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Volunteering Australia Re-Emerges

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 29th November 2012 -  The nation’s peak volunteer organisation Volunteering Australia has held its first Annual General Meeting under its new constitution, co-opting President Paul Lynch to be reappointed as head of the transitioning organisation.

Australian Contingent to World Volunteer Conference

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 8th November 2012 -  An Australian contingent of volunteer experts is preparing to travel to the world volunteer conference in London in December.

Community Legal Centres Survive on Volunteers & Pro Bono – Survey

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 1st November 2012 -  Almost 60,000 hours of pro bono legal work was provided through Community Legal Centres across Australia in the last twelve months, according to new research.

Future Proofing Tassie Volunteering

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 10th October 2012 -  Tasmania’s volunteer organisations have been urged to maximise the opportunities presented by advances in digital technologies in order to future proof volunteering.

Confirmed – Volunteering Is Good for You

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 9th October 2012 -  A US study has confirmed what Australian volunteers have known for some time - that ‘giving’ during the holidays, or at any time, not only helps others but helps volunteers to lead to a happier and healthier life.

Volunteering Australia Reinvented

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 13th September 2012 -  A reinvented national volunteering peak body, Volunteering Australia, could take up to 12 months to re-establish itself in Canberra with a changed constitution and a new membership drive.

Volunteers Worth More to Australia Than Mining

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 28th August 2012 -  A University of Adelaide study has found that volunteering in Australia is now worth more than the mining industry, declaring the true extent of its monetary value to be more than $200 billion a year.

Flash Mob App For WA Volunteers

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 21st August 2012 -  A new web and mobile phone application is set to change the face of volunteering in Western Australia.

Tasmanian Volunteering Redefined Under New Breakaway Principles

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 24th July 2012 -  Volunteering Tasmania has broken away from the national volunteering body to release a new set of principles to redefine what it means to be a volunteer.

Volunteers Honoured in Aged Care Awards

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 21st June 2012 -  Volunteers in South Australia and the Northern Territory have been honoured at an awards ceremony in Adelaide, including the man behind the Not for Profit organisation, Men’s Shed.
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