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Social Work: Australian Issues

Guide to locating relevant resources for Social Work assessment tasks and projects.

Asylum Seekers - The Messenger Podcast Series

The Messenger

“From Behind the Wire and the Wheeler Centre, The Messenger brings you into the Australian immigration detention centre on Manus Island – and reveals, in an intimate detail, one man’s experience of what it’s really like to flee tragedy and seek asylum by boat.”

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Family Violence

Responses into Royal Commission into Family Violence

"The Victorian Government launched a website in Late November dedicated to informing the community on the progression of their responses to the Royal Commission into Family Violence. To date, Government have completed 10 recommendations, commenced working on 212 and are yet to start the remaining 5 recommendations. "

 

Indigenous Australians - Living Black radio podcast

SBS Living Black radio

By SBS Radio

Each SBS Aboriginal program has a national focus on events and issues that affect the indigenous community. Traditional and contemporary music and - when possible - live performances are important regular features.  

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Indigenous incarceration

The Guardian Newspaper series on Indigenous incarceration in Australia

Illicit Drug Use

The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public.

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