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Australian Association of Social Workers

The Australian Association of Social Workers is the professional representative body of social workers in Australia. 

The organisation's objectives are to:

  • Promote the profession of social work
  • Establish, monitor and improve practice and ethical standards
  • Contribute to the development of social work knowledge and research
  • Develop, review and accredit the education standards for social workers
  • Advocate for the pursuit of social justice and changes to social structures and policies in order to promote social inclusion and redress social disadvantage
  • Promote and facilitate members’ professional development and life-long learning
  • Represent and advocate for the interests of members as a group