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People and organisations across Queensland will come together through a diverse range of events to celebrate this year’s Disability Action Week, from 14 to 20 September 2014.
With one in five Queenslanders having a disability, and disability touching the lives of most Queenslanders in some way, Disability Action Week aims to empower people with disability, raise awareness, and improve access and inclusion throughout the community. These actions are so important as Queensland starts to get ready for the transition to the National Disability Insuran...
Do you have an exceptional volunteer manager who goes above and beyond for you or your team?
Nominate them for an award of excellence to thank them for all their efforts!
5 November is International Volunteer Managers Day ; a day to recognise the extraordinary effort of manager’s dedicating their time to the co-ordination of volunteering programs.
While volunteers are the visible faces of their organisation, supporting them are the behind-the-scenes people who organise them: The Volunteer Managers. It’s sometimes easy to overlook or underestimate ...
The sunny Gold Coast is set to welcome 1,000 volunteer leaders from countries across the world for the 23rd IAVE World Volunteer Conference from September 15 to 20. This is only the second time in 44 years that Australia will host to this international event.
The conference is a biennial event organised by the International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) and hosted by the national peak body for volunteering, Volunteering Australia . It will be one of the highlights for volunteering leaders and organisations this year to network and share best...
Volunteering with your family can build self-esteem, bring you closer together and foster a sense of community spirit. For children, volunteering early in life can have a positive influence on how they value their time, skills and service to
Read what Shelley Davis, our Volunteer Engagement Coordinator, has to say about the many ways that Brisbane families can participate in voluntary activities together in this great article by Brisbane Kids . It covers family volunteering with sporting organisations, in nature, for not-for-profit org...
The Queensland Government has plans and initiatives underway to be ready for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to commence in Queensland from July 2016. People with disability, families, carers, providers, and sectors are getting ready to take up opportunities that the scheme will bring to Queensland.
To stay connected with regular updates and news on Queensland NDIS preparations and opportunities to get ready, the Queensland Government have recently established the Queensland NDIS Update e-blast to provide information about activities...
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