Volunteering

Volunteers are the backbone behind Australia’s response and recovery

From natural disasters to the ongoing cost-of-living crisis, volunteers are now more important than to provide a source of stability through these difficult times.  It is estimated over five million people volunteer through an organisation annually, while an additional 6.5 million provide informal volunteering support within their community. A new report reveals key insights into …

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Charities under pressure

The Productivity commission has announced a review of philanthropy.  Not-for- profits are finding that volunteers are declining all around Australia.  At the same time Charities are finding that donations are also down – what is going on? Amanda Copp spoke with the Minister for Charities Andrew Leigh to find out why these declines were occurring. …

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