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Opportunities to get involved with the ACT branch

Join a Committee, Sub-Committee or Working Group

We are currently seeking nominations for the following positions on our ACT Branch Management Committee.

If you've ever considered getting involved, we'd love to hear from you!

Five (5) Branch Management Committee positions

Take a look at our current Branch Management Committee here

Download the Nomination Form here

To nominate for any of the above positions, please complete the Nomination Form and return to the Returning Officer at elections@aasw.asn.au.

The deadline for nominations is 24 hours prior to our ACT Branch Annual Members' Meeting to be held on Thursday 22 October 2020 at 6pm. This means the deadline for submission of nominations is 6pm Wednesday 21 October 2020.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to our Branch Management Committees. If you have any questions regarding your eligibility or how to nominate, please email elections@aasw.asn.au.

If you would like to talk further about these opportunities please feel welcome to contact Hayley at the ACT Branch via email or phone on 9320 1000.


Submit an Expression of Interest to Deliver a Webinar or Workshop

The ACT Branch hosts a program of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities throughout the year with a view to supporting our members and colleagues to develop and enhance their professional social work skills, knowledge and expertise.

Expressions of Interest are invited from social work professionals, trainers, facilitators and educators to provide a range of seminars and workshops for the ACT Branch for the financial year 2020-21.

Currently, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all CPD offerings are online generally one hour webinar but we are happy to explore the possibility of Half Day (3 hour online workshops) and Full Day (6 hour online workshops) or potentially a series of webinars or workshops. Depending on the progression of the pandemic and the nature of restrictions, we hope to be able to move towards a combination of online and face-to-face workshops moving into 2021.

View or download the CPD Expression of Interest Form here

Please submit the completed Expression of Interest Form along with a copy of your Curriculum Vitae and/or a Presenter Biography and photograph to the Victorian Branch via aaswvic@aasw.asn.au.

All Expressions of Interest will be reviewed by the Branch Management Committee. We encourage AASW members to become engaged in the delivery of our CPD program though non-members are also very welcome to submit an Expression of Interest.

If you would like more information, please contact Hayley at the ACT Branch on (03) 9320 1000 or via email on aaswact@aasw.asn.au.


Join an Existing Practice Group

The ACT Branch currently has two Practice Groups.

Both groups have a voluntary Convenor who is an AASW member and each group has their own page on our website.

Members and non-members are welcome to participate in these groups but it's important to register your attendance for meetings and events so that we can can send you the most up-to-date information, any zoom details, and we also automatically record any associated CPD hours to your CPD log!

See our Events Calendar to register to attend an upcoming meeting or event


Start a New Practice Group

We welcome applications from AASW members to establish a new Practice Group at any time.

There are minimum requirements that need to be met to establish a group and groups need to complete an application form and develop a Terms of Reference specific to their proposed group.

There are also guidelines for the operation of these groups.

The ACT Branch Management Committee (BMC) makes decisions regarding applications to establish a new Practice Group, and also provides oversight of the work of the Practice Group.

The ACT Branch provides ongoing support to Convenors and Practice Groups.

If you are keen to explore the possibility of starting a new group, make contact with Hayley at the ACT Branch via email or phone on 9320 1000.

View the Terms of Reference and Operating Guidelines for Establishing a Practice Group here

View or Download the Application Form to Establish a Practice Group here

Contact us

ACT Branch Services Coordinator
Hayley Dougal


P: 03 9320 1000 or 1800 630 124 (toll free alternative)
E: aaswact@aasw.asn.au
W:www.aasw.asn.au/act

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