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
25 April 2015 – Mobile Service Centre diverted to Stroud
The Australian Government Mobile Service Centre has been diverted to Stroud tomorrow, Sunday 26 April.
24 April 2015 – Australian Government disaster assistance available this weekend
Department of Human Services staff will be on the ground in severe storm and flood-affected zones this weekend to help local residents as the recovery effort gets underway.
24 April 2015 – Australian government assistance for New South Wales storms and flooding
The Australian Government today announced that additional disaster assistance - the Disaster Recovery Payment and the Disaster Recovery Allowance - will be provided to eligible residents affected by the New South Wales storms and flooding.
10 April 2015 – Coalition IT reboot to drive welfare reform
The Coalition Government will take action to replace the Department of Human Services decades old welfare payment IT system with a modern platform, an important step in advancing welfare reform, Minister for Social Services the Hon. Scott Morrison and Minister for Human Services, Senator the Hon. Marise Payne said today.