Adjunct Professor
Bob Lonne

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Faculty of Health,
School of Public Health & Social Work



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Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Health,
School of Public Health & Social Work


Child protection, Human services, Welfare programs, burnout, human services workforce issues, rural social care, rural social work, social work curriculum, social work ethics, work stress


Social Work, Sociology

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Uni of South Australia)
  • MQual(Arts) (James Cook Uni. of North Qld)
  • BSW (University of Queensland)

Professional memberships and associations

Bob is a member of the Australian Association of Social Workers and the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (IPSCAN).


Teaching areas
Bob taught in social work and human services courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, teaching across a range of first year units. He was the Course Coordinator of the Master of Social Work. His teaching interests include general social work practice knowledge and skills, practice methods and processes, theoretical foundations, and he has a particular focus on child protection and youth justice. His interests include the broad societal issues affecting social policy and service users in the increasingly complex and often fragmented human services.


Selected publications

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