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02/03/2018 - Featured, VNews NT
VNews NT 2 March 2018

On Thursday 29th March, Evelyn will be spending the day at work in darkness to raise awareness and funds for Guide Dogs SA/NT. Please help Evelyn rise to this challenge and support Guide Dogs SA/NT to continue their vital services by donating via the link below. Thankyou for your support!

02/03/2018 - Featured, VNews SA
Vnews SA&NT 2 March 2018

Volunteering SA&NT sought a commitment from all major political parties on a range of proposals that will contribute to the sector being safe, effective and sustainable. We outlined five key issues in our Volunteering Sector Proposals. Evelyn O'loughlin is doing Boss' Blind Date to support Guide Dogs SA

25/02/2018 - Featured, Media Releases SA&NT
Making a Stand for SA Volunteers

Volunteers will benefit financially with the proposed abolishment of fees for working with children and other screening checks. Labor have announced that volunteers, over the age of 60, will no longer have to pay for screening clearances if they are re-elected in the SA State Election next month. The Liberals have promised to scrap the fee for all volunteers and to investigate the excessive delays in the screening process. They have also pledged to extend the world-first WeDo volunteering app, which connects volunteers to organisations.

16/02/2018 - Featured, VNews SA
VNews SA&NT 16 February 2018

Our core funding beyond June 2020 relies on the outcomes of a federal government external review. Have your say in the Volunteering Management Review (VMR), undertaken by MP Consulting who will report back to the Department of Social Services (DSS) on the effectiveness, efficiency and value of Volunteer Support Services. Through Volunteering SA&NT, the volunteering sector in South Australia is seeking commitment from all political parties and the Government of South Australia on a range of proposals that will contribute to the sector being safe, effective and sustainable.

16/02/2018 - Featured, VNews NT
VNews NT 16 February 2018

No matter what your role is in the volunteering sector, we are urgently seeking your support. Our core funding beyond June 2020 relies on the outcomes of a federal government external review. Have your say in the Volunteering Management Review (VMR), undertaken by MP Consulting who will report back to the Department of Social Services (DSS) on the effectiveness, efficiency and value of Volunteer Support Services. For more information and to register to attend a workshop or provide comments electronically.

08/02/2018 - Media Releases SA&NT
Vote for Volunteering in the SA State Election

With volunteering in Australia worth more to the Australian economy than mining, retail and agriculture combined – it is vital that political parties and the Government of South Australia continue to recognise the value of volunteering and the serious impact of not having a safe, effective and sustainable volunteering sector.

02/02/2018 - VNews SA
VNews SA&NT 2 February 2018

Now more than ever, it is crucial that Volunteer Support Services aren’t impacted by Federal funding cuts through the Volunteer Management Program (VMP). Have your say in the review.

02/02/2018 - VNews NT
VNews NT 2 February 2018

Have your say in the future of our volunteering sector Now more than ever it is crucial that Volunteer Support Services aren’t impacted by Federal funding cuts through the Volunteer Management Program (VMP).

19/01/2018 - VNews NT
VNews NT 19 January 2018

Welcome to our first VNews for 2018 - there's important info on how you can have your say on the Volunteer Management Program and Volunteer Support Services - our funding hinges on the outcomes of an external review. Plus results on the Youth Survey Report, Microsoft's Software Donation Program and scholarships to attend the National Volunteering Conference in Sydney this June.