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Published: 27 November 2018
In wake of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on Sunday, Australian Association of Social Workers national president Christine Craik says governments need to be more responsive to the building tide of social change around ending gendered violence.
Published: 8 October 2018
A woman has died in hospital after stumbling into a Dome Cafe in Perth's southern suburbs with serious neck injuries from an alleged assault.
Published: 12 September 2018
Government payments worth knowing about
You may qualify and not even know it – so it pays to check.
Published: 31 July 2018
A Wollongong self-care project which helped Syrian refugees deal with past traumas could soon be delivered internationally.
Published: 18 June 2018
We need a cultural shift
Again we are "shocked" at a horrific attack on a woman and again we are looking for answers.
Published: 5 April 2018
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Published: 2 April 2018
Recent arguments about the removal of Indigenous children from their families fail to appreciate the complexity of the issue. Reducing the debate to oversimplified understandings of the factors that contribute to the devastating disparity in outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous children will only further entrench this inequality.
Published: 19 March 2018
The social work sector is changing. Demographic trends such as an ageing population are key drivers of this change, along with the integration of technology into service delivery.
Published: 8 March 2018
The SA Branch of the Australian Association of Social Workers has held an Election Forum to discuss key issues facing workers and the sector.
Published: 22 February 2018
"The Mary Moylan Award recognises the dedication and achievement of all AASW members in the Northern Territory." - Vikki Martin-Moller, NT Branch President.
Published: 17 January 2018
Students know completing a university degree gives them a better chance of landing a high-paying job, often after surviving financial hardship while studying. But striking a balance between life, work and study appears to be getting tougher.
Published: 16 January 2018
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