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Useful Links

The following list of organisations may be useful when planning your Service or Adventurous Journey Sections. This is only just a sample, so take some time to check out other organisations that offer Volunteering or Adventurous Journey opportunities.

Please note that links to third party websites are provided for your convenience only. Please refer to the site terms for further information and disclaimer

Service links

The following organisations offer volunteering information and opportunities across a range of different causes:

 

Organisation Website
Youth Volunteering (The Centre for Volunteering) www.volunteering.com.au
Act Now www.actnow.com.au
Do something near you! www.dosomethingnearyou.com.au
Go Volunteer www.govolunteer.com.au
The Centre for Volunteering www.thecentreforvolunteering.com.au
Volunteering Australia www.volunteeringaustralia.org/

 

The following organisations offer volunteering opportunities that are specific to their cause.

Organisation Website
Asthma Foundation www.asthmafoundation.org.au
AUSTSWIM www.austswim.com.au
Australian Volunteer Coastguard www.coastguard.com.au
Conservation Volunteers www.conservationvolunteers.com.au
Landcare Australia www.landcareaustralia.com.au
Oxfam www.oxfam.org.au
Red Cross – Australia www.redcross.org.au
Royal Life Saving www.royallifesaving.com.au
Servas International www.servas.org
St John’s Ambulance Australia www.stjohn.org.au

 

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Adventurous Journey links

Remember, all Adventurous Journeys must be approved by the Award Leader prior to departure.

Participants must obtain written pre-approval for each particular Adventurous Journey, planned on identified dates, and Award Leaders must keep records of such pre-approval. In circumstances where an Adventurous journey is cancelled after pre-approval, records should be kept of the pre-approval and reasons for cancellation, as well as the notification of cancellation.

The following organisations provide information and advice on walking tracks, canoe and kayak trails and parks and reserves across Australia. Remember this is only just a sample of organisations that offer this information. Please ensure you thoroughly research the area where you plan to undertake your Adventurous Journey.

Organisation Website
Bureau of Meterology www.bom.gov.au
National Tidal Centre www.bom.gov.au/oceanography/projects/ntc/ntc.shtml
Sunrise & Sunset (Geoscience Australia) www.ga.gov.au/earth-monitoring/astronomical
Wild Walks http://wildwalks.com

 

 

 

The following list of organisations may be useful when planning your Service or Adventurous Journey Sections. This is only just a sample, so take some time to check out other organisations that offer Volunteering or Adventurous Journey opportunities.

Please note that links to third party websites are provided for your convenience only. Please refer to the site terms for further information and disclaimer

 

The following organisations offer volunteering opportunities that are specific to their cause.

Organisation Website
Holdsworth Community www.holdsworth.org.au
NSW Rural Fire Service www.rfs.nsw.gov.au
State Emergency Service www.ses.nsw.gov.au
St John's Ambulance NSW www.stjohnnsw.com.au

 

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Adventurous Journey links

Remember, all Adventurous Journeys in NSW must be approved by the Award Leader prior to departure.

Participants must obtain written pre-approval for each particular Adventurous Journey, planned on identified dates, and Award Leaders must keep records of such pre-approval. In circumstances where an Adventurous journey is cancelled after pre-approval, records should be kept of the pre-approval and reasons for cancellation, as well as the notification of cancellation.

The following organisations provide information and advice on walking tracks, canoe and kayak trails and parks and reserves across NSW. Remember this is only just a sample of organisations that offer this information. Please ensure you thoroughly research the area where you plan to undertake your Adventurous Journey.

Organisation Website
Outdoors NSW (also contains the NSW Adventure Activity Standards) outdoorsnsw.org.au
School Sport Safety Guidelines (NSW Department of Education) https://app.education.nsw.gov.au/sport/Page/1114
Weather (Bureau of Meteorology) www.bom.gov.au
NSW Land and Property Information
(Spatial Information eXchange)
https://six.nsw.gov.au/wps/portal/
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.auBushwalking Safety
Fire Warnings (NSW Rural Fire Service) www.rfs.nsw.gov.au
NSW Police Information NSW Police Force Trek - Think Before You Trek

Bushwalking and Activity Trip Intention Form

General safety information when undertaking Bushwalks

Think Before You Trek (brochure)

 

For more information please contact your Award Leader or the SOUTH AUSTRALIAN office.

For more information please contact your Award Leader or the AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY office.

For more information please contact your Award Leader or the QUEENSLAND office.

Visit QLD's Website

For more information please contact your Award Leader or the VICTORIAN Office.

Visit Victoria's Website

For more information please contact your Award Leader or the WESTERN AUSTRALIAN office.

Visit WA's Website

For more information please contact your Award Leader or the NT office.

 

For more information please contact your Award Leader or the TASMANIAN office.