The Treasurer referred to volunteer firefighters and their efforts during the Summer bushfires in his opening remarks, in the context of thanking our frontline healthcare workers. The Treasurer highlighted the “courage, commitment and compassion reflect the very best of Australia” and that “these qualities are the invisible strength of Australia.” No new funding is allocated to volunteering in the Federal Budget. View the funding provided for the Volunteer Grants, the Volunteer Management Activity, and other highlights relevant to volunteering.