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Do you have a licence and a car and a passion for helping people in your community? Opportunity to make a difference by gifting your time and own vehicle to pick up people from their homes and then drive them home when they finish shopping or other general errands.

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Traditionally seen as a role for men, this is changing as more women take up volunteering responsibilities with the Victoria State Emergency Service (VicSES). Women are now approximately 30% of the VicSES team and growing.

International Women's Day

Designed to make you think and push your boundaries, all about women is a vibrant day that asks questions about gender, justice and equality.
10th of March
Opera House - other events available
Cost varies

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ACOSS is pushing for a $2 billion-a-year increase in funding for the community sector, encouraging the Government to re-evaluate current issues in domestic violence, homelessness and migration programs.

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The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet invites schools, community groups, organisations and other eligible applicants to apply for a contribution to your 2019 NAIDOC event.

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Disability campaigners have bought forward information & traumas of abuse to the Lower House. The Greens are calling for a royal commission and the government are yet to announce the outcome.

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Measuring the community sector's social impact has progressed in the last decade, but it isn't perfect. Our sector's trust has grown too. This measurement is core to the success of our organisations, but it has a long way to go.

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National Close the Gap Day sheds light on the many issues that still surround the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. ANTaR says Australia’s universal health system has been failing First Australians for far too long.

In the past seven years homelessness has doubled in several suburbs, mostly in the west. Big jumps have also occurred in Strathfield and the CBD. Charities are feeling the impact.