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Queensland Branches Conference 2016 Keynote address Edward Santow

Event Details
Venue: Online
State: Online
CPD hrs: 1

AASW members: Free
Non-members: $30

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 key note speaker Edward Santow Human Rights Commissioner - discussing his role, and how social workers can assist in upholding Human Rights in their every day practice.

Presenter details

Edward Santow is the Human Rights Commissioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC). The AHRC is Australia’s independent national human rights institution. As Human Rights Commissioner, Ed’s role is to promote human rights by operating at the intersection between government, business and civil society. The focus of Ed’s work is to protect longstanding human rights recognised at common law and international law. These include: equality; freedom of expression and association; and procedural fairness. Ed has particular expertise in human rights, administrative and constitutional law, discrimination and freedom of information.


AASW Members: Free
Non-members: $30

Method of delivery

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


47 minutes


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AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers