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Not for Profit Job Satisfaction – New Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th April 2010 -  Report on Not for Profit job satisfaction in Australia points to lack of recognition and rewards, few learning opportunities and low participation in decision making.

Equal Opportunity Bill to Impact Volunteering

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 25th March 2010 -  The latest Equal Opportunity Bill introduced into Victorian Parliament is set to impact on volunteering.

Facebook Founder to Start Philanthropic Social Network

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 23rd March 2010 -  He helped create Facebook and had an important role with Obama’s Presidential campaign. Now Chris Hughes has set his sights on creating a new philanthropy focused social network.

Volunteering Australia National Conference – Call for Abstracts

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 18th March 2010 -  Volunteering Australia calls for abstracts for the 13th National Conference on Volunteering

Applications Open For $21 Million Volunteer Grants Program

Staff Reporter, Friday, 12th March 2010 -  Grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 available for Not for Profit organisations to support volunteers.

Report on the Information Needs of Volunteer-Based Organisations

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 10th March 2010 -  The Victorian Government releases its survey report on the information needs of volunteer-based organisations as part of its Volunteering and Participation Portal Project.

Productivity Commission’s Relevance to Volunteering Issues “Less Clear”

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 10th March 2010 -  Volunteering Victoria questions the relevance of the Productivity Commission's Report on issues facing the volunteering community.

Government Extends Tax Deductible Donation Support to All Volunteer Bushfire Brigades

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 2nd March 2010 -  The Federal Government has announced a plan to extend DGR status to all 6,200 volunteer bushfire brigades.

Community Volunteering Awards for Victoria

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 24th February 2010 -  Nominations now open for 2010 Premier's Volunteering Awards.

Crime Stoppers QLD Celebrates 20 years of Success

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 10th February 2010 -  Crime Stoppers Queensland is celebrating 20 years of charity work revealing that 18,664 offenders have been arrested in that time thanks to vital public information via their call centre.
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