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SA Volunteer Awards Now Open

Ashleigh Coombs - Thursday, March 23, 2017

South Australian Volunteer Awards Now Open for Application!

The State Volunteer Awards recognise the invaluable work volunteers, community organisations and businesses contribute to the South Australian community.
Nominations are now open in the following award categories:

  • Joy Noble Medal — the highest distinction for individual volunteers in South Australia
  • Premier's Award for Corporate Social Responsibility — acknowledges the invaluable contribution of South Australian businesses that lead change in our community through philanthropy, partnership and corporate volunteering.
  • 'The Andamooka' Community Project Award — recognises volunteer projects of significant community benefit.The South Australian Volunteer Awards will be presented at a Volunteers Day event in June 2017.
    Who can nominate?
    Anyone can nominate and self-nominations are accepted.
    How to nominate
    Follow the link below to download the applicable guidelines and complete the relevant online nomination form:
    Nominations close: 5pm, Friday 21 April 2017

    For more information, contact: Office for Volunteers on 1300 014 712 or via email

Draft Park Management Plans now out for consultation

Ashleigh Coombs - Thursday, March 23, 2017

Draft Park Management Plans now out for consultation.

Ngaut Ngaut Conservation Park Draft Management Plan - comments due by 22 May 2017

Innamincka Regional Reserve Draft Management Plan- comments due 6 June

Witjira National Park Draft Management Plan - comments due 9 June 2017

Link to all:


Jill Woodlands
NGO - Natural Resources Management Facilitator
Part-time 2.5 days - Mon pm, Wed, Thur

The State of Volunteering

Ashleigh Coombs - Thursday, March 09, 2017


The State of Volunteering Online

The State of Volunteering Online is an e-newsletter that the Office for Volunteers emails to volunteers, community organisations and government agencies.

Read the latest issue

Tell us your story

Do you have a story for The State of Volunteering Online? Articles and photos about your volunteering experiences, events, projects and achievements can be emailed to State of Volunteering Subscription Form

Vale Lindsay Best

Ashleigh Coombs - Thursday, March 02, 2017

Hi everyone

We have received the sad news that Lindsay Best passed away last Saturday.

Lindsay worked for the Department from 1982, and was Director of National Parks in the late 1990’s.

The funeral will be held on Friday, at 3:00pm, at the Heysen Chapel, Centennial Park.

Valerie and family will appreciate your support at this time if you are able to attend.

Regards Pam Smith

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Ashleigh Coombs - Thursday, March 02, 2017

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