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Adrienne Picone is the CEO of Volunteering Australia. Prior to starting at VA, she was the CEO of Volunteering Tasmania.

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Reflecting on the voluntary workforce this National Volunteer Week

Opinion

Adrienne Picone, Thursday, 23rd May 2019 -  To mark National Volunteer Week, Volunteering Australia CEO Adrienne Picone explains the need for improved data collection that includes all forms of volunteering, to gain a better understanding of Australia’s volunteering activities.

What volunteering wants: For the voluntary workforce to be valued and invested in

Opinion

Adrienne Picone, Tuesday, 30th April 2019 -  It is time for our political leaders to recognise the varying skills, abilities and value of Australia’s diverse volunteering community and appropriately invest and support this irreplaceable workforce, writes Volunteering Australia CEO Adrienne Picone, as part of a series of articles looking at what the social sector wants from the incoming government.

Predictions for 2019: Volunteering

Opinion

Adrienne Picone, Thursday, 17th January 2019 -  This year marks 30 years since volunteering was formally recognised during National Volunteer Week. It’s time to turn our attention to ensuring the volunteer sector is adequately resourced, writes Volunteering Australia CEO Adrienne Picone, as part of a series of 2019 predictions from leading experts across the social sector.

Predictions for 2018: Volunteering

Opinion

Adrienne Picone, Monday, 5th February 2018 -  2018 will be a busy year for the volunteering sector, writes Volunteering Australia CEO Adrienne Picone, as part of a series of 2018 predictions from leading experts across the social sector.

Value Enabled by Volunteers, Extends to the Sector and Requires Investment

Opinion

Adrienne Picone, Tuesday, 5th December 2017 -  In the face of a national decrease in formal volunteer participation, coupled with an increased in the demand for services that volunteers provide, now is the time to increase the investment in the volunteering infrastructure, writes Volunteering Australia CEO Adrienne Picone on  International Volunteer Day.

The Future of Volunteering in Tasmania

Opinion

Adrienne Picone, Tuesday, 10th January 2017 -  Tasmania’s volunteering sector faces many challenges, adapting to new trends, managing an ageing population, and growing corporate and skilled volunteering, so now is the time to plan for the future, writes outgoing Volunteering Tasmania CEO Adrienne Picone.
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