Human Services
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.
Appropriations 6614408000
Departmental expenses 4987514000
Average staffing level 28647
18 Canberra Avenue
Forrest ACT 2603


Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    Constitution and Administrative Arrangement Orders

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality


  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    Social Security and Welfare;Health

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Department

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

    26 October 2004

  • Postal Address

    PO Box 7788 Canberra Business Centre ACT 2610

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