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Volunteers Give More

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 1st December 2016 -  Volunteers are more generous with their dollars as well as with their time, according to new research. The Giving Australia 2016 project, which is the largest ever research effort

Volunteering Australia Announces New CEO

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 27th October 2016 -  Volunteering Australia (VA) has appointed Volunteering Tasmanian chief Adrienne Picone as the new chief executive officer for the national peak body. VA board president Tim Jackson

Volunteering Australia CEO Brett Williamson Stands Down

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 6th September 2016 -  Volunteering is the heart and soul of society says Volunteering Australia CEO Brett Williamson OAM who has announced he is set to stand down at the end of the year. Williamson, who has

Election Candidates Asked to ‘Vote for Volunteering’

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 16th June 2016 -  Peak body, Volunteering Australia has launched its federal election platform called Vote for Volunteering, calling on candidates to formally take an online “pledge” to show their

Budget 2016: Shock for Volunteer Programs

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 4th May 2016 -  The federal budget has delivered a $12 million funding blow to a major government volunteer program which is set to weaken an already struggling volunteer sector. National peak body

Barriers, Budgets and Benefits – Volunteering’s Bright Future?

Brett Williamson, Wednesday, 6th April 2016 -  Volunteering Australia’s bi-annual national conference kicks of in Canberra, and CEO Brett Williamson outlines the future road for volunteering and some of the barriers to participation.

Tool to Help Orgs Meet Volunteering Standards

Staff Reporter, Monday, 14th December 2015 -  Australian organisations can now access an online tool to assess whether or not they are meeting the new national standards for volunteering. Volunteering Australia launched the…

New National Volunteering Standards

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 12th May 2015 -  Significant changes to national volunteering standards have been introduced to coincide with National Volunteer Week, and include a strong focus on reporting and measuring volunteer…

Future of Volunteering Peak Still Uncertain

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 25th September 2014 -  The future of the national volunteering peak body remains in doubt, with no future funding commitments and a lack evidence-based data collection, the organisation’s CEO…

Volunteering Australia Announces New President

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 5th June 2014 -  Volunteering Australia has announced a new Board President amid ongoing uncertainty about the peak body’s future funding from the Federal Government. Volunteering Australia…

Volunteer Conference Resorts to Crowdfunding

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 13th May 2014 -  Australian organisers hosting the World Volunteer Conference in September have resorted to crowdfunding to raise additional money to pay for scholarships for people to attend…

National Review of the Definition of Volunteering

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 13th May 2014 -  As Australia celebrates the 25th anniversary of National Volunteer Week peak body, Volunteering Australia says it’s time to challenge long held assumptions of what constitutes…
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