National Volunteering Conference 2020 - Call for abstracts


Volunteering Australia invites you to contribute your voice by submitting an abstract to present at the upcoming National Volunteering Conference to be held in Perth on 18 - 20 March 2020.

Submissions are welcome from anyone with an interest in volunteering – volunteers, managers of volunteers, administrators, consumers, researchers, industry partners, corporates, peak bodies and national associations.

The theme of the conference is Diversity, Power, Purpose challenging delegates to leverage the diversity of the volunteering sector and harness its power to address some of the most significant issues faced by today’s society.

A particular focus on the following sub-themes is encouraged:

  • Inclusion - how we extend the reach in our communities to leverage and embrace diversity through volunteering
  • Innovation - how we step up and harness the power of volunteering Australia-wide to challenge issues and positively influence societal change
  • Inspiration - how we can go beyond, discover, share purpose and shape the future of volunteering in Australia

Share your knowledge and inspire others by submitting your abstract online at

Abstract submissions close Sunday 4 August 2019.