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Queensland Branches Conference 2016 Invited speaker Honourable Shannon Fentiman MP

Event Details
Venue: Online
State: Online
CPD hrs: .5

AASW members: Free
Non-members: $0

Organiser: AASW

AASW Queensland Braches hosted a Social Work Conference, at the University of Queensland St Lucia campus in November 2016. The conference was designed to have a broad focus on the profession, the communities we work with and the challenges social workers face when working toward achieving social justice. Invited speaker Honourable Shannon Fentiman MP - discussing her role as MP in Queensland covering three busy portfolios that interconnect with social workers in their day to day practice.

Presenter details

Honourable Shannon Fentiman MP is Queensland’s Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence, Minister for Communities, Women and Youth and Minister for Child Safety and a Member for Waterford.

Shannon holds a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Hons) from QUT and a Master of Laws from Melbourne University. She was admitted as a Legal Practitioner in 2007. Shannon is committed to social justice and throughout her career has worked to improve the lives of working people. She is passionate about fighting discrimination and unfairness at work and in the community. A critical priority for Shannon is tackling domestic and family violence and violence against women more broadly, and she plays a key role in the Palaszczuk Government’s urgent efforts to end violence.


AASW Members: Free
Non-members: $30

Method of delivery

Recording of speech - streamed from the AASW's online training platform


20 minutes


Register for access by following the link to the right. Upon registering, you will receive a confirmation email - please read this email carefully, as it provides your access to the online course.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers