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Volunteers Rush to Register In Bushfire Crisis

Staff Reporter, Monday, 16th March 2009 -  More than 17,000 people rushed to register as volunteers to help in the recovery process after the Victorian bushfire crisis and managing these registrations has been remarkable in the cash-strapped volunteer sector in Australia. Here's how it unfold

Golden Age of Volunteering Predicted for 2020

Staff Reporter, Monday, 7th April 2008 -  The Rudd Labor Government is predicting a 'golden age' of volunteering in Australia by 2020. Senator Ursula Stephens, the Parliamentary Secretary for Social Inclusion and the Voluntary Sector has outlined ways to foster a new wave of innovation and

Volunteering Australia Loses Senior Executives

Staff Reporter, Monday, 7th May 2007 -  On the eve of National Volunteer Week, Volunteering Australia has lost it most senior executives with the resignation of its CEO and Deputy CEO.

The Real Costs of Volunteering – Study

Staff Reporter, Monday, 18th December 2006 -  A new report by Volunteering Australia has found that over 80% of volunteers believe that increasing out-of-pocket expenses, and in particular the cost of petrol, are making it more difficult for people to volunteer.

Melbourne 2006 Offers Volunteers ‘Springboard’

Staff Reporter, Monday, 7th February 2005 -  The VIC Government’s $697 million commitment to deliver lasting benefits from hosting the ‘best ever Commonwealth Games’ also offers a 'springboard' opportunity for volunteers, according to Premier Steve Bracks.

Volunteer Work in Australia – The Big Picture

Staff Reporter, Monday, 9th July 2001 -  Volunteer Work makes an important contribution to national life and never more so than in the last twelve months. A nation-wide survey by the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows a healthy growth in volunteer rates in 2000.

International Year of Volunteers 2001

Staff Reporter, Monday, 31st July 2000 -  There can hardly be a nation without volunteers! That’s the thinking that has led the United Nations General Assembly to proclaim 2001 as the International Year of Volunteers.

Go Volunteer

Staff Reporter, Monday, 3rd July 2000 -  Need volunteers? Want to volunteer? The quickest way to do this is now on the Internet. Go Volunteer is an initiative of Volunteering Australia and is designed to provide free advertising for the Not for Profit community organisations looking for vol
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