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

Last chance to register for the National Volunteering Conference!

Be ignited, invigorated and inspired at the 17th National Volunteering Conference from 20-22 June at the International Convention Centre Sydney.

The program features eminent speakers from across the volunteering sector bringing fresh ideas and insights while exploring the challenges and opportunities facing volunteering now and into the future.

Australia’s key volunteering leadership event will bring together not for profit leaders, volunteer managers, researchers and policy contributors to advance and strengthen the volunteering sector through knowledge sharing and discussion.

Register today to attend the #NVC2018 – http://nvc2018.com.au/


Changes to participation requirements from 20 September 2018

Volunteering Australia has received several enquiries about the changes to participation requirements in relation to the Working Age Payments Reforms – Budget 2017-18. Read the response to these enquiries from The Department of Jobs and Small Business. For more information on… Read More


Volunteering Australia celebrates National Volunteer Week!

We have been overwhelmed with incredible messages this National Volunteer Week on the reasons why people ‘Give a little.’ and how they “Change a lot.’ in the Australian community. Here is the Volunteering Australia and Volunteering and Contact ACT teams sharing what… Read More

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