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Building communities in a changing environment

Contributor, Tuesday, 14th May 2019 -  Volunteering Victoria chief executive Scott Miller discusses some of the themes he sees as being relevant to this year’s National Volunteer Week forum on social policy. Volunteering

Volunteering gets half a million dollar funding boost

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 1st May 2019 -  The volunteering sector has received a pre-election funding gift from the federal government worth almost $500,000. Social Services Minister Paul Fletcher announced half a million

What volunteering wants: For the voluntary workforce to be valued and invested in

Adrienne Picone, Tuesday, 30th April 2019 -  It is time for our political leaders to recognise the varying skills, abilities and value of Australia’s diverse volunteering community and appropriately invest and support this

Rural volunteers in crisis

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 20th March 2019 -  Rural Western Australian volunteers are under immense stress, and receive little government support despite being the “lifeblood” of most communities, new research has found.

Energise, Enhance and Connect at Volunteering Victoria’s 2019 State Conference

Contributor, Tuesday, 12th March 2019 -  With only a few months to go until its second state conference, Volunteering Victoria is thrilled to announce an impressive lineup of speakers that will energise, enhance and connect

Volunteers Speak Out on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Luke Michael, Friday, 1st March 2019 -  Australian volunteers are feeling unprotected at work because of gaps in the law that leave them vulnerable to sexual harassment, a workplace survey has found. Results from Volunteering

Predictions for 2019: Volunteering

Adrienne Picone, Thursday, 17th January 2019 -  This year marks 30 years since volunteering was formally recognised during National Volunteer Week. It’s time to turn our attention to ensuring the volunteer sector is adequately

Charities Call to Protect Volunteers Against Sexual Harassment

Luke Michael, Monday, 26th November 2018 -  Charities are campaigning to fix gaps in Australian workplace laws that are leaving volunteers vulnerable to sexual harassment.
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Volunteering Victoria AGM and Panel Discussion

Contributor, Tuesday, 18th September 2018 -  Volunteering Victoria is hosting a panel discussion alongside its annual general meeting to explore how volunteers are integral to the wellbeing of society. Whether a volunteer,

Recruiting Online Volunteers to Champion Your Cause

Ellie Nikakis, Thursday, 16th August 2018 -  Vollie, General Assembly and Chuffed.org have teamed up for a free workshop to help not for profits recruit an online army, writes Ellie Nikakis from Vollie. In a landscape so oversaturated

Support Services At The Core of Volunteering

Wendy Williams, Friday, 22nd June 2018 -  Place-based services, such as Volunteering Support Services, provide the critical infrastructure required for safe, effective and sustainable volunteering, according to a

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Why Rural Australia is Facing a Volunteer Crisis

Contributor, Wednesday, 16th May 2018 -  Australia’s rural communities are facing a looming volunteering crisis with a new strategy desperately needed, writes Amanda Davies, Kirsten Holmes and Leonie Lockstone-Binney
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