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

Share your volunteering story this National Volunteer Week!

This National Volunteer Week, Volunteering Australia encourages everyone to get involved by writing a message on how you or your organisation engages in volunteerism, and the impact that it has for you or on society.

Write a message

Take a photo of yourself holding the message

Share on social media with the hashtag #NVW2018 and Volunteering Australia will share your post!

Download one of three templates by visiting www.volunteeringaustralia.org/promotional-material/


Mixed results for volunteering in 2018-19 Federal Budget

There have been mixed results for volunteering in the 2018-19 Federal Budget. While we acknowledge the Government’s contributions to the sector through the Volunteer Management Activity and annual Volunteer Grants, we are disappointed that there is no strategic approach to… Read More


Register for National Volunteering Conference 2018

The National Volunteering Conference 2018 will be held from 20-22 June, and aims to ‘ignite, invigorate and inspire’ delegates from across Australia to address challenges facing the volunteering sector and identify opportunities for progress.

Find a Volunteer Opportunity

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  • Response on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

  • Open Letter to Parliamentarians #HandsOffOurCharities

  • Smart Volunteering Campaign

    The Australian Government has launched a new campaign to prevent Australians from inadvertently contributing to child exploitation through the practice of orphanage tourism, including by participating in misleading volunteer programs. Read More