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 […]
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 […]
February 1, 2018

2018 Volunteer Management Progress Report

Just Released! Learn about Volunteer Management Trends for 2018 and download 2018 Volunteer Management Progress Report now. WHO took the survey? More than 1,200 leaders of volunteers participated. They […]
January 9, 2018

Response to Sydney Morning Herald opinion piece on Volunteering

8 January 2018   ATTN: The Letters Editor The Sydney Morning Herald letters@smh.com.au   Response to SMH opinion piece on Volunteering   Catherine Walsh highlights the […]
December 8, 2017

NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards 2017 State Ceremony

Friday 8 December 2017 The 2017 Volunteer of the Year is Beverley Kerr who won for her extraordinary commitment to social justice through her work for the […]
December 5, 2017

International Volunteer Day 2017

The United Nations designated December 5 as International Volunteer Day in 1985. This international observance day celebrates the power and potential of volunteerism. It is an opportunity […]
November 6, 2017

Sector News: NSW Government Volunteering Portal

The Centre for Volunteering wishes to advise all our member organisations that Hon. Ray Williams, Minister for Multiculturalism and Minister for Disability Services announced the launch […]