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30/07/2015 - Featured, Media Releases NT, Volunteering Australia, Media Releases SA&NT
VA announces New Definition of Volunteering

The new definition of volunteering has been expanded for the first time in 20 years to recognise the new ways Australians give their time. The new definition follows an extensive 2 year, nationwide consultation to understand what activities we consider as volunteering today. The new definition states: "'volunteering' is time freely given for the common good without financial gain".

01/07/2015 - Featured, Media Releases NT, Volunteering Australia, Media Releases SA&NT
Latest ABS stats show downturn in volunteering

New ABS data taken from the 2014 General Social Survey shows volunteering rates in Australia are declining for the first time in almost 20 years with 75% of people surveyed saying they feel rushed or pressed for time. SA dropped less than the national average and was one of the better performing states.

01/03/2015 - Publications SA&NT
Vitality Magazine Summer/Autumn 2015

Vitality is Volunteering SA&NT's biannual magazine that features stories on the volunteering communities of South Australia and the Northern Territory, along with the latest news and tips for people involved in the volunteering sector.

01/08/2014 - Publications SA&NT, Publications NT
Vitality Magazine Winter 2014

Vitality is Volunteering SA&NT's biannual magazine that features stories on the volunteering communities of South Australia and the Northern Territory, along with the latest news and tips for people involved in the volunteering sector.

07/05/2014 - Media Releases SA&NT
Celebrates the power of volunteering - National Volunteer Week 2014

To kick off the 25th anniversary year of National Volunteer Week (12 – 18 May), Volunteering SA&NT will host a Parade of Volunteers on Monday 12 May. Over 350 people have registered to march, representing approximately 30 organisations.

01/04/2014 - Publications SA&NT, Publications NT
Vitality Magazine Summer 2014

Vitality is Volunteering SA&NT's biannual magazine that features stories on the volunteering communities of South Australia and the Northern Territory, along with the latest news and tips for people involved in the volunteering sector.

28/02/2014 - Volunteering Australia
Volunteering Australia announces powerful theme for NVW2014

On Friday 28 February, Volunteering Australia (VA) announced the theme for the 25th anniversary year of National Volunteer Week (12-18 May). "Celebrate the power of volunteering" - a theme that points to the power of volunteers and volunteering in Australia.

14/02/2014 - Media Releases SA&NT
Volunteering Strategy for South Australia launched

Friday 14 February 2014 A Volunteering Strategy for South Australia has been launched. Developed by a unique partnership of Volunteering SA&NT, the State Government of South Australia, the Local Government Association and Business SA, itprovides a vision and action plan for volunteering in South Australia for the next six years.

01/02/2010 - Publication SA&NT Archive
Vitality Magazine 2010 Summer Edition

Vitality is Volunteering SA&NT's biannual magazine that features stories on the volunteering communities of South Australia and the Northern Territory, along with the latest news and tips for people involved in the volunteering sector.