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SA Social Worker of the Year Awards 2021

The South Australian Social Worker of the Year Awards 2021 highlights the positive contribution of social workers with 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.

The AASW through the South Australian Branch, is honoured to be hosting the South Australian Social Worker of the Year Awards 2021 which will be hosted at The Beachouse Function Centre.

Key dates:

Nominations Open: 9.00am, Wednesday 10th February 2021
Nominations Close: 5.00pm, Wednesday 7th April 2021
Awards Presentation Dinner: 6.00pm-9.30pm, Thursday 10th June 2021

SA Social Worker of the Year Awards 2021 - Nominations

Nominations for these Awards are open to direct employers, organisations and independent practitioners who are eligible for AASW Membership who are operating in the public, private or voluntary sectors, regardless of service user categories and size of organisation except where the category name indicates otherwise.

Nomination Guidelines

Nomination details and the nomination form can be downloaded using the links:




Awards Categories

The 6 Awards categories of 2021:

  1. Rising Star - proudly sponsored by Flinders Uni 
  2. Head Heart and Hands - proudly sponsored by Hesta
  3. Rural and Remote Impact - proudly sponsored by Uniting Communities
  4. Agent of Change - proudly sponsored by Department of Child Protection
  5. Supervision in the Workplace - proudly sponsored by Dr Mary Hood of ARC - Supervision
  6. Student of the Year - proudly sponsored by Centacare Catholic Country


The AASW would like to take this opportunity to acknowedge our 2021 Sponsors:

Contact us

P: 03 9320 1000 or 1800 630 124 (toll free alternative)

Tues-Fri 8.00am-4.00pm
Branch Services Coordinator:
Kristen Keley

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AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers