Volunteers

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    • Feb 09, 2017

    No Guarantee of Future Funding for Volunteer Support Services

    Volunteer support services in South Australia and the Northern Territory will be severely impacted by major changes to existing federal grant funding.

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    • Feb 01, 2017

    Vitality Magazine Summer 2016-2017

    Feature stories include National Volunteer Week, Mentor Services and NT Volunteer of the Year Awards. Contributors include Eldercare, Adelaide City Council, Charles Darwin University and Palmerston Football Club.

    • Jan 24, 2017

    Building strong and resilient communities through Volunteer Support Services

    Volunteering Australia has asked the Federal Government to increase its funding for Australia's volunteering sector which is worth $290 billion annually. The submission which outlines 13 proposed budget measures is endorsed by Volunteering SA&NT and our State counterparts.

    • Oct 31, 2016

    VolunteeringSA&NT Annual Report 2015-16

    Yearly Annual Report by VolunteeringSA&NT "The year has seen Volunteering SA&NT achieve a great deal in terms of service delivery and innovation, and we are very proud of our achievements."

    • May 10, 2016

    $12 million Budget cuts to threaten the livelihood of volunteering in the Northern Territory

    Organisations that use and support local volunteers are under threat after last week’s announcement by the Federal Government to cut funding to the volunteering sector.

    • May 02, 2016

    Vitality Magazine Autumn 2016

    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. Stories revolves strongly on Community and Cultural themes.

    • Apr 13, 2016

    It’s not too late to nominate for the NT Volunteer of the Year Awards

    Volunteering SA&NT in collaboration with the NT Government, is pleased to announce the close of awards nominations for the 2016 Northern Territory Volunteer of the Year Awards has now been extended until Thursday, 21 April.

    • Apr 01, 2016

    Northern Territory Volunteer of the Year Awards

    Volunteering SA&NT in collaboration with the NT Government, is pleased to announce nominations are now open for the 2016 Northern Territory Volunteer of the Year Awards.

    • Oct 30, 2015

    VolunteeringSA&NT Annual Report 2014-15

    Yearly Annual Report by VolunteeringSA&NT "In looking back over the 2014-15 financial year, we see that VolunteeringSA&NT has made steady advances and achieved some notable successes in the face of some daunting challenges."

    • Jul 30, 2015

    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".