Social Work

Social workers assist people to develop their capacity and strengths to solve problems and issues in their daily lives. They explore and address social issues confronting communities to change and improve the lives of citizens by using research and evaluation skills, social policy analysis, social planning, and community development strategies.

Head of Discipline

Academic Program Directors

Bachelor of Social Work

Master Social Work (Qualifying)

Our Academic Team

Field Education Coordinators

  • Melissa Hedger
  • Rebecca Garvie
  • Tony Giardina
  • Janet Ncube
  • Bianca Rizzo
  • Jowan Demici

All field education enquiries are to be directed to our field education team.

Professional Accreditation

The Bachelor of Social Work and the Master of Social Work (Qualifying) are both fully accredited by the Australian Association of  Social Workers.