2018 ANZSWWER Symposium 

Disruptive Social Work’

Date: Thursday 20th – Friday 21st September 2018

Venue: Flinders University, Adelaide SA – Bedford Park Campus

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National Field Education Networking Day

Date: Wednesday 19th September 2018

Venue: Flinders University, Adelaide SA- Tonsley Campus

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2018 Call for Abstracts

  • The 2018 call for abstracts is now closed.
  • Notification of acceptance of abstracts is Friday 29th June 2018.


2018 Symposium Ticket Pricing

 *Members of ANZSWWER receive a discounted price. JOIN HERE to become a member of ANZSWWER.


2018 ANZSWWER Awards – Nomination time is here!

During the symposium we would like to 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.  This year we also have the new Scholarship of Teaching award valued at $5000. Winners will be announced at the symposium.

☐ Field Placement Recognition Award

☐ Social Work Educator award

☐ Active social media presence award

☐ Community Service Award

☐ Field-University Collaboration Award (at least two recipients per award)

☐ Trans-Tasman (NZ-Aus) Collaboration Award (at least two recipients per award)


☐ Scholarship of Teaching (SoT) award for 2018 (on separate form – see links below)

We are excited to announce our new Scholarship of Teaching (SoT) award, valued at $5000, new in 2018.  If you or your team have a project trialing new innovations in teaching social work, and the lead investigator is a member of ANZSWWER please do consider applying for these funds.  See forms below:

ANZSWWER Award Nomination Form           ANZSWWER Scholarship of Teaching Form

So go ahead and nominate your colleagues for a general (non-financial) award or yourself or your team for a Scholarship of Teaching ($5000) award and email your completed nomination form to Sophie Goldingay, sophie.goldingay@deakin.edu.au, by  COB 4th August 2018. 

Please note: Only ANZSWWER members who are not members of the executive committee are eligible to receive ANZSWWER awards.

2018 Symposium Travel and Accommodation

It is approximately a 20 minute car ride from the Adelaide CBD to Flinders University Bedford Campus and Tonsley Campus is located in the CBD.  Further taxi and bus route details can be found below.

Flinders University Map: Bedford Park Campus (Symposium) / Tonsley Campus (NFEN)

Travel: How to get to Bedford Park Campus (Symposium) / How to get to Tonsley Campus (NFEN)



With the majority of participants travelling to attend this event, please find below accommodation suggestions including special codes for discounts below.

Hotel Grande Chancellor – King executive suite or Twin executive suite $175 per night. Guests can claim discount when using the code “ANZSWWER SYMPOSIUM 2018” HERE

Peppers Waymouth Hotel – Guests receive 10% off all online bookings at http://www.mghotels.com.au/ with the code ANZWWER Symposium 2018 *case sensitive*

Both accommodation rates are valid for stays from the 19th to the 23rd of September 2018.


Further details will be updated as available.

For all interim enquiries, please email admin@anzswwer.org