October 10, 2017

NSW Volunteering partners with SEEK Volunteer to provide the new portal for organisations to register and post new opportunities

Volunteers are happier and healthier. They have better social networks, better well-being and live longer. NSW Department of Family and Community Services and NSW Volunteering have partnered […]
October 9, 2017

National Volunteering Conference 2018 – Call for Abstracts now open

The 2018 National Volunteering Conference will provide a forum for not-for-profit leaders, managers of volunteers, researchers and policy contributors to advance and strengthen the volunteering sector […]
September 21, 2017

Premier’s Volunteer Recognition Program – Greater recognition for volunteers

The Premier’s Volunteer Recognition Program celebrates volunteering and acknowledges the desire to take part in community life across all ages. Nominations in the 2017 Premier’s Volunteer Recognition […]
September 21, 2017

NSW Government’s NGO Benchmarking Model

To support capability development in the non-government organisation (NGO) sector, the Social Innovation Council designed the NGO Benchmarking model. The model went live last week after […]
October 13, 2017

Carers Day Out – Free Event for Carers

Australia counts on carers and National Carers Week, which runs from 15 – 21 October 2017, is a time to recognise and celebrate the contribution carers […]
October 13, 2017

Fare reductions proposed for rural and regional bus services

The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is proposing substantial reductions in rural and regional bus fares to encourage greater use of public transport. Draft recommendations […]
October 13, 2017

Indigenous home ownership approvals encouraging

Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) has announced they have already approved $96 million in home loans in just over one quarter, against an annual target of $175 […]
October 13, 2017

New ACNC toolkit to help connect MPs and charities

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has launched a new online toolkit to help charities and their local Members of Parliament (MPs) connect and discuss […]
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