Volunteers

Report

26 Feb 2019
32

This research identifies how rural communities in WA are addressing the challenges of recruiting and retaining volunteers at a time of unprecedented demographic change and increasing pressure on the rural volunteer workforce.

Strategy

6 Sep 2018
212

This industry plan presents a unified vision for the Victorian community services industry and the actions required to achieve this vision.

Report

25 Jun 2018
102

People in positions of authority at Puffing Billy and other Victorian railway groups protected the reputation of their organisations at the expense of children who were sexually abused, the Victorian Ombudsman has found.

Report

22 Jun 2018
142

The intent of this report is to establish a baseline range of operational indicators, provide a valuable source of industry intelligence, and to demonstrate the value Volunteering Support Services deliver to the community, Commonwealth and other investors.

Report

21 Jun 2018
25

Volunteering New Zealand’s annual State of Volunteering Survey takes stock of the volunteering landscape in New Zealand. This snapshot can assist anyone interested in volunteering to develop strategies that ensure volunteer effort makes the biggest impact, now and in the future.

Report

31 May 2018
327

This research is the first in a series of reports from a new national organisation called SEIROS. It includes leaders and representatives from different religious traditions, academics and policy makers.

Report

25 Jan 2018
78

The focus of performance reporting in this chapter is on emergency services for fire events. Descriptive information is included on emergency services for other events, with performance reporting to be developed for future Reports.

Report

11 Sep 2017
839

This is the third of five research reports from Giving Australia 2016, which provides insights on volunteering, including trends, innovations and challenges for those who are giving their time and money to a diverse number of causes.

Report

Report series commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Social Services
11 Sep 2017
286

This second of five research reports from Giving Australia 2016 focuses on giving and volunteering by small, medium and large businesses that represent a significant contribution to the Australian not-for-profit sector.

Report

The value hidden in plain sight
7 Sep 2017
56

This project seeks to understand the value of emergency management volunteers and volunteering to the Victorian community.

Report

18 Aug 2017
171

The Andrews Labor Government has introduced the Firefighters’ Presumptive Rights Compensation and Fire Services Legislation Amendment (Reform) Bill 2017 to among other things, restructure Victoria’s fire services.

Report

10 Aug 2017
160

This report looks at a range of work that is underway across the disability, health and ageing sectors to strengthen and safeguard the rights of vulnerable Victorians.

Report

2 Aug 2017
266

This report showcases the spirit of volunteerism in Australia, presenting the accounts of many volunteers who continue visiting detention facilities despite difficulties, so they can bring people hope and get their voices and concerns heard.

Report

16 Aug 2016
303

The Department of Social Services has commissioned research aimed at improving the knowledge base about giving and volunteering patterns and trends to support evidence-based policy development.

DSS, on behalf of the Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership, recently commissioned a research report to better understand...

Report

24 May 2016
91

Terms of Reference: Received from the Legislative Assembly on 23 December 2014:

That, under s 33 of the Parliamentary Committees Act 2003 , an inquiry into the CFA training college at Fiskville be referred to the Environment and Natural Resources Committee for consideration, inquiry...

Evaluation

15 Apr 2016
9

This evaluation describes and assesses how volunteer assignments are implemented and the benefits (intended and unintended) realised.

Report

16 Dec 2015
195

Executive Summary

Australia has a long history of migration and a highly diverse population. ABS data shows that at 30 June 2014, 28.1% of the population was born overseas (ABS, 2015). Australia’s current immigration policy includes a strong focus on bringing skilled migrants...

Audio presentation

20 Aug 2015
230

Jennifer Nedelsky calls for deliberation on her proposal to completely rebalance the challenges of employment, life, family and care. Her idea; that everybody (and she does mean everybody) engage in both paid part-time work and unpaid part-time care. In this talk she argues that the...

Report

23 Jul 2015
112

Executive Summary

Training and professional development are key tools for strategically enhancing the leadership and technical competence of any workforce. Research shows that formal learning experiences that are well aligned, designed, delivered, and applied do improve individual and organisational performance. Indeed, the development...

Guide

11 May 2015
240

Volunteering Australia’s new national standards for volunteer involvement update standards produced in 1998 and 2001 and provide a sound framework for supporting the volunteer sector in Australia.

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