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AASW Webinar Recording | Mandatory vaccination and social work

Event Details
Date: Ongoing
Venue: Online
CPD hrs: 1.5 hours
CPD Category: 3 - Professional identity

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Organiser: AASW


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Watch the 1.5 hour recording of AASW's Mandatory vaccination and social work information session from 29 November 2021.

The AASW's live webinar and Q&A event with Anthony Massaro – Principal at Russell Kennedy Lawyers. With 19 years’ legal experience and a special interest in Occupational Health & Safety law, Anthony provides information about rights and obligations regarding Covid-19 vaccination under Chief Health Orders.

Anthony also answers audience questions and discusses the legal context of mandatory vaccination; including implications for your practice with clients and as private practitioners.

Please note: The information contained in this event is intended as general commentary and should not be regarded as legal advice. Should you require specific legal advice on the topics or areas discussed please contact the presenter directly. This presentation is intended for guests of the AASW only. Any recording of the live presentation must not be reproduced or disseminated outside the AASW without prior written approval from Russell Kennedy.

"I believe this was an essential training to address the complexities and provide knowledge on the legal and privacy laws regarding Covid19 vaccinations" – training participant, May 2022.

"Anthony did a fantastic job at answering Social Worker's concerns and provided relevant information" – webinar participant, November 2022.

1.5 hours of CPD activity: Category 3, professional identity


Anthony Massaro

Anthony Massaro is a Principal in the workplace relations, employment and safety practice at Russell Kennedy Lawyers. He has been providing advice on employment, discrimination and safety issues in the social and community sectors for over 18 years. He has been recognised in Best Lawyers since 2014 in relation to his expertise in Occupational Health and Safety Law. Anthony has contributed to or written articles for The Age, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Courier Mail, the Law Institute Journal of Victoria and the Victorian Women Lawyers’ Journal.

Anthony has been heavily involved in providing advice to the social and community sector in response to the COVID-19 pandemic since March 2020, and has advised hundreds of organisations in a range of sectors across Australia in relation to vaccination and mask requirements.

Method of delivery

Once you have registered for this recording, all online content is available to view at your convenience via the AASW online on-demand training platform.

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Subtitles are available.


The webinar recording duration is 1.5 hours.


This recording can be claimed for CPD purposes, consistent with the CPD Goals and Hours Requirements.

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