Volunteering

Commentary

27 Nov 2019
8

Rural communities are facing a shrinking volunteer base, as people either leave for better opportunities in cities or can no longer perform strenuous volunteering roles, writes Blythe McLennan.

Strategy

Driving equity for country WA
7 Nov 2019
4

This strategy document outlines the necessary foundations for volunteers and paramedic staff in country Western Australia to continue to provide high-quality ambulance services.

Article

18 Oct 2019
49

This article draws on a discussion paper that is part of a thesis titled “Valuing volunteers: Better understanding the primary motives for volunteering in Australian emergency services”.

Strategy

28 Sep 2019
64

The Bushfires NT volunteer strategy 2019-2022 seeks to develop and enhance volunteer programs, align goals and provide future direction for Bushfires NT and volunteer bushfire brigades.

Discussion paper

20 Jun 2019
46

Part of a Master thesis titled “ Valuing Volunteers: Better understanding the primary motives for volunteering in Australian emergency service ”, this discussion paper critically analyses the all-hazards risk management policy context within which Australian emergency services operate, in order to evaluate the efficacy and...

Discussion paper

20 Jun 2019
36

Part of a Master thesis titled “ Valuing Volunteers: Better understanding the primary motives for volunteering in Australian emergency service ”, this discussion paper explores the broader social and cultural contexts for volunteering, highlighting the implications of changing core values for future forms of civic...

Thesis

19 Jun 2019
98

This thesis, the Valuing Volunteers Study, aims to provide a better understanding of the primary motives for formal volunteering in Australian emergency services, through the empirical examination of the shared and contrasting values of a sample of emergency service volunteers.

Report

22 May 2019
127

This snapshot aims to synthesise a recent survey’s findings into useful data for Volunteering Australia, SCoA and their members and stakeholders, and identify possible themes for further research, policy development and advocacy.

Report

26 Feb 2019
40

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
213

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
122

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
157

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
31

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
343

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
80

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

1 Nov 2017
12

This report in the Giving Australia 2016 study explores how Australia’s Nonprofit organisations engage the community, business and philanthropic foundations. The report provides a snapshot useful to NPOs and sector funders for benchmarking and strategy. It also creates a new baseline for future research and...

Report

Report series commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Social Services
11 Sep 2017
294

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

11 Sep 2017
850

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

The value hidden in plain sight
7 Sep 2017
61

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

Report

18 Aug 2017
176

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.

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