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New service invites volunteers to register 27 January 2016 – For immediate release

As fires continue to burn across the state, Volunteering Tasmania (VT) has launched a new volunteer management service for local communities.

Emergency Volunteering CREW (Community Response to Extreme Weather) recognises the community goodwill that follows a […]

January 27th, 2016|

Volunteering Tasmania Offices closed this coming Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th January

We apologise for any inconvenience. Feel free to email admin@volunteeringtas.org.au and we will respond on our return. We open again at 9am Wednesday 27th January.

January 22nd, 2016|

Government responds to Senate Inquiry into botched DSS funding process

The Federal Government has responded Senate Inquiry findings that their 2014/15 Department of Social Services (DSS) tendering process was destructive, and resulted in a reduction of funding to the sector by $270 million, and a […]

January 22nd, 2016|

EV CREW is ready to go

Familiarisation sessions were held around the state on 14 and 15 December, to introduce the Emergency Volunteering CREW system to Tasmanian NGOs, emergency services, and other government authorities.
December 18th, 2015|

Sector priorities have been submitted to State Government Agencies

Over the past twelve months Volunteering Tasmania has been privileged to support our volunteers and volunteer involving organisations in Tasmania.

2016 looks to be a similarly action packed year. We are looking forward to hitting the […]

December 17th, 2015|

New Emergency Volunteering service is now available

Like so many disasters around Australia, the Tasmanian bushfires in 2013 highlighted the goodwill of the community. People across the state and the country, put their hands up to help.

The challenge is knowing what effected […]

December 9th, 2015|

New Awards announced in time for International Volunteer Day this Saturday

New Awards announced in time for International Volunteer Day this Saturday
Nominations are now open for the inaugural Tasmanian Volunteering Awards!

Volunteers and Volunteer Involving Organisations have a huge impact on the Tasmanian community.

These awards, supported by […]

December 3rd, 2015|

Volunteering grants announced

Australian Government funding is now available for organisations to apply for grants between $1,000 and $5,000 to help with costs of volunteering.

To be eligible to apply, organisations must be Australian not-for-profit organisations whose volunteers support […]

November 5th, 2015|

Happy International Volunteer Managers Day! We have a gift for you…

Introducing our brand spanking new Value of volunteering calculator…

This dual-purpose calculator is useful for both managers of volunteers, as well as individual volunteers.
The Organisational calculator
The organisational calculator gives a full cost benefit analysis of the […]

November 5th, 2015|

Increasing Choice in Home Care Submission

The Federal Government announced significant reforms to home care as part of the 2015-16 Budget.  Part of these reforms includes the introduction of consumer directed care (CDC) – designed to enable older people to make […]

October 23rd, 2015|