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Measuring the Impact of Volunteering

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 27th October 2010 -  Measuring social impact is a complex task but a huge amount of work needs to be done in Australia to measure the impact of volunteering, according to Lems Hems from the Centre for Social Impact.

Baby Boomers “The Golden Age of Volunteering”

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 27th October 2010 -  Aging Baby Boomers will create a golden age of volunteering over the next decade, according to demographer Bernard Salt.

Australia Triumphs at Global Fundraising Awards

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 21st October 2010 -  An iconic Australian charity and an Aussie volunteer have triumphed at the Resource Alliance Global Awards for fundraising – the world’s first global awards for fundraising - announced in the Netherlands.

Recognising NFP Office Heroes : FABO Awards Announced

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 20th October 2010 -  The Manager of the Aboriginal Resource Centre in Port August, South Australia, Vicki Dodd, has won the top prize in the inaugural Not for Profit FABO Awards.

Unpaid Carers Provide $41 billion Each Year

Staff Reporter, Monday, 18th October 2010 -  It would cost nearly $41 billion per year to replace Australia’s 2.9 million unpaid carers according to a new report released by peak body Carers Australia.

The Globalisation of Corporate Volunteering

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 12th October 2010 -  One of volunteering’s biggest growth markets, corporate volunteering will be a major topic at Volunteering Australia's national conference later this month.

Labor Delivers on Election Commitments – NFP Office To Be Established

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 7th October 2010 -  The Gillard Government's election promise of a reform agenda for the Not for Profit sector will be driven by the newly appointed Minister for Social Inclusion, Tanya Plibersek, through a new Office for the Non-Profit Sector.

An Investment Case For Volunteering

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 28th September 2010 -  Volunteering England puts the case for investment in volunteering and its significant value in the community.

Australia Tops International Giving Index

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 9th September 2010 -  Australia and New Zealand are, jointly, the most ‘giving’ countries in the world according to a new International 'Giving" Index.

Perfect Match: What Savvy Professional Volunteers Want

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 1st September 2010 -  The benefits of volunteering professional skills are significant for both the volunteer and the community organisation when managed successfully, according to an Australian coaching expert.
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