Community Development Journal, vol. 37, 2002 p. 157-166
The policies of the right wing neo-liberal government of the State of Victoria in the 1990s provoked a range of community protest campaigns. Many of these campaigns involved various forms of civil disobedience. Article explores the ethical dilemmas this produced for social workers involved in the campaigns. It makes suggestions as to how a professional code of ethics could incorporate guidelines relevant to community development activism.