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Canberrans can make a difference this Anti-Poverty Week

Anti-Poverty Weeks, held this year from 15 to 27 October, help the Australian community to better understand poverty and collectively end it.

Altruism at its best – National Volunteer Week

Doing something for nothing can make you feel like a million bucks. Which is probably why three in 10 people in Australia are volunteers (including me). This week is National Volunteer Week (15-21...

Queanbeyan sleep bus schedules Morningtown Ride

The Sleep Bus in Queanbeyan needs volunteers to help provide a safe place to sleep for those in need.

‘Humble’ Canberra volunteer raises $400,000 for cancer patients

Leesa Ffrench's work volunteering for Rise Above has been recognised at the 2022 Volunteering ACT Awards, winning the Canberra’s Choice Award.

‘Always a need’ for volunteers in Canberra

Acting CEO of Volunteering ACT Susan Helyar tells CW there’s more than one way to volunteer in Canberra and there's "always a need" for more volunteers.

How the technology upgrade fund supports vulnerable Canberrans

The ACT Government created the inaugural Technology Upgrade Fund to grant local community organisations the funding to give Canberrans in need access to digital connections.