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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Friday, 15 June 2018, 3:55 pm | ANZASW

Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. At ANZASW we believe that elder persons should be honoured, celebrated and, where necessary, protected. On days such as this, we should all be mindful of the struggles that many of our elders face. More >>

ANZASW Dismayed at University Decision

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 1:35 pm | Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) is dismayed by the news that up to two dozen full-time teaching positions are set to be axed in the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education and Social Work. News of the planned ... More >>

More could have been done to tackle urgent social challenges

Friday, 18 May 2018, 5:06 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) welcomes many of the measures contained in the government’s budget, but believes that more could have been done to tackle some of the most urgent social challenges in the country. More >>

International day against homophobia and transphobia

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 5:13 pm | ANZASW

Today marks the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) observes this day and reaffirms its commitment to challenging laws, social norms and attitudes that oppress sexual ... More >>

Meetings on Social Work Registration Legislation Bill

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 1:28 pm | ANZASW

Over the past two weeks the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) has engaged in a series of meetings to address concerns over the Social Worker Registration Legislation Bill. More >>

ANZASW Response to Report on Registration Legislation Bill

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 4:10 pm | ANZASW

ANZASW Response to the Social Services Select Committee’s Report on the Social Work Registration Legislation Bill: More >>

Child Poverty Reduction Bill

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 12:33 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) sees the Child Poverty Reduction Bill as an important piece of legislation that will help to maintain a focus on the crisis of deprivation afflicting children across the country. More >>

Statement on the shooting of protesters in Gaza

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 4:38 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) condemns in the strongest terms the shooting of protesters in Gaza, Palestine last week. More >>

We reaffirm support for jailed Palestinian Munther Amira

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 1:30 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) wishes to reaffirm its support for our jailed Palestinian colleague, Munther Amira. More >>

ANZASW celebrates World Social Work Day 2018

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 3:00 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) celebrates World Social Work Day 2018. More >>

(ANZASW) celebrates and welcomes International Women’s Day

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 2:41 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) celebrates and welcomes International Women’s Day. Today we reflect on both the progress that has been made in terms of the struggle for gender equality as well as the work that remains ... More >>

Statement on International Mother Language Day

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 2:33 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

ANZASW’s membership represents a diverse group of people, speaking many different languages, including a variety of mother tongues. More >>

Statement on world social justice day

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 3:08 pm | Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) today celebrates the World Day of Social Justice. More >>

ANZASW response to Salvation Army report

Friday, 16 February 2018, 4:46 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) attended the launch of the Salvation Army’s latest yearly “State of the Nation” report on Thursday. More >>

ANZASW press release on Housing stocktake report

Tuesday, 13 February 2018, 3:41 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers is concerned by many of the observations made in the government’s new housing stock take report, which was released this week. More >>

ANZASW statement on inquiry into abuse in state care

Saturday, 3 February 2018, 12:12 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) commends the government for its decision to hold an inquiry into the historical abuse of children that occurred in state care. More >>

ANZASW statement on Child Poverty Bill

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 9:44 am | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) welcomes the announcement of the Child Poverty Bill, which outlines government plans to ensure that targets for reducing child poverty are met in the future. More >>

Anzasw statement on the abuse faced by member Amy Ross

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 2:23 pm | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) wishes to offer solidarity to member Amy Ross who experienced appalling verbal and physical abuse at a sporting event earlier this month. More >>

Statement from ANZASW on social inequality

Friday, 26 January 2018, 12:03 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The world is a drastically unequal place according to figures released by Oxfam on Monday. It revealed that 82% of the wealth generally globally in 2017 went to the richest 1%, while a few dozen people now possess the same wealth as the poorest ... More >>

Statement on Mental Health inquiry by Social Workers Ass..

Friday, 26 January 2018, 10:35 am | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) welcomes the inquiry into mental health and addiction by the government, details of which were announced this week. More >>

 

 

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