BNC encourages our next generation of social workers

The Burdekin Neighbourhood Centre is currently hosting three placement students from JCU, setting an example for regional community services.

The Burdekin Neighbourhood Centre has welcomed several James Cook University Students, promoting work in social services and counselling support in regional areas. Natalie Saroglia, the coordinator of the centre, says that while they’ve had students on work placement at the centre in the past, interest has peaked lately. She’s welcomed a social work masters student, a…

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Marina is an experienced journalist who has reported from different countries around the world, with a particular interest in local features that impact a community. Making the move last year from Sydney, she has been with Burdekin Local News since its beginnings and enjoys covering health stories, ... more