The Department of Social Services works to improve the lifetime wellbeing of migrants and refugees settling in Australia by responding to their specific needs, encouraging their independence and participation in the Australian community. We support a productive, harmonious and diverse society for all Australians.
The Department on behalf of the Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership, recently commissioned research to better understand volunteering and giving within culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) and Indigenous communities. Continue Reading
The Australian Human Rights Commission established the Human Rights Medal in 1987 to be presented annually in recognition of outstanding personal endeavour in the cause of human rights. Continue Reading