Transformative Online Groupwork Symposium:
New Approaches + Opportunities

Who It's For

For group workers eager to enhance their skills and expand their toolbox for innovative online groupwork practice.

Event Details

Dates: 15 and 16 April 2025
Time: 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Online via Zoom

What You'll Gain

This Online Groupwork Symposium explores the benefits and challenges of groupwork practice that is occurring online post Covid.

Transforming lives, empowering communities

What you'll gain from attending these two action packed days:

Gain valuable knowledge from experienced practitioners in the field of online groupwork. Our line-up of speakers comprises experienced academics, experienced practitioners and online practice leaders, ready to share their insights and strategies for transformative practice.
Dive deep into interactive online workshops tailored to enhance your groupwork skills. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting, there's something for everyone. Learn practical techniques and best practices you can implement immediately in your role.
Connect with fellow group workers from Australasia. Share experiences, exchange ideas, and build lasting relationships with professionals who share your passion for creating positive change in the world.
Enjoy the convenience of attending from the comfort of your own home or office. Our user-friendly online platform supports a seamless experience, allowing you to focus on enjoying the sessions and networking with industry leaders.

Symposium Program

Jam packed full of evidence-based insights, interactive workshops and networking opportunities, with the comfort of an accessible online platform. Check out the program below.

10:30am – Hangout Room

11:00-11:10am – Acknowledgement of Countries

11:10-11:30am – Welcome to the Symposium

11:30am-12:10pm – First Keynote Address

12:10pm-12:50pm Second Keynote Address

12:50pm -1:00pm – Overview of afternoon papers and interactive sessions

1:00-1:30pm – Lunch

1:30-2:00pm – Paper/interactive sessions

2:00-2:30pm – Paper/interactive sessions

2:30-3:00pm – Paper/interactive sessions

3:00-3:30pm – Paper/interactive sessions

3:30-4:00pm – Hangout Room

10:30am – Hangout Room

11:00-11:40am – Third Keynote Address

11:40am-12:20pm – Fourth Keynote Address

12:20-1:00pm – Panel group discussions 

1:00-1:30pm – Lunch

1:30-2:00pm – Paper/interactive sessions

2:00-2:30pm – Paper/interactive sessions

2:30-3:00pm – Paper/interactive sessions

3:00-3:30pm – Symposium close and future directions

3:30-4:00pm – Hangout Room

Early Bird Fees

Group Package

$40 per person for groups of ten or more.

Individual Tickets

$60 for single ticket purchases.

Student Tickets

$10 student rate is valid for active students. Student ID required.

Early Bird Registration Open Now

Early bird registration is open now! Don’t miss this opportunity to invest in your professional growth and join us for a day of inspiration, learning, and connection. Stay tuned for updates on speakers, workshop topics, and registration details. Mark your calendars and prepare to embark on an explorative journey with us at the Transformative Online Groupwork Symposium. Together, let’s make a difference in the lives of those we work with. See you there! 


More Information

More information will be available soon about a call for email and video abstracts for paper and interactive sessions. Please save the date into your diary to ensure you will be able to attend.  

For inquiries and updates, contact Andrew at