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Sydney Leaders’ Forum

Sydney Leaders’ Forum

21 February 2018

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 Convention Centre Sydney – ICC Sydney. CEOs and decision makers from various organisations came together to explore the importance of volunteer involvement and volunteer management standards in...

Response to Sydney Morning Herald opinion piece on Volunteering

Response to Sydney Morning Herald opinion piece on Volunteering

8 January 2018

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 problem of Governments relying on volunteers to fill gaps in services, but her proposed solution – to stop volunteering – is not the answer (‘Volunteering doesn’t make the world...

From Cake Stalls to Parliament House: Volunteers Soar to New Heights

From Cake Stalls to Parliament House: Volunteers Soar to New Heights

30 August 2016

Volunteers from Granville, Bankstown, Auburn and Baulkham Hills were recognised for their outstanding contribution at the 10th Annual Volunteer of the Year Awards in Parramatta today. The top award went to Susie Boyd of Merrylands who received both the overall 2016 Sydney Mid-West Volunteer of the Year Award and the Adult of the Year Award...

Southern Locals win Volunteer of the Year Awards

Southern Locals win Volunteer of the Year Awards

1 September 2015

Volunteers from Queanbeyan, Tumut, Berridale, Berry, Ulladulla and Eden were recognised for their outstanding contribution at the NSW 2015 Volunteer of the Year Awards in Cooma today. Media Release – Southern NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards (PDF)

2014 NSW Volunteer of the Year Winner – David Abrahams

2014 NSW Volunteer of the Year Winner – David Abrahams

20 January 2015

To view the winners for each category The Overall Winner of the 2014 NSW Volunteer of the Year is David Abrahams. David Abrahams of Grafton was named the 2014 Volunteer of the Year for his lifetime commitment to his community through volunteering which began at age 17, when he became rugby club secretary. “David’s volunteering...

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