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03/08/2017 - VNews NT
VNews NT - 3 August 2017

Recent appointment of a Business Engagement Manager will ensure that we are connected to corporate organisations and businesses in both South Australia and in the Northern Territory to ensure financial sustainability and capacity building in the volunteering sector.

20/07/2017 - VNews NT
VNews NT - 20 July 2017

Federal Government reinstates funding for volunteer support services! This welcome announcement means that the infrastructure for safe, effective and sustainable volunteering across Australia will be retained and services won’t have to close down.

06/07/2017 - VNews NT
VNews NT - 6 July 2017

The volunteering statistics from last year’s Census have been released, showing the Northern Territory rate of volunteering dropping below the national average, to 17.1% - which however, is up from 16.6% from the last Census in 2011. In addition, there are many people in the NT who volunteer informally, perhaps not recognising themselves as volunteers. This information is not captured in the Census and we will continue to work on improving people’s understanding of volunteering.

22/06/2017 - VNews NT
VNews - 22 June 2017

Thank you to the delegates, presenters, MC, event partners, sponsors and supporters and to the great team here at Volunteering SA&NT, who have all contributed in making a memorable two-day Lead to Succeed Volunteering Conference in Adelaide last week. Sincere thanks to everyone who signed the Tower of Strength petition to help retain designated funding for Volunteering Support Services.

08/06/2017 - VNews NT
VNews NT - 8 June 2017

Nominations are now open for the annual Northern Territory Volunteer of the Year Awards. Every year, 70,000 volunteers throughout the NT give their time freely to hundreds of organisations, communities and individuals. It is important that we recognise these people for not only their time but for their talent and the great work they do for the NT.

06/06/2017 - VNews SA
VNews - 6 June 2017

Six days to go and the countdown is on to our Lead to Succeed Volunteering Conference. Speakers are locked in, the program is out and delegate bags all packed and ready to go.

03/05/2017 - Media Releases NT
Volunteering Facing a Double-Edged Sword - NT

With the lead up to National Volunteers Week, the sector is facing a double-edged sword with volunteers being celebrated while the sector fights for funding.