Policy Submissions

Submissions 2021

Submission to the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System

This Position Paper seeks to bring into focus the elements of the Final Report of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System which relates to volunteering, so that the Victorian Government can incorporate the following ideas in its response to the Commission.

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Volunteering Management Activity (VMA)

We have been working with Volunteering Australia and other State Territory Peak bodies and volunteer resource centres to plan the re-design of the VMA.

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Victorian LGBTIQ+ Strategy 2021

We believe there is an opportunity through the development of the Victorian LGBTIQ+ Strategy to take a further systemic and strategic approach to improve LGBTIQ+ inclusion in our communities, by building greater capacity for inclusive volunteering in our sector.

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Submissions 2020

Worker Screening Regulations 2020

We call on the Government to exempt volunteers in the disability sector from the costs of screening checks as is currently, and will continue to be, the case with volunteers who work with children.

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Victorian Government COVID submission 2020

We welcome the opportunity to submit to the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee (PAEC) on the Victorian Government’s management of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Submissions 2019

Involve Your Local 2019

The Victorian election will be held on 24 November 2019. Political parties will be campaigning in their electorates hoping to get your vote. Here’s how your organisation can show them the enormous contribution that volunteers make in Victoria.

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Climate Change 2019

We welcome the opportunity to contribute to the Victorian Government’s consultation on Climate Change: Reducing Victoria’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

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Submissions 2018

State Election Priorities 2018

Through these election priorities we aim to promote and build a vibrant, prosperous and strong volunteering community that is inclusive, respected and sustainable.

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