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ANZASW Statement: Government’s Latest Relief Payment Unfair To Those On Job-seekers Benefit

Tuesday, 26 May 2020, 3:19 pm | ANZASW

ANZASW Is Deeply Concerned With The Government’s New Relief Payment That Was Announced Yesterday (25th May). Up To $490 A Week Will Be Available To New Zealand Citizens And Residents Who Have Lost A Full- Time Job Work As A Result Of COVID-19 While They ... More >>

ANZASW Budget Response 2020

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 12:46 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

ANZASW is pleased to respond to the 2020 budget (released on May 14th 2020). Whilst the last few months have seen substantial Government response and fiscal support to individuals and organisations, in the words of Finance Minister Grant Robertson ... More >>

Youth week response

Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 2:34 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

This week is New Zealand Youth Week 2020, ANZASW would like to acknowledge and celebrate the work of all social workers who work with our rangatahi here in Aotearoa and around the world. The theme for the week is “E kōrero ana mātou. E whakarongo ana koutou? ... More >>

World Health Day 2020

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 2:46 pm | ANZASW

Today is World Health Day, and while in the midst of the COVID-19 global health crisis it seems an appropriate time to reflect and celebrate not only those working on the frontlines to fight the virus but also those who continue to work to uphold ... More >>

Social issues must be a greater priority for govt spending

Friday, 7 February 2020, 10:02 am | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

ANZASW commends the government’s decision to increase funding to District Health Boards (DHBs) and schools across Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>

To keep NGO services open, close the pay gap

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 3:08 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

ANZASW, Aotearoa New Zealand’s professional social work body, is calling on the government to prioritise fair pay and funding for social workers in the community sector to avert crisis, cuts and closures. More >>

ANZASW stands with Australia

Wednesday, 8 January 2020, 12:59 pm | ANZASW

ANZASW stands with Australia Media Release: The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) 8th January 2020 More >>

Minimum wage rise welcome, structural change needed

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 3:04 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The government’s decision to raise the minimum wage is strongly welcomed by ANZASW. More >>

Social Work and Human Rights

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 3:02 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

It is International Human Rights Day 2019. To explore the close connection between social work and human rights and to highlight social work activity in this field, the Association asked Neil Ballantyne, a social work academic at the Open Polytechnic ... More >>

Child poverty efforts must be escalated

Monday, 9 December 2019, 3:51 pm | Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers

The publication of the Child Poverty Monitor 2019, released today, is a reminder of the need to accelerate efforts to lift our children / tamariki out of poverty. More >>

Time to address the causes, not symptoms, of inequality

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 10:56 am | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

A new publication by the Salvation Army offers a timely reminder that bolder solutions need to be considered to meaningfully reduce inequality and poverty in Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>

ANZASW in solidarity with social workers in Hong Kong

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 10:25 am | ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) is pleased to add its voice to those around the world speaking out in support of social work colleagues in Hong Kong. More >>

In-work poverty symptomatic of economic injustice

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 2:05 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

A report on in-work poverty published this week by the Human Rights Commission (HRC) is a reminder that a fair pay is an absolute prerequisite to making progress on many of our country’s chronic social challenges. More >>

To ensure targets are met, govt must step up on welfare

Friday, 22 November 2019, 10:46 am | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The enduring crisis of child poverty in Aotearoa New Zealand must be addressed with greater energy by government, the country’s professional body for social workers said today. More >>

Brave New World for Social Work

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 11:03 am | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

Social work in Aotearoa New Zealand has entered a pivotal period, providing unprecedented opportunities for collaboration and the enhancement of practice across the sector. More >>

ANZASW backs fair pay for ECE teachers

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 4:14 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The nation’s professional social work body backs early childhood teachers’ campaign to bridge the pay gap between themselves and Kindergartern / pre-school educators. More >>

National’s plans risk pushing families further into poverty

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 3:31 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) calls on the National party to reconsider policies on social services contained in a discussion document released today. More >>

Assaults, abuse against OT social workers harm us all

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 1:09 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

ANZASW deplores the abuse directed against social workers at Oranga Tamariki, Ministry for Children, highlighted in the media this week More >>

Climate change and the threat of social disaster

Friday, 27 September 2019, 3:36 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers supports protesters gathered around the country to highlight the dangers of climate change. More >>

Social workers speaking for themselves

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 1:53 pm | Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

Today the Association celebrates Aotearoa New Zealand Social Workers Day 2019, by amplifying the voices of social workers as they share their knowledge of the profession. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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