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The new Australian Volunteers program

The contract for the delivery of the new Australian Volunteers program was signed on 13 July 2017 between DFAT and AVI, in consortium with Cardno and The Whitelum Group. This ...
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Sporting Australian volunteers

"Sport is a universal language and plays a unique role in shaping and showcasing Australia’s identity, values and culture. The values of sport—competition, teamwork and fair play—help ...
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What inspires Australian volunteers?

Monday 5 December marked International Volunteer Day, a global day of celebration for volunteers working with communities on projects that promote sustainable development around the world. Below, we share some ...
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Host Organisation Revisited at RAVN inaugural conference

Strong relationships between Host Organisations and Australian volunteers are integral to sustainable development. The personal and professional relationships formed between Host Organisation staff and Australian volunteers are unique and lasting ...
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Fast facts about occupational therapy

Occupational therapy is just one of the many fantastic assignments you can apply for when volunteering. Throughout the Asia Pacific region, there are many host organisations looking for qualified occupational ...
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5 reasons why conservation in Sumatra is vital

Australian volunteer Rachel Fletcher is passionate about conservation. She is about to return to Sumatra for her second volunteer assignment with the Sumatra Rainforest Institute (SRI). Here she shares some ...
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AVID Forum 2016 in pictures

This past week Australian volunteers in Indonesia gathered for the annual AVID Forum; an important avenue for volunteers, host organisations and DFAT to discuss, learn and talk about the impact ...
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