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  • 10 Aug

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    Homeless Connect - 2021 Event Update

    Volunteering WA and the City of Perth have made the difficult decision not to proceed with Homeless Connect Perth 2021. Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, it has been decided an event as large as Homeless Connect will be not feasible again this year. We want to make sure that vulnerable members of the community, including people experiencing homelessness, are safe during this time.

  • 05 Aug

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    Sport Australia launches new vision and plan to revolutionise sport volunteering

    Sport Australia has taken the next steps towards building a more collaborative, cohesive, and contemporary approach to volunteering in sport with the release of an industry-first insights report and new national plan for the future of sport volunteering.

  • 04 Aug

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    Volunteering WA July 2021 Enews

    July edition of our monthly eNews is out.

  • 03 Aug

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    National Student Volunteer Week 9 - 15 August

    Get involved and help us celebrate National Student Volunteer Week (#NSVW21) from 9 – 15 August 2021. The week provides an opportunity to promote and celebrate student volunteering.

  • 06 Jul

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    Thank A Volunteer Day Grants - OPEN

    Organisations planning events for Thank a Volunteer Day celebrations can now apply for State Government grants of up to $1,000. Applications close at 4pm Thursday, August 5.

  • 05 Jul

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    Volunteering WA Vacancy - Assistant Accountant

    A rare and exciting opportunity to join Volunteering WA's Finance team has arisen. Join our professional and friendly team as we advance, celebrate and lead Western Australia's volunteering sector.

  • 01 Jul

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    New Volunteer Management Activity (VMA) Program Commenced 1 July

    From 1 July 2021, the changed funding arrangements for the new Volunteer Management Activity (VMA) commenced with State and Territory volunteering peak bodies. The new five year model will focus on developing and implementing strategies to build the capacity of volunteer involving organisations.

  • 22 Jun

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    Volunteering WA May/June Enews

    May/June edition of our monthly eNews is out.

  • 22 Jun

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    Volunteering WA Advocacy Success - Change to requirements for Volunteer Passenger Transport Drivers

    After engaging with the sector on the impacts the legislation would have, Volunteering WA met with the Department of Transport and raised the issue with the Minister for Volunteering through the Volunteering Community Reference Group and in our State Election Platform.

  • 22 Jun

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    Work Health and Safety Act - Transitional Resources

    Once the new Work Health and Safety Regulations are finalised (expected to be occur in late 2021), the Western Australian Work Health and Safety Act 2020 will come into force.