Joint Committee on Social Workers Registration Bill

Today at Parliament House the Joint Committee on Social Workers Registration Bill 2018 met for the first time.

I was joined by The Hon. Tammy Franks, MLC, The Hon. Connie Bonaros, MLC, The Hon. Irene Pnevmatikos, MLC, Josh Teague MP and Nat Cook MP.

The committee heard evidence from the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) Anita Phillips, Board Director, Cindy Smith CEO, Patricia Muncey SA President and Debra Parnell, National Manager Social Policy.

Evidence was also heard from the South Australian Council of Social Service (SACOSS) Ross Womersley, CEO and Dr Catherine Earl, Senior Policy, Advocacy & Community Engagement Officer and Ian Peak from the Public Service Association (PSA).