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Professional development

Social Work Online Training

SWOT provides 24/7 training on a variety of topics. Use it to help meet your CPD requirements.

SWOT: Social work & politics

Guest speaker at Tasmania's annual dinner in November, Emeritus Professor Jim Ife, spoke about social work in the current challenging political climate.

SWOT: QLD conference keynote

Listen to Assoc. Professor Munjed Al Muderis on fleeing Saddam Hussein’s Iraq and being held in detention before being able to pursue his career as a pioneering surgeon.

SWOT: Culturally sensitive practice in mental health

Presented by Jatinder Kaur, this training focuses on working with clients from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in the mental health field.

RSWAPG 13th Biennial National Rural Remote Social Work Conference 2017

Register for this conference, and explore and appreciate the importance of local knowledge and relationships, the footprint we leave within communities and our understanding of what makes rural social work practice inspirational.

Video: How to update your CPD record

A step-by-step video on how to update your professional development in your membership record

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Member notices

Visit our Student Centre

The AASW's Student Centre provides information and resources for prospective, current and newly graduated social work students.

AGM minutes

The Annual General Meeting minutes for 2015 were adopted at the AGM held in Queensland in November 2016.

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Our website security has been updated. To continue to be able to access it, make sure your browser is up to date!

Financial and annual reports

Read the AASW's audited financial and annual reports for the 2015-16 financial year. They are just two of the many ways we keep our members up-to-date.

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Social policy and advocacy

Migration legislation amendment submission

The AASW has strongly opposed this Bill because it does not comply with Australia's international human rights and legal obligations.

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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