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Professional development

AASW Virtual Workshop - A shift in practice: How to effectively engage with domestically violent fathers

October 5: Develop professional strategies for increased engagement with men who use DFV

AASW Webinar: Solution-focused self-care strategies for Social Workers

November 24: Learn strategies for improved overall well-being, mindset, and productivity at work.

AASW Live Webinar: Disability and the Education System

October 13 Examine the role of social work between disability and the education system

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Member notices

Life membership

Nominate a member who has made a significant contribution to the AASW. 

National Excellence Awards

Are you, or is someone you know an outstanding social worker? Nominate today for the profession's most prestigious awards.

Social Work Australia

Join the AASW Online Community Hub

Log in using your AASW member login details.


AASW Credentialing Program

We have expanded our credentialing program into Child Protection and Disability. Find out more!

Social Work Focus

Social Work Focus informs you of innovative practice, reflections, research and advice, as well as honouring the achievements of members.

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Social policy and advocacy

Medicare Benefits Schedule review

Advocating for social workers in the Medicare Benefits Schedule review. 

Submissions in progress

AASW advocacy includes responding and presenting evidence to government inquiries and royal commissions. Browse by year or by issue. We are currently preparing submissions for several government enquiries.

Position papers

Our position and briefing papers support social workers and others who are responding to government inquiries or approaching their local MP.

Scope of practice series

This series promotes social work practice in key fields and explores social work and psychosocial assessments and case management.

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