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  • Volunteering Australia Consultations on Pre-Budget Submission

    Volunteering Australia is holding face-to-face consultations in Melbourne and Sydney to gauge feedback for our 2018-19 Pre-Budget Submission, GoVolunteer/VIKTOR, and rights-based issues in relation to volunteering.

  • International Volunteer Day | 5 December 2017

    Volunteers act first. Here. Everywhere.           International Volunteer Day is celebrated worldwide on 5 December , in recognition of the positive solidarity of volunteers around the world who answer calls in times of crisis, helping save lives… Read More

  • International Volunteer Managers Day | 5 November 2017

    International Volunteer Managers Day 2017 (IVMD) celebrates the life-changing profession of volunteer leadership. Held on Sunday 5 November, IVMD aims to recognise the skills, knowledge and contributions of managers of volunteers. As an official supporter of IVMD, Volunteering Australia encourages… Read More

  • National Volunteering Conference 2018 | Call for abstracts open

    You are invited to contribute your voice by submitting an abstract to present at the 2018 National Volunteering Conference.

  • Ethical Volunteering

    Recently, there have been a lot of stories in the media about orphanage volunteering or ‘voluntourism’. While volunteering is ‘time willingly given’, many Australians volunteering overseas may be unknowingly contributing to child exploitation or modern day slavery. It is integral… Read More