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  • Spontaneous Volunteer Management Resource Kit
    Available for download providing a range of resources to help support jurisdictions, municipalities and organisations to manage potential spontaneous volunteers during emergencies.
  • Volunteering in Australia
    The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) collected information about voluntary work in Australia for the first time in 1995. Additional surveys in 2000 and 2006 provided more information about volunteers and the nature of their social contribution. The statistics presented in this publication are based on these three surveys.
  • Passions, People and Appreciation: Making Volunteering Work for Young People
    This report explores volunteering by young people aged 16–24 years in Australia through examination of survey material, discussions with groups of young people and interviews with community leaders and volunteer organisations.
  • Statement on Australia's achievements for the International Year of Volunteers
    Statement of International Year of Volunteers (IYV) activity in Australia prepared by the former Department of Family and Community Services for the Plenary Session of the 57th Session of the UN General Assembly
  • International Year of Volunteers 2001 Evaluation Report
    The former FaCS commissioned an evaluation of the initiatives undertaken or funded by the department to celebrate International Year of Volunteers 2001 in Australia.
Content Updated: 14 March 2014