You're invited to WellSkills 2016
ACWA's QLD/NT Branch cordially invite you to attend the professional development day, WellSkills 2016. This year’s theme is: Community Development – ‘How to make those connections’.
The day will feature a number of learning opportunities centred on the theme including two guest speakers, Professor Mark Hughes and Suzanne Longly.
When and where
Saturday June 4, 2016
10am to 3pm
Southern Cross University, Bilinga Qld
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ACWA call for release of asylum seeker children
ACWA adds its voice to calls from other professional associations and peak bodies for the Australian Government to release all asylum seeker children from Australian and off-shore detention centres alike. And like others believes that the time has clearly come for every child to be released from offshore processing. ACWA shares the concern for the welfare of asylum seeker children who at the very least should expect our protection and to feel safe. Putting children in indefinite detention puts at risk both their physical and mental health and exposes them to other risks.
Many of our members work in agencies that have already put up their hands to work with the Australian Government to ensure that children and their families are cared for upon release; this is the very least a caring nation can do. Read the full statement