April 3, 2018

Working with Children Checks start to expire

The NSW Children’s Guardian Janet Schorer has issued an alert to all adults who are in child-related roles to check the expiry date of their Working […]
April 3, 2018

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 […]
March 22, 2018

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 […]
March 22, 2018

Statement regarding the collection of volunteering data by the ABS

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released a statement regarding the national consultation held on the review of the current methods and scope of volunteering […]
March 20, 2018

New 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 […]
March 8, 2018

Charity Compliance Report 2017

The ACNC has released a new report on charity compliance.  In 2017, the ACNC received 1,695 concerns about charities, which is an increase of more than […]
March 5, 2018

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 […]
February 21, 2018

Sydney Leaders’ Forum

On the 19th of February The Centre for Volunteering, in conjunction with the Department of Family and Community Services (NSW) (FACS), held the Sydney Leaders’ Forum at the International […]
February 19, 2018

Review of Volunteer Management Program – Consultation opportunities

mpconsulting has been engaged by the Department of Social Services to undertake a review of the Volunteer Management Program (VMP). They will be using a range of consultation […]