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2022

Stop jailing kids: calls grow to raise age of criminal responsibility

Published: 30 June 2022

Posted by Zara Powell | Jun 30, 2022

Jailing children as young as 10 in NSW prisons is adding to the problem of juvenile offenders and needs to be legislated against, a growing number of campaigners have told Central News.

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Coroner's report on the deaths of Amber Rose Rigney and Korey Lee Mitchell

Published: 22 April 2022

The Deputy State Coroner has found the 2016 domestic violence deaths of two South Australian children could have been prevented if child protection authorities took a more "vigorous role" in securing their safety.

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The Australian Association of Social Workers has released its policy wishlist

Published: 13 April 2022

The Guardian live political blog, by Amy Remeikis:

The AASW Policy Platform is informed by robust research and the experiences of our 16,000 members who work across the whole of the health and community service system.

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Surge in social workers experiencing mental health issues during Covid-19

Published: 14 March 2022

Data shows job vacancies for social workers have almost doubled since the start of the pandemic, while the Australian Association of Social Workers says the sector will need to grow by 15 per cent in the next three years to meet demand.

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AASW at Mardi Gras

Published: 5 March 2022

Here is AASW at Sydney's Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, with ABC commentary.