Stuart Robert

New minister, new look for all Human Services shopfronts

The Department of Human Services hopes marketing will provide another opportunity for a fresh start, updating its physical shopfront fit-outs and making use of "the latest digital trends" to create "unique digital and online experiences" for the public. Read More

Autism spectrum traineeship program expanded to Canberra

The Department of Human Services has made 15 traineeships available specifically to people with autism spectrum disorders in its Canberra offices. Minister for Human Services Stuart Robert announced today that the Dandelion program, which already runs in Adelaide and Brisbane, would be extended to the capital. The three-year traineeships are in the department's ICT Hub, and are being delivered in partnership with Hewlett-Packard Australia and the Specialist People Foundation. In a statement today, the minister said the program would help young adults with ASD "feel confident and excited about the future" as they entered the workforce. Robert continued: Read More