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This ABS report has mostly been superseded by the 2014 General Social Survey but it contains the most recent data about the number of volunteer hours by age and gender demographic in Australia.