See More

Latrobe Valley Social Work Practice Group


Phone: 0402 984 959

LVSWPG Committee Members

Margaret Batley, Co-Convenor
Melinie Ridge, Co-Convenor
Charity Sims-Jenkins, Secretary
TBD, Treasurer
Jodie Baker, Committee Member
Ignacio Rodriguez, Committee Member

Committee position Treasurer is open for people to nominate.

Pictured right: View west along Post Office Pl towards Post Office and Franklin St. Courtesy of Travel Victoria.


To provide a space for social workers in the Latrobe Valley to network, strengthen their social work identity and promote the social work profession.


  • To promote the value of the social work profession
  • To provide a space for social workers to network with one another
  • To provide social workers with an opportunity to build and reclaim their social work identity
  • To reduce isolation among social workers
  • To inform and influence the AASW branch regarding regional and national issues relevant to social work practice and values
  • To connect Gippsland social workers to the AASW Branch
  • To support the personal and professional development of social workers


Social workers and social work students who are eligible for AASW membership.


If you would like to join this practice group, please fill out the membership form. You can either fill in the online form or print out our brochure and send the completed form to


2020 meeting dates will be announced in the near future, to stay informed contact

Contact the Victorian Branch

Level 7, 14-20 Blackwood Street
North Melbourne

PO Box 2008
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Parkville Vic 3050

T: 03 9320 1000

Connect with us on:

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers