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Podcasts to tune in to
Thanks to recent big name hits like Serial, podcasts are having a moment and for good reason. These free audio recordings come with the convenience of letting you stop, start, and replay them as you choose.

Listening to podcasts with a community or human services focus can be a great way for students to immerse themselves in the sector and contextualise their future practice.

For existing practitioners, podcasts offer a less structured form of CPD and let you hear from others, including experts, in the field.

In this post, we name the podcasts we've come across and those that come highly recommended. Try a few to find the ones that work for you. Read more.


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ACWA BLOG
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It's time to talk about overtime
As we put the last touches on our survey report on workplace conditions in the Australian community sector, we can reveal a sneak peek of one of our findings. When we asked community workers about overtime, only 28 per cent of respondents reported that they can rely on compensation for the additional hours they work. For all other respondents, they are giving their time for free, whether by choice, perceived necessity, or expectation, without an absolute guarantee of compensation.

That's why this our latest blog post explores some complexities and legalities of overtime as well as what you can do if you feel pressure to extend your workday.

Read the blog post

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