Image: Glenn Daniels, 2016


People in Australia have a long history of volunteering to help communities in preparing for, responding to and recovering from disasters. Some volunteers are spontaneous – they see a need and put up their hand to help. For others, volunteering is a proud tradition or a long-term commitment to a local emergency service or community group.

This collection highlights a range of key national resources for investing in volunteers, showcasing volunteer stories and opportunities for training and development.