Advancing Female Leaders in Education

It’s no secret that the Education sector in Australia has its fair share of female teachers, so on the surface, it seems we’re doing pretty well when it comes to gender diversity in education. But ...

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Gender Equality in the Social Work Industry: The State of Play

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, it’s an ideal time to reflect on the current state of gender equality in the Social Work industry in Australia. With an overwhelming representation of wom...

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Addictions – Is It Time to Give Up?

“An over-indulgence of anything, even something as pure as water, can intoxicate.” – Criss Jami At what point does your morning coffee, your evening wine, or your lunchtime hot chips change from an...

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3 Goals to Grow Your Teaching Career in 2020

Career planning for teachers can often be put on the back burner, as you prioritise writing-up lesson plans, engaging with new students and parents, and getting back into the swing of classroom lif...

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Meet the Tradewind Family Services Team

The Child and Family Services team at Tradewind Australia is unique in that we are specialists in the truest sense of the word. Rather than working across several different sectors of Social Work a...

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How to Write a Winning Education CV

Going for a new teacher or CRT job is an exciting time – who knows what opportunities your next school will hold for you, your personal development or your teaching career as a whole? However, to l...

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Social Workers Making a Sea Change

The Mornington Peninsula is best known for its world-class wineries, windswept beaches and revitalising hot springs. But it’s also the home of Good Shepherd, a highly respected Australian charity t...

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Top Tips for Disconnecting from Technology

Digital detoxes are becoming more popular as people realise how reliant they are on technology. Many of us look at our smartphones as our first action of the day, before we even roll out of bed. St...

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Top Online Resources for Social Workers

Social Work is an extremely diverse and growing field, and Social Workers face a variety of obstacles on a day-to-day basis, making it an exciting yet challenging industry to sink your teeth into. ...

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Health and Wellbeing Spotlight: Our Tour of Australia

20,000km. At the start of the year, when we launched ‘Tradewind’s Tour of Australia’, it seemed like an ambitious undertaking. But now in August and two-thirds of the way there, we’re certainly on ...

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