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Victorian Branch Annual Members' Meeting 2019

Event Details
Date: 22 October 2019
Time: 5:30 to 8pm
Venue: AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
State: Victoria
CPD hrs: 2.5 hrs


Organiser: AASW Vic Branch
Further information

Enquiries: Rosanna Di Grazia
Ph: 03 9320 1012

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You are invited to attend the 2019 Annual Members Meeting of the Victorian Branch of the Australian Association of Social Workers. All members are invited to attend to find out updates and highlights from 2018-19 and vote in the election of the remaining positions on our Branch Manager Committee.


See attached to the right.

Drinks and nibbles will start from 5.30pm followed by meeting proceedings at 6.00pm

Guest speakers

We are delighted to advise that our Guest Speaker will be Kate Incerti, Team Leader, Housing and Homelessness, at the City of Port Phillip.

Kate is the winner of the Victorian Social Worker of the Year Award 2019. For the past 22 years, in her role as Team Leader, Housing and Homelessness, at the City of Port Phillip, Kate has made an extraordinary and enduring contribution to the homelessness sector. Her tireless and expansive work over this period, for the most part as a sole worker, is deeply respected throughout the sector and well-beyond. Her work has spanned many domains including direct practice, project management, policy and advocacy work, strategic development, leadership of key partnerships and networks, amongst many others. Read Christine Craik's Speech Announcing Kate Incerti and describing Kate's achievements here.

Practice group overviews will be provided by Cassie Tu, Co-Convenor of the Individual Funding Social Work Practice Group and Margaret Batley, Convenor and Jodie Baker, Committee Member of the Latrobe Valley Social Work Practice Group. June Allan will be providing an update on the Lyra Taylor Fund Memorial Working Group.

Pictured right: Victorian Social Worker of the Year 2019 Kate Incerti and Victorian Branch President Alex Bhathal.


AASW Melbourne Office
Level 7, 14-20 Blackwood Street, North Melbourne

Our venue is close to Flemington Road and near the Royal Women's and Royal Melbourne Hospitals.

Please note: We recommend travelling via public transport if possible. Our office is close to the CBD and a short walk from the Haymarket Walk/Elizabeth Street tram stop (trams 19 & 59) and the Grattan Street tram stop (trams 55 & 59). Parking in the area is generally on-street, metered parking and is limited. There are limited 2 hour free street parking spaces nearby in Courtney Street or metered 4 hour parking in Blackwood Street, Howard Street and surrounds. Road works are in progress on Blackwood St and nearby streets.

The Blackwood St Car Park (located on the ground level the AASW is located in) is currently offering a $20 flat rate per day per exit between 7:30am to 7:30pm. The car park accommodates up to 200 cars. You need to book online prior to arrival at Blackwood St Car Park.

There is also a parking facility at the VCCC Building that offers safe car parking every day of the week from 6:00am to 9:00pm ($30 per day). More information available here.

There are facilities available outside the building to lock bikes.


Registration are now closed.

Registration is FREE to all.

Light refreshments and nibbles will be provided.

If you are a member, please login using your membership number.

2.5 CPD hours. Category 3: Professional Identity - attending an AASW event.

If you live in a rural or remote area, or interstate, and would like to participate by webinar please register online at The broadcast will commence at 6pm.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers