up to 15 months jail for defrauding the Federal Government of over $32,000 in welfare payments.
2 September 2014 – Free financial information helping women get MoneySmart
The Department of Human Services is helping Australian women get MoneySmart this week.