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AASW (WA) World Social Work Day: Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability

World Social Work Day: Promoting Community and Environmental Stability

The AASW invites you to join us for breakfast to celebrate World Social Work Day. Hosted by the AASW(WA) Eco-social work Practice Group, breakfast will be provided whilst a panel of presenters will explore the place of social work in promoting community and environmental social work. Elder, Aunty Doolan Leisha Eatts, will Welcome participants to Country.

When: 21 March 2017, Breakfast 7.30am-9.30am.

The panel:

  • Glenda Kickett, Whardjuk and Ballardong Nyungah woman who has cultural and traditional ties to Perth and the wheatbelt in the South West of Western Australia, she is a social worker and lecturer.
  • Dr Judy Fisher, Ethical, Independent Ecologist, Judy has worked in Western Australia for the past 25 years on diverse biodiversity projects including education, research, fire, invasive species, strategy development, behaviour change and human wellbeing, in different ecosystem types including coastal, wetland, rivers, woodland and tropical culturally significant Monsoon Vine Thickets.
  • Patricia (Paddi) Creevey OAM, was the Mayor of Mandurah from 2005 - 2013, and has served in Local Government for over 17 years. Paddi has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Social Work and worked at Royal Perth Hospital and then at Community Health, based in Mandurah for 20 years.

Key questions for the Panel:

  • Why is ecological justice important?
  • What can social work contribute to ecological social justice?

The Venue:

Earthwise is located on Bagot Road just a short walk from Subiaco station 
which is on the rail line linking Fremantle and Perth. 
The pink church building where the Earthwise op-shop is located is a well-known Subiaco landmark.

Registrations: No refunds after 1st March 2017

AASW Members/Student Members: $30
Non – Members: $35

Please register and find out more details at World Social Work Day. 


Presenter: AASW
Date: 21 March 2017
Time: 7:30 am- 9:30 am
Venue: Earthwise Community Centre
315 Bagot Rd, Subiaco
Cost Member: $30.00
Cost Non-Member: $35.00
Contact: AASW WA
 Ph 94207240

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