News and Updates 2017
World Social Work Day 2017
On Tuesday 21 March 2017 the Victorian social work community came together to celebrate World Social Work Day at the Branch's annual breakfast featuring inspirational guest speaker Rosie Batty, Founder, Director and CEO of the Luke Batty Foundation and Australian of the Year 2015.
To view the recording of the event click here. If you are a member, you can access the presentation for free if you login with your member details.
To view our media release for World Social Work Day 2017 click here.
Branch CPD Events 2017
The AASW Victorian Branch is offering a wide range of CPD Events in 2017 with more to be confirmed in the coming months.
Practice Group Meetings 2017
Visit Individual Practice Group pages or Other Events for details of upcoming meetings and events. Future meetings will be promoted through the Victorian Branch e-News and the National e-Bulletin.
Lyra Taylor Fund Grant
The Lyra Taylor Fund was established by the Victorian Branch of the Australian Association of Social Workers and is administered to advance education in relation to social work by promoting, improving and maintaining standards of professional practice, education and research; establishing and maintaining continuing professional education opportunities for members; educating and informing the public and community institutions as to the aims and objectives of professional social work. The Fund also encourages and financially supports special projects that will benefit the community.
Grants from the fund may be made to Members of the AASW (Vic Branch) for projects consistent with the Fund purposes. In 2018 the Lyra Taylor Fund Committee will make up to $7,000 available for distribution and is calling for proposals for grants to be utilised in 2017. Shortly, prospective applicants will be able to access grant guidelines and application forms via the Victorian Branch section of the AASW website. Please email or phone the Victorian Branch office on 03 9320 1012 for more information.
Social Work Connect
The November edition of Social Work Connect has just been published in digital format.
Our next edition is due for publication in April 2017. The deadline for submission is mid-March 2017.
For more information about Social Work Connect click here.
Contact the Victorian Branch
Level 7, 14-20 Blackwood Street
PO Box 2008
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Parkville Vic 3050
Phone: 03 9320 1012
Fax: 03 9328 5670
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