Volunteering Australia is the national peak body for volunteering,
working to advance volunteering in the community

Federal Budget 2016


Tonight’s Budget could have disastrous consequences for volunteer support organisations, with a $12 million cut to the Strengthening Communities Grant Scheme raising serious questions around the Federal Government’s commitment to funding volunteering, says Volunteering Australia.

In better news, however, a $38.8 million boost to the program which funds Natural Disaster Resilience programs will benefit volunteer projects in the emergency services.

Click here to read VA’s media releases.


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National Volunteer Week (NVW) is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. With the theme Give Happy, Live Happy, introduced in 2015, we continue in 2016 to celebrate and explore the research that shows volunteers… Read More

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