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Ten Reasons Why International Volunteering Will Help You Get Ahead

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 11th November 2010 -  There are plenty of options in the world of ‘voluntourism’, as it is often called, that can have a profound impact on a young volunteers life. Pro Bono Australia journalist,

Australia Triumphs at Global Fundraising Awards

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 21st October 2010 -    Above: Outstanding Volunteer of the YearMichaelCowan rode 1000km on his Penny Farthing to raise money for AsthmaFoundationNSW. An iconic Australian…

Understanding the Modern Volunteer

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 4th August 2010 -  What does the modern volunteer look like? The upcoming Volunteering Australia National Conference will examine the modern volunteer and the critical issues around their community…

National Volunteer Funding Recipients Announced

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th July 2010 -  Volunteer-based emergency service organisations, RSL clubs and Meals on Wheels are the big winners in the Federal Government's latest volunteer grants program. The Government…

Skilled Volunteers – Waiting for Opportunities

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th May 2010 -    Above: Natalie Bucknell from SkillShare, supported by Oxfam Australia, addresses the forum The Annual VCOSS "Clever Ideas" Forum in Victoria has been told that…

Increasing Demand for Services Reveals NFP Volunteer Shortages

Staff Reporter, Friday, 14th May 2010 -  Three out of four community organisations in Australia need more volunteers, a problem which is beginning to impact on many organisations’ ability to provide essential services,…

Applications Open For $21 Million Volunteer Grants Program

Staff Reporter, Friday, 12th March 2010 -  Applications are now open for the Federal Government’s $21 million Volunteer Grants 2010. Grants between $1,000 and $5,000 are available to help eligible Not for Profit organisations…

Rudd Government Confirms Financial Support for Volunteering Australia

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 22nd December 2009 -   The current funding was due to expire for the national peak body at the end of December with the announcement of new funding from January 1st coming just in time. In a joint statement…

Equal Opportunity Act To Extend to Victorian Volunteers

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 22nd December 2009 - 
In Victoria, the Brumby Government has proposed amending the Equal Opportunity Act (EOA) to cover individual volunteers as well as those engaged by volunteer organisations.

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