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Volunteering On the Rise in an Aging and More Diversified Australia – Census 2016

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 28th June 2017 -  The 2016 Census has revealed that Australians are still engaged and committed to volunteering activities, as well as highlighting that Australians are becoming older, more eth

Disappointment as Volunteering Sidelined in the Budget

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 10th May 2017 -  The government has shown a “total disregard” for the contribution that volunteers make to the community, according to the sector peak body speaking in the wake of the 2017 fed…

Sector Petition to Retain Funding for Volunteering Support Services

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 12th April 2017 -  Volunteering Australia and the state and territory peak bodies have called on the not-for-profit sector to sign a petition to the Senate calling for retained funding for volunte

Govt Urged to ‘Share the Love’ on Volunteer Funding

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 14th February 2017 -  Representatives from Australia’s volunteer management sector converged on Canberra on Tuesday to appeal to the government to restore federal funding for their operations.…

Dismantling Volunteer Funding

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 8th February 2017 -  Volunteering Australia has warned that the dismantling of the Strengthening Communities grants and the introduction of the Strong and Resilient Communities grants in 2018 wil…

Message to Government: ‘Volunteering Doesn’t Just Happen By Itself’

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 25th January 2017 -  The federal government needs to increase its funding of and recognition for Australia’s multi-billion dollar volunteering sector, the peak body has said in its pre-budget su

Volunteering Tasmania Appoints New CEO

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 22nd December 2016 -  Tasmania’s peak body for volunteering has appointed a new CEO following the departure of Adrienne Picone who is taking the helm as the CEO for Volunteering Australia in Canberr…

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 effor

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 Ja

Governor General New Chief Patron of Volunteering Australia

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 20th October 2016 -  Volunteering Australia (VA) has secured Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) as its new chief patron. VA president Tim Jackson said the VA board was delighted the gove…

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 h

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 sh
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