2017 Award Nominations are open


During the annual ANZSWWER Symposium, we recognise the achievements and commitment of members and delegates by awarding the following awards to people who stand out for their contributions to the field:

Social work educator award

  • Outstanding contribution to the scholarship of teaching in social work including extensively cited or influential publications to current issues in social work, or influential or topical presentation or public address

Field placement recognition award

  • Significant contribution to field learning, including introducing innovations to field placement, or commitment to providing student placements

Community service award

  • Outstanding volunteer leadership and service in chosen field, enhancing the affiliations between their university and broader community
  • Significant voluntary contributions, which have led to enduring positive outcomes for the wellbeing of others within their community

Active social media presence award

  • Active and visible contribution to social media that achieves the aim of advancing social issues and/or social work as a profession

Field-University Collaboration award

  • Initiating and leading projects which foster collaboration between one or more social service agencies and one or more universities

Trans-Tasman (NZ-Australian) Collaboration Award

  • Initiating and leading projects which foster collaboration between New Zealand and Australian social services, or schools of social work/welfare in higher education

To nominate those who have inspired you, have made a real difference, have implemented something new and original, or have made significant contributions to their field head download the Award Nomination Form now.

Please email your completed nomination form directly to sophie.goldingay@deakin.edu.au by 5pm on 11  August 201