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 November 2014 – Welfare web reveals $2 million rort
An investigation by the Department of Human Services has uncovered evidence of a $2 million systematic welfare rort among a family network in NSW.
18 November 2014 – More than 2.7 million tax returns lodged via myGov
This was the first year people used their myGov account to lodge their income tax returns via e-tax or the new myTax service.
12 November 2014 – Department of Human Services in Port Augusta is moving
Port Augusta and surrounding residents will have access to a brand new Department of Human Services shop front from early 2015.
05 November 2014 – Minister's meet and greet in Hurstville
Department of Human Services staff working with the multicultural Hurstville community today demonstrated how the department's range of digital services are making a difference for local residents.