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Meet the Death Row Volunteers

Staff Reporter, Monday, 12th December 2011 -  Reprieve sends young Australians to volunteer on death row, with life-changing consequences.

Flood Review Calls for Major Reform But Praises Volunteer Organisations

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 8th December 2011 -  A review of flood warnings and emergency response efforts undertaken in the wake of severe flooding across Victoria last summer has called for a major overhaul of coordination structures and policies.

Volunteering Australia Releases Teaser to National Survey

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 1st December 2011 -  Volunteering Australia releases a sneak-peak at the results of its National Survey of Volunteering Issues 2011 set for release at next week's International Volunteer Day.

Govt Unveils Ten Year Roadmap for Volunteering

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 30th November 2011 -  The Gillard Government has launched its roadmap for the next ten years of volunteering in Australia, which aims to get more young Australians and retirees volunteering.

Removing the Barriers to Volunteering for Young Australians

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 29th November 2011 -  A new program which aims to get young Australians volunteering in their local communities and in the Asia-Pacific region hopes to have 50,000 young people take part over the next five years.

Olympic Track Great in Praise of Volunteers

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 29th November 2011 -  It was a volunteer that ruined Raelene Boyle’s Olympic dream in Montreal, the track star told the Volunteering Australia conference.

Volunteerism the Cornerstone of a Sustainable Global Future

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 29th November 2011 -  Volunteerism is a renewable global resource that must play a crucial role in building a sustainable future for the world, Donna Keher, Chief of the United Nations Volunteers Partnerships and Communications Division told the 2011 National Conference o

Engagement the Key to Social Media

Staff Reporter, Monday, 28th November 2011 -  The importance of using social media for Not for Profit organisations has been again reinforced at the National Conference on Volunteering, and organisations have been told to look within their own networks to find the help they need.

Volunteers Must “Stir the Pot” – Kirby

Staff Reporter, Monday, 28th November 2011 -  Volunteers must continue to stir the pot and agitate for change, former High Court judge, Michael Kirby has told the National Conference on Volunteering.

Turning Volunteer Work Into Your Career

Staff Reporter, Monday, 21st November 2011 -  More than 5 million Australians volunteer but does it provide a pathway to paid employment? Follow our tips on converting your passion into a career.
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