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SA Branch

Branch Overview

AASW South Australia is an active Branch with over 1800 members from the dry west coast to the cooler eastern coast and everywhere in between, managed by a voluntary Branch Management Committee elected by the membership. Our major focus areas are the enhancement of the social work profession and the wellbeing of our members.

The SA Branch President can be contacted here

The AASW Branch Services Coordinator can be contacted here

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Branch Spotlight

Get Involved, Make Connections!

The AASW SA Branch is an extremely active Branch with many Practice and Networking Groups available to join.
Practice Groups are related to specific areas of practice while Networking Groups are either location or interest based.

Upcoming SA Events


Check the SA Event Calendar for updates


South Australian Social Worker of the Year Awards

The SA Branch is pleased to announce that the biennial SA Social Worker of the Year Awards will be held again in 2023.  Nominations will open in early January. 

Run biennially, the South Australian Social Worker of the Year Awards highlights the positive contribution of social workers to individuals, families and communities. The awards also serve to showcase the immense diversity, professionalism, commitment and capacity of social work practitioners, teams and organisations, and what they collectively achieve to strengthen the South Australian community.

Please find access via the links to post 2021 event information:
Photos The photos are stored on Facebook however as it is public access you do not need a Facebook account to view them.


Video:  Working in Culture (2021)

On behalf of the AASW, Shirley Young offered students this presentation about working inclusively with Aboriginal people for Reconciliation Week 2021 (Passcode: Pd*6Qmdf)


Video:  Regional Social Workers in Whyalla  (2021)

Spencer Gulf News interviewed rural social workers and SA Branch President, Patricia Muncey in Whyalla for the AASW SA Branch Regional Tour in honour of the AASW's 75th Anniversary.  View 11min to 12.46min.


Workplace Wellness Guide for Allied Health

Through their involvement in the South Australian Allied Health Professional Associations Workplace Wellbeing Consortium, the AASW SA Branch has helped to develop an information booklet and healthy workplace pledge to be rolled out to all Allied Health Practices across South Australia. Download your copy today


AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers