June 9, 2017

Human Rights Awards Nominations Open

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Human Rights Awards, giving all Australians the opportunity to nominate individuals, organisations, businesses or community groups for their dedication […]
May 24, 2017

DISCUSSION PAPER: INFORMATION NEEDS FOR VOLUNTEERING DATA

Submission to the Australian Bureau of Statistics 4159.0.55.004 DISCUSSION PAPER: INFORMATION NEEDS FOR VOLUNTEERING DATA, May, 2017   CENSUS The Centre for Volunteering firmly believes questions […]
May 14, 2017

Office of the Children’s Guardian – Working With Children Check Review

The statutory five-year review of the NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC) began 3 May. The review is being conducted by the Office of the Children’s […]
May 11, 2017

VOLUNTEERING AND THE 2017 FEDERAL BUDGET

From 1 January 2018, the Strong and Resilient Communities Activity will replace the current Strengthening Communities Activity. $10.0 million will be allocated to Volunteer Grants in […]
April 24, 2017

#Towerofstrength

Now more than ever we need to invest in volunteering, because safe and effective volunteering does not ‘just happen’ and it is not free. Volunteering support […]
April 20, 2017

VOLUNTEERING, A TEST OF CITIZENSHIP

  The announcement by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Immigration Minister Peter Dutton that migrants seeking Australian citizenship will need to demonstrate how they have contributed […]
April 11, 2017

Office of the Children’s Guardian – Principles for Child-Safe Organisations released for consultation

The NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian is seeking comment on a draft set of guidelines and principles for creating a child safe organisation released today. […]