Volunteering (14)

Volunteers Worth More to Australia Than Mining

A University of Adelaide study has found that volunteering in Australia is now worth more than the mining industry, declaring the true extent of its monetary value to be more than $200 billion a year. Read the full article at probonoaustralia.com.au
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Volunteer at Stringybark Sustainability Festival

The Stringybark Sustainability Festival, held this year on October 15 & 16 focuses on ways to inform and empower the local community to make achievable changes in their daily lives that contribute to a more sustainable way of living. This year's festival theme, Make – Do – Play – Connect champions the resourceful, creative and enterprising aspects of sustainability by focusing on activities that harness the 'maker', 'mover' and 'shaker' among us.
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Free Resources

Are you currently a treasurer for your community group or about to take on this role? Then you need to download a FREE copy of…
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Local Government…Enough Pokies Campaign

Are you concerned about inappropriate placement of electronic gaming machines? Almost all of Victoria's 79 councils, including Knox City Council are supporters of this campaign, along with the Salvation Army and the Municipal Association of Victoria. The campaign was launched on 16 October 2014 in front of a large gathering of local government stakeholders and is rapidly gaining momentum.
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