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
15 July 2014 – Gladstone offers new one-stop shop for government services
Gladstone residents will have the benefit of Centrelink and Medicare services under one roof from Monday 21 July.
15 July 2014 – Aitkenvale part of the government services revolution
Townsville residents will be able to do more of their government business in one place when Aitkenvale Medicare moves in with Centrelink on Monday 21 July.
11 July 2014 – Evolution of government services in Frankston
Frankston joins nearly 140 Australian communities with access to government one-stop shops, where Medicare and Centrelink face-to-face services are offered under one roof.
10 July 2014 – Register, start work and get rewarded
Long-term jobseekers who find work are being encouraged to register now for a Centrelink online account to prepare for new Job Commitment Bonus payments if they stay in work.