The NSW Volunteer of the Year Award is an annual awards program launched in 2007 by The Centre for Volunteering to recognise the outstanding efforts of the 2 million plus volunteers in NSW, and to promote the importance of volunteering to the community.

Congratulations to the 2016 Award Winners, and thank you to all the nominees who volunteer their time.

Below is a selection of the materials produced by The Centre for Volunteering for the coverage of the 2016 NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards.

Riverina Volunteers Shine with Health

Dentists, Teachers And Students Volunteering for Safer and Stronger Communities

Volunteers Support Migrants, Music And Mental Health

Mums Helping Mums, School Girls Helping Street Girls: Volunteers In The Mix Of Life

Saving Hearts, Caring For Kids and Building Solutions for the Disabled – Coastal Volunteers Take the Prize

A Touch Theatrical, Knitting for Vital Hospital Supplies or Running Relays for Cancer Northern Rivers Volunteers Excel in all Areas

In the Pool on the Bike of for the Love of Birds – Volunteers in New England are Winners in Community Spirit

Murray Volunteers Giving Life Affirming Acts at School, On the Road and In the Bush

Volunteers Acting Local and Thinking Global

Illawarra Volunteers will help on the Beaches, in the Bush and in their Hospital Beds

Sustaining Beautiful Minds and Hearts – Volunteers in the South West Venture into Challenging Terrain

Hunter Volunteers Touch Lives in Many Places – In The Pool, The Garden, on the Sports Field and in Classrooms

Central Coast Volunteers Nourish Life Itself

Sydney South Volunteers Caring for the Community from Cradle to Twilight Years

Broken Hill Volunteers Winners are Healthy, Arty and Committed

Orana Volunteers Moving People and Changing Lives

Central West Volunteers Supporting New Australian Lives, All Sporting Lives And Every Step in Life

Volunteering helps teen beat anxiety

2016 NSW Corporate Volunteer State Finalists Announced

2016 Excellence in Volunteer Management Award State Finalists Announced!

Dentist offering the gift of a smile wins NSW Volunteer of the Year

Overall Winner 2016 NSW Volunteer of the Year – Dr David Digges

2016 NSW Volunteer of the Year winners video interviews