Alf Davis is a social worker and is currently employed at the Institute of Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH) as a senior policy officer. He primarily assists with the service delivery to Department of Child Safety families and provides input into IUIH’s social health team.
Over the last 20 years, Alf’s roles have included providing counselling and other supports in areas such as trauma therapy, clinical mental health, court support and legal advocacy, youth detention, family support programs, child protection and other necessary casework. As part of these roles, Alf has contributed agency reports and coordinated interviews to inquiries such as Bringing Them Home and the Forde Inquiry. He has worked for peak Indigenous organisations such as Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council and the Queensland and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak. Alf also worked as a senior lecturer at the Griffith University School of Health Sciences and Social Work developing and delivering undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Alf is currently enjoying a second term on the Caxton Legal Centre Management Committee and is proud to be associated with Caxton’s social justice framework and provision of quality legal advice and social work services to disadvantaged and vulnerable clients.