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

Give back to the community with responsible employee volunteering

Employee volunteering programs are a great way for organisations to show their corporate social responsibility and provide employees with the opportunity to contribute to the community. However, in the lead up to the holiday season, volunteering peak bodies remind organisations of their obligations regarding volunteering.

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National Survey on Volunteering and Settlement in Australia

Volunteering Australia and the Settlement Council of Australia (SCoA) seek input from Settlement Sector organisations through an anonymous survey in order to progress our research and assist in the development of a strong evidence base for future policy development. The purpose… Read More


Volunteering Australia AGM

Volunteering Australia held our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday 29 November 2018 in Canberra via video conference. Thank you to Foundation Member representatives, outgoing Board Directors, volunteers and staff who attended the AGM. Key outcomes of the AGM included… Read More

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  • National Volunteer Guide

  • Changes to participation requirements

  • Complaint handling

  • National Volunteer Week 2019

    National Volunteer Week, 20-26 May 2019, is the annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. Read More