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Volunteering is good for you and economically smart for Australia

National Volunteer Week (NVW) is the annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contributions of Australia’s volunteers, and the incredible impact they make in our communities by just giving a little of their time.

Giving a little, can change a lot and across Australia, over 6 million volunteers contribute a staggering $290 billion in economic and social good to the country and an estimated total of 932 million hours was volunteered during 2016.

Gemma Rygate, CEO of The Centre for Volunteering NSW told Kayley Harris why volunteers are so essential in communities all over Australia.

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