Latest social work News

Additional targeted support for students and families
Record investment in home care packages continues
More support for domestic violence victims to end tenancies
Four reasons why cashless ‘welfare’ card trial must stop
Ensuring mental health professionals are job ready
‘Connect with Gather my Crew’ makes volunteering easy
Funding extension for Lifeline hotline
Extending MBS mental health support for aged care residents
Whānau-centred care for young parents’ pilot launches
ARC project focuses on cutting violence against women in Pacific countries
South Asia, Latin America ‘flashpoints’ of global care markets
Creative workshops can aid mental health recovery
How a police contact by middle school leads to different outcomes for Black, white youth
ACU and Metro North partner for Pulmonary Rehab pilot program
Information campaign to help older people keep well this winter
UNICEF and Microsoft launch improved, scalable technology to protect vulnerable children and women amid rise
Help for domestic and family violence workers
Oranga Tamariki head should question whether she has trust of Māori communities
Exercise found to reduce menopausal symptoms in cancer survivors
Addressing defensive behaviour to find new solutions
Children’s Word of Year – virus
Oranga Tamariki reforms must address systemic racism and unsafe workloads
Statement – IGADF Afghanistan Inquiry findings
IGADF Afghanistan Inquiry findings
Little support for GPs in mental health report
Researchers at University, McMaster study COVID-19 testing protocols for arriving international travellers
Virginia Isaac, a University Social Work grad, is helping Nunavut residents quarantine during COVID-19
Pandemic stress increased frequency and severity of domestic abuse
La Trobe unveils plan for Mildura campus
La Trobe unveils plan for Albury-Wodonga
Social workers in high demand on Fraser Coast
Marie Thorne inaugural Sealin Garlett Award winner
Veterans’ program tackles transition into civilian life and social health
What African migrants told us about parenting in Australia
Coronavirus Conversations – Help for Families
Changes to NDIS Independent Advisory Council
UNSW Arts & Social Sciences researchers receive ARC Discovery Indigenous grants
Changes to NDIS Independent Advisory Council 3 November
Exemplary public service rewarded
New standard aims to reduce bill shock for cancer patients
Building What Matters for South Australian Cancer Patients
Supporting workforce to build capacity in mental health, alcohol and other drugs
Greens’ motion calls on government to support a Green New Deal in Victoria
QLD health groups call for climate action to protect Queenslanders’ health
Children’s special needs focus of latest grants
New statistics demonstrate need for mental health support in schools
Better systems needed to stop overmedication of people with intellectual disability
Gender, age divide in new bullying study