Conversations you should have with your student

What the students tell us

Connecting theory and practice

Designing ethics into practice

News and events

NDS State Conference 7-8 May 2020

National Child Protection Week 6-12 Sept 2020

National Child Protection Week 6th – 12th September 2020

AASW PD events

The AASW regularly host a range of events, seminars and symposiums for practitioners, students and graduates. To check out latest events for the Social Work Profession see the AASW Events page or go to their site

QCOSS State Conference

QCOSS 2020 Early Years Conference Cairns, May 28 – May 29. “Todays Children Tomorrows Future – from theory to practice”

CSIA Labour Market data

The Community Services Industry Alliance (CSIA) have available important Labour Market data from the ABS that shows that Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest workforce. It is the biggest economic driver of job growth and represents 13.5 per cent of Australian workers. This is slightly higher in Queensland, where it represents 14.7 per cent of the workforce. For more information about jobs growth in our industry, check out the CSIA website.

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We will keep you up to date with research undertaken by QUT Social Work and Human Services, our partners and students.


Supervisor Profile

Selina McGarrigle with Glenys Smith and Fotina Hardy

Selina McGarrigle – Operations Project Coordinator Open Minds
Selina was delighted to receive her Certificate of Appreciation from QUT for the support she has provided to our Social Work students, she is pictured here with Glenys Smith (External Social Work Supervisor) and Fotina Hardy (Coordinator Field Education Unit QUT).

Read more about Selina McGarrigle


Dr Fotina Hardy

I'd like to welcome you to the QUT SWISS (Social Work Integrated Supervision Support) website.

Read more about the SWISS website


This project was possible due to funding made available by Health Workforce Australia as an Australian Government InitiativeHealth Workforce AustraliaAn Australian Government Initiative