June 29, 2018

Settlement outcomes of humanitarian youth and active citizenship

The Australian Institute of Family Studies has released a research summary on how young people aged 15-25 years old from humanitarian backgrounds are settling in Australia. […]
June 26, 2018

‘Value of Volunteering Support Services’ research report

We are pleased to release, in conjunction with Volunteering Australia, the Value of Volunteering Support Services research report.  This report provides a socio-economic analysis and evaluation […]
June 25, 2018

NSW Government response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

The NSW Government has publicly announced its response to the final report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. The full response […]
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 […]