Department of Human Services
(DHS) Human Services (Part of the Social Services Portfolio)
The Department of Human Services (the department) delivers social and health related services, through its Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support programmes. Through close collaboration with the community and partner agencies, the department plays an active role in developing new approaches to social and health related policy and service delivery.
Type of Body
A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity
GFS Sector Classification
Established By / Under
Constitution and Administrative Arrangement Orders
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
GFS Function / Sector Reported
Social Security and Welfare;Health
PS Act Body
Yes - Department
26 October 2004
PO Box 7788 Canberra Business Centre ACT 2610