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Tess Keam

Social Worker
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Tess has a varied career in social justice campaigning, education support and community development in an Aboriginal community, and support for families at risk of entering into the child protection system.

  • 2016 Masters of Social Work (Professional Qualifying), James Cook University
  • 2005 Bachelor of Arts (International Studies), RMIT University
  • 2016-present: Social Worker, Burnet Institute, Daru, PNG
  • 2015: Engagement and Referral Practitioner, Act for Kids
  • 2011-2015: Admin Co-ordinator and Education Support, Cape York Aboriginal Australian Academy
  • 2008-2011: Social Justice Officer, Uniting Church Vic/Tas Synod
  • 2006-2008: Nutrition Co-ordinator and Teacher Aide, Aurukun State School