Organisation structure

The Department of Human Services structure is designed to ensure that we are delivering the Government's key priorities such as service delivery reform.

Under Secretary Kathryn Campbell, our Associate Secretary and Deputy Secretaries are responsible for the delivery of our high quality services to our customers. What we do can be grouped into four broad functions: strategy, service design, service delivery, and enabling.

The following organisation chart shows the department’s structure and position occupancy.

Statutory appointments

The Department of Human Services names the following people as statutory appointments.

  • Barry Sandison, Chief Executive Medicare - under sub-section 4 (2) (b) of the Human Services (Medicare) Act 1973 from 16 December 2013
  • Grant Tidswell, Chief Executive Centrelink — under sub-section 7(2) (b) of the Human Services (Centrelink) Act 1997 from 26 August 2012