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Part 2 of the Australian Tax Office’s Volunteer checklist is now available online. The second part of the checklist contains the tasks that volunteer managers need to complete to meet their not-for-profit organisation's tax obligations for while volunteers work for their organisation.

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Volunteering Australia has welcomed the news delivered by the Department of Social Services that funding for the Volunteer Management Program will be reinstated, following VA's Tower of Strength campaign. Under this Activity, $19.95 million in funding is dedicated to Volunteer Management Activity from 1 January 2018 until 30 June 2021.

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The 2016 Census data has revealed that Australians are still engaged and committed to volunteering activities. The Census found that Australia’s population is 23.4 million people, and of that number 3.6 million people or 19.0% of the population aged 15 years and over are engaged in voluntary work through an organisation or group.