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Waterwatch seeks Platypus survey volunteers

August is Platypus Month – and Waterwatch is inviting Canberrans to join the Platypus Month annual survey to count the elusive monotreme in local waterways. Late winter is the ideal time for spotting...

ACT 2020 bushfire review calling for change

Future commitment to volunteer firefighters, protection of whole farmland, and bans on residential development in high risk bushfire zones were some suggestions put forward yesterday at the review of the 2019-20 ACT bushfire season.

Social Throwback: 2018 Volunteer ACT awards

In light of Volunteer week running from 18-24 May, here's a #throwback to the 2018 Volunteer ACT awards at the National Arboretum. Here's our throwback to the 2019 Ronald McDonald House Charity ball.

Two in three volunteers stopped vital work due to COVID-19

Almost two-thirds (65.9%) of Australian volunteers have stopped volunteering since February due to COVID-19, equating to 12.2 million hours per week, new analysis from The Australian National University (ANU) shows.   The study found...

Canberrans produce thousands of free face shields and masks for health workers

The Australian National University’s (ANU) MakerSpace, and a group of volunteers, are working to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to ACT and NSW health workers, free of charge. The ANU MakerSpace has produced...