June 25, 2018

Independent review of out-of-home care in NSW

The Independent Review of Out of Home Care in NSW, authored by David Tune, has been released. The report made recommendations about how the NSW Government […]
June 25, 2018

National Volunteering Conference 2018

The National Volunteering Conference 2018, was held at the International Convention Centre, Sydney, from 20-22 June 2018. Hosted by Volunteering Australia, and supported by Territory peak […]
June 21, 2018

Age no barrier to helping out says Northern Beaches Young Volunteer of the Year

Tell 25 year-old Ben Matthews that young people are shy about volunteering their time to help others and he will quickly tell you how wrong you […]
June 20, 2018

NSW State Budget 2018

The New South Wales budget was released on Tuesday 20 June, 2018. A budget surplus of $3.9 billion was announced, with average surpluses of $1.6 billion […]
June 14, 2018

Donations to charities declining

A new research paper has shown concerning trends in Australians’ giving.  “An Examination of Tax-Deductible Donations Made By Individual Australian Taxpayers in 2015–16”, authored by Emeritus […]
June 14, 2018

Many good turns for Hunter volunteer gardener

For Emma Belenus you can’t put a price on the feeling she gets from volunteering. Emma established the Artscape Garden about three years ago in a […]
June 13, 2018

HSNet Database of 65,000 Support Services in NSW

HSNet (short for Human Services Network) is a free website available to anyone looking for a service in NSW.  The site is mobile-ready and works on […]
June 7, 2018

Dural volunteer team award winners give back in spades

Back in 2011, a small group of recently retired blokes decided to put the skills they’d learnt over a life time to good use – they […]
June 7, 2018

The Power of Volunteering

The Centre for Volunteering pairs thousands of volunteers with charities and not-for-profits.  Here is the story of the impact of a single volunteer, Julianne, on one […]