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 […]
May 28, 2018

Increase in Demand for Homelessness Services Nationwide

The first national longitudinal study of homelessness in Australia, The Australian Homelessness Monitor 2018, has been released. The Monitor tracks key data on rates and types […]