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National Study of Social Work Students 2015-16

Australian Association of Social Workers and James Cook University have published a briefing paper about and the key findings of the National Study of Social Work Students. The study surveyed 2320 students across Australia in 2015.

The key findings in the paper provide evidence on the need to increase the rates of government allowances particularly Youth Allowance, Austudy and Abstudy. We will use this evidence in our advocacy for better student allowances and increasing the number of students who are entitled to government support.

What we asked social work students

In the survey, conducted between April and August 2015, we asked students the following questions

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers