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

National Volunteer Guide

Not-for-profit Law has produced a National Volunteer Guide for use by Volunteer Involving Organisations across Australia. Volunteering Australia was pleased to consult on the Guide, ensuring that it aligns with our National Standards for Volunteer Involvement.

The Guide provides an overview of the key legal obligations organisations owe volunteers and provides practical examples, template documents and tips to assist in their understanding.

Changes to participation requirements

Updated Information: Volunteering Australia has received a number of enquiries about the changes to participation requirements in relation to the Working Age Payments Reforms – Budget 2017-18. Please read this Q&A factsheet provided by The Department of Jobs and Small… Read More

The Future of Employment Services

Volunteering Australia has provided a submission on The Future of Employment Services.

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  • The appropriateness and effectiveness of the objectives, design and evaluation of JobActive

  • Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform Amendments

  • International Volunteer Day 2018

    Volunteering Australia proudly supports International Volunteer Day (IVD) on 5 December. Read More