Volunteers

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    • 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".

    • Jul 01, 2015

    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.

    • Apr 23, 2015

    Volunteering peaks call for urgent review of DSS funding decisions - Senate Inquiry Told

    Volunteering SA&NT along with Volunteering peak bodies Volunteering Australia, Volunteering Victoria and Volunteering Tasmania this week spoke out on the far reaching inequity, inadequacy and impact of the recent DSS funding process to a Senate Committee Inquiry on Tuesday 21 April.

    • Mar 01, 2015

    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.

    • Aug 01, 2014

    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.