Community-minded Millennials

Often labelled the ‘selfie-generation’, new research by NRMA Insurance reveals that Millennials and Gen Ys are in fact among the most helpful and community-minded in the country. The NRMA Insurance HELP Study surveyed more than 2,000 people and found that […]

General Giving grants

The Coopers Brewery Foundation offers an ongoing General Giving grants program which is open to organisations with Deductible Gift Recipient status. The Foundation will support charities that aim to improve and protect the quality of life of Australians, in keeping […]

Welfare Reform Bill passes into law

The Social Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform) Bill 2017 was passed in the Senate on the 21st of March after further changes were made to the activity requirements. Concerns had been expressed regarding the implications of proposals to tighten the […]

Smart Volunteering Campaign

The Australian Government has launched a campaign to prevent Australians from inadvertently contributing to child exploitation through the practice of orphanage tourism, including by participating in misleading volunteer programs. The Smart Volunteering Campaign discourages Australians from any form of short-term, […]

The Value of Volunteering Seniors

The Modern Australian Communities report examines the critical contribution of seniors in community volunteering. 9 out of 10 seniors believe that local communities are the fabric of our society. This dedication is reflected in the commitment by seniors to volunteer […]