Research
&
Reports

A strong research and evidence base is essential to our purposes to promote and build a vibrant, strong volunteering community that is inclusive, respected and sustainable.

A robust evidence base ensures that our advocacy, policy and operational work is all underpinned by current best practice.

Research and service delivery go hand in hand to ensure Volunteering Victoria can continue to effectively support the volunteering sector.

State Interest

State of Volunteering Report 2020

Volunteering Victoria, in partnership with the Victorian Government, produced a Victorian State of Volunteering report. The report is a flagship initiative of the Victorian Volunteering Strategy.

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LOHVE Benchmarking Infographic 2020

LOHVE Network – Bendigo Health

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LOHVE Benchmarking Report

LOHVE Network – Bendigo Health

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The Economic Value of Volunteering

Victoria Government, 2012

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Leadership in Victoria Survey: Key findings and improvement opportunities

Ministerial Council for Volunteers, 2016

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Key Facts about Volunteering in Victoria

Volunteering Victoria, 2018

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National Interest

Giving Australia

Charities Aid Foundation, 2019

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The Social and Economic Sustainability of WA’s Rural Volunteer Workforce

Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre, 2019

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State of Volunteering in Australia

Volunteering Australia, 2016

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Human Resources and Volunteer Management: A shared approach

Volunteering SA and NT, 2018

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Statistics

ABS General Social Survey: Summary Results 2019

This ABS report and accompanying data cubes are the main source of detailed statistics on voluntary work in Australia. It includes rates of participation in voluntary work, characteristics of people who volunteer, the reasons people volunteer, information on the nature of the voluntary work undertaken and reimbursement.

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ABS Voluntary Work 2010

This ABS report has mostly been superseded by the 2014 General Social Survey but it contains the most recent data about the number of volunteer hours by age and gender demographic in Australia.

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