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VOICE: Volunteering News and Events

New free legal guide for volunteering sector

Justice Connect's newly launched National Volunteer Guide, written in close consultation with Volunteering Australia, provides an overview of the key legal obligations organisations have to their volunteers. This free resource aims to help community groups better manage their relationship with their volunteers, and [...]

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Clarence Community Volunteer Service launches humorous video to promote service

The Clarence Community Volunteer Service connects volunteers with people 18 to 64 with a disability and people 65 or older (or those 50 years or older and identifying as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander) who need support to live independently [...]

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Advocacy Tasmania volunteers provide support at Mental Health Tribunal hearings 

Advocacy Tasmania is about supporting people to speak up, have their say and to make sure that their rights are protected.  Their advocacy services are free, confidential and available across Tasmania.   Their advocates support clients to have their voices heard [...]

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The 2018 National Volunteering Conference

The National Volunteering Conference is Australia’s premier volunteering leadership event. The three-day program provided a forum for managers of volunteers, researchers, policy contributors, not for profit leaders, VIO's, officials from all levels of government to come together to strengthen the volunteering [...]

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Changes to Accounting Standards affecting Not-for-Profit Volunteer Involving Organisations

Volunteering Tasmania hosted 3 state-wide workshops in June 2018 to help organisations understand changes to the Australian Accounting Standard (AASB1058) for Not-for-Profit (NFP) entities that involve volunteers in the delivery of their services. Volunteering Tasmania provides you with the information below as [...]

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CENTRELINK and MUTUAL OBLIGATION REQUIREMENT CHANGES

The Australian Senate passed several changes to the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform) Bill 2017. This document highlights one of those amendments (to Schedule 9 of the Social Security Act 1991), which directly relates to volunteering and will impact your organisation [...]

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