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Position papers and statements

In line with the AASW's commitment to social justice and human rights, this page contains the AASW's key position documents on a range of issues. For further information about the AASW's position in relation to other issues also view our submissions and media releases.


Asylum seekers and refugees

Child Protection and Adoption

Climate Change

Death penalty

Family violence



Homelessness and housing

Income management and support

Indigenous health, education, employment and recognition

LGBTIQA+ rights

Mental health

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers