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Sabine is a lecturer in Social Work and Human Services at Charles Sturt University. She began work in the field of aged care in 2005 and later practiced in areas of grief and loss, community development, rehabilitation, and vocational education and training. Sabine grew up in India knowing various cultures and religions. She has maintained an interest in spiritual and religious aspects of the culturally and linguistically diverse population within an Australian context, particularly on palliative and end of life care. Sabine has an extensive vocational educational and training goals setting and social work field practice coordination experience across several education institutes in Australia. Sabine is currently doing her Ph.D. exploring the culturally appropriate end of life care for ageing Punjabi Indian population in regional New South Wales.


Sabine has taught a range of subjects in community welfare, social work, and Human Services. She has an interdisciplinary focus in subject preparation. She currently teaches:

·        HCS221-Law for Human Services 2
·        HCS410-Legal issues in Child and Adolescent Welfare
·        SWK423 - Ethics and social work practice
·        WEL409 – Grief, Loss and Change

Sabine Coordinates various field education subjects (HCS402, HCS506, and SWK424) for social work.

Research Interests

End of Life/Palliative Care
Death and Dying
Grief and Loss
Social work Field Education
Ecological Social Work

Current research projects

Palliative Care for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Population

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Research Output

  • 9 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis

Emerging ageing and age-related issues amongst migrant population in regional Australia

Wardle, S. & Mungai, N., 2018, Social work : Innovations and insights. Pawar, M., Bowles, W. & Bell, K. (eds.). North Melbourne, Vic: Australian Scholarly Publishing, p. 257-270 14 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

  • Environmental sustainability and social work: a rural Australian evaluation of incorporating eco- social work in field education

    Crawford, F., Agustine, S., Earle, L., Kuyini-Abubakar, A. B., Luxford, Y. & Babacan, H., Jul 2015, In : Social Work Education. 34, 5, p. 586-599 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 9 Citations (Scopus)


    • 2 Public event
    • 1 Conference/Symposium
    • 1 Workshop/course/forum

    National Social Science Week

    Sabine Wardle (Speaker)

    09 Sep 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic eventCommunity

    Tree Plantation

    Sabine Wardle (Participant)

    27 Jul 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic eventCommunity

    8th International Conference on Ageing and Spirituality

    Sabine Wardle (Participant)

    27 Oct 201930 Oct 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConference/SymposiumAcademic

    Role of Social Workers in Palliative Care

    Sabine Wardle (Participant)

    15 Nov 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventWorkshop/course/forumAcademic

    Press / Media

    Struggle street series, Season 3

    Sabine Wardle


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media