Department of Human Services

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The Department of Human Services (DHS) brings together a range of services, funding and policy responsibilities which together support fairness, opportunity and choice for all South Australians.

DHS has lead responsibility on behalf of the South Australian government in the areas of:

The department also provides

DHS has lead policy responsibility in relation to women, youth and volunteers.


Lois Boswell is the Chief Executive for the Department of Human Services.

DHS organisational chart (PDF 675.8 KB)

DHS organisational chart - plain text

Page last updated : 06 Apr 2022

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