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Sunshine Coast Practice Group (Oct)

Event Details
Date: 14 Oct 2021
Time: 6.00 - 8.00pm
Venue: Sunshine Coast, QLD
State: Qld
CPD hrs: 2
Organiser: Sunshine Coast Practice Group
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Join the Sunshine Coast Practice Group for their October meeting!

Topic/Discussion: Human Rights Commission - Presented by Caron Menashe, Senior Community Relations Officer, Qld Human Rights Commission

  • Brief overview of the Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) and who has obligations under it
  • Some of the early impacts in Queensland
  • The role of social workers under the Act

When: Thursday 14 October 2021 - 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Venue: VIa ZOOM - details will be sent to you on the day of the meeting.

Agenda: 14 October 2021


The purpose of the practice group is to provide a regular forum for social workers and social work students practicing in the Sunshine Coast region.

Specifically the group will:

  • Promote the profession and strengthen the identity of social workers on the Sunshine Coast.
  • Provide advocacy for relevant issues occurring in the Sunshine coast region.
  • Facilitate the exchange and dissemination of information relevant to social work, and relevant to local area.
  • Link with other professions and organisations in the local area through networking opportunities.
  • Host or participate in annual community awareness groups such as (Mental Health Week, Social Work Day, Refuge Week, National Youth Week, International Day of People with Disability)
  • Share information on upcoming professional development training in the local area.
  • Supportive discussions on social work practice and work place reflections.
  • Offer professional support and stimulus
  • Provide a forum for the interchange of ideas
  • Encourage guest speakers to attend meetings to further educate members.
  • Prioritise, develop, implement and advocate social policy responses, strategies and forums for Practice Group matters and link with national Company forums such as National Committees.

Convenor contact details:

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers