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    • Jul 06, 2017

    Volunteers Recognised in the Community - NT Volunteer of the Year Awards 2017

    Strong communication skills, knowledge and understanding of local fire management issues earnt David Joyce the Volunteering Service Medal at last years' Northern Territory Volunteer of the Year Awards.

    • Jul 06, 2017

    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.

    • Jun 22, 2017

    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.

    • Jun 14, 2017

    Focussed, formidable and fearless - Lead to Succeed Volunteering Conference 2017

    These three words are a leadership call to action and for those working in the State’s volunteering sector, will become a mantra to be strong – to stand up - and be counted.

    • Jun 08, 2017

    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.

    • Jun 06, 2017

    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.

    • May 03, 2017

    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.

    • May 03, 2017

    Volunteering Facing a Double-Edged Sword

    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.

    • May 01, 2017

    Closing the Gap One Community at a Time: Aboriginal Volunteer Program Ooodnadatta

    Improved health is just one of the outcomes of the Aboriginal Volunteer Program (AVP) in one of South Australia?s most remote communities, Oodnadatta.

    • Feb 17, 2017

    Volunteering Requires Investment - It Just Doesn't Happen

    As the volunteer sector fights severe federal funding changes through a strong advocacy campaign - it is important to know that we have opposition and cross-bench support in Canberra after a motion was passed last night in the Senate call on government to recognise the importance of funding volunteer management services.