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2017

Regional and remote social services the focus of new NT conference

Published: 9 February 2017

Social workers and other allied health professionals interested in regional and remote service delivery and interdisciplinary human and community services are being invited to the Australian Association of Social Workers’ Dust, Diversity and Dedication Conference in Alice Springs on 20-21 March.

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Australian government must increase refugee intake

Published: 31 January 2017

The Australian government must make a stronger commitment to fulfil its human rights obligations and increase its intake of Syrian and Iraqi refugees, in light of the United States’ immigration ban, the President of the Australian Association of Social Workers, Professor Karen Healy AM, said today.

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Centrelink debt recovery scheme - It’s time to repair our broken welfare system

Published: 13 January 2017

Centrelink’s automated debt recovery system and its policies of coercion and confusion are causing significant distress to many disadvantaged Australians, says Vice-President of the Australian Association of Social Workers, Christine Craik.

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AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers