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The WA Social Worker of the Year Awards are held annually to celebrate the social work profession and those individuals who make it unique. Providing an opportunity to acknowledge dedicated social workers that have made a real difference to the lives of Western Australians, the Awards demonstrate to the wider community how the profession of social work makes such a positive contribution to our society. The Awards are made possible by partners the AASW, UWA and Curtin, sponsors and a committee of dedicated volunteers from the social work and associated industries.


2016 Award Ceremony


2016 Award Ceremony

2016 Award Ceremony

2016 Award Ceremony

2016 Award Ceremony

2016 Award Ceremony

2016 Award Ceremony

2016 Award Ceremony

2016 Award Ceremony

2016 Award Ceremony

2016 Award Ceremony

2016 Award Ceremony

2016 Award Ceremony


Our Partners & Sponsors

Centre Care
AASW
Curtin University
Wanslea
Goverment of Western Australia
UWA Work Alumni
Rf
ECU
Uniting Care West
RUAH

Latest News

Our Winner's Speech

Our Winner's Speech

by SWOTY on June 2, 2016

2016 Sponsor Breakfast Wrap Up

2016 Sponsor Breakfast Wrap Up

by SWOTY on February 9, 2016

Testimonials

  • It was great to see social workers appreciated and the friendly atmosphere was nice to be part of.

    2014 Attendee

  • What a simply wonderful night... an amazingly warm and wonderful experience.

    Michael 2014 Attendee

  • A great night catching up with colleagues and friends. The MC was great, it was very, very well organised and we really enjoyed the evening.

    2014 Attendee

  • It was a great night! It's extremely likely that I will recommend the WA Social Worker of the Year Awards to my friends.

    2014 Attendee

  • (The evening is) a great celebration and recognition of the dedicated and highly skilled people amongst our profession and the opportunity to catch up with people over a drink!

    2014 Attendee

  • I believe the event is really successful.. the awards set out to raise the profile of social work and increase enrolments; now the enrolments and interest in the profession is up again and I am sure the Awards play a part somewhere!

    Leanne 2014 Attendee

  • The atmosphere was such a celebration of social work! It was my favourite part of the evening.

    2014 Attendee

  • I loved hearing the Award finalists' stories and when the Award winners were announced enabling us to show our appreciation for their work

    Cindy 2014 Attendee

  • My favourite parts of the evening were Katrina Stratton's inspiring speech, the Award presentation and seeing colleagues get well deserved accolades.

    Jenny 2014 Attendee

  • James Lush (MC) did an amazing job and engaged the winners in each category very well - with humour and with compassion. Well done.

    2014 Attendee

  • It really was a fabulous night of social work celebration. Great host, slick event, excellent speeches, well done Katrina and crew for organising such a memorable evening.

    2014 Finalist