Sites we love!

Volunteering Australia

This national organisation aims to promote volunteering as a valuable and important part of Australian society. The website highlights what they do including policy building, training for important stakeholders and research, also providing an accessible way to become a volunteer through linking people to volunteering agencies around Australia.

Volunteering WA

This website provides information on Volunteering WA which aims to support communities through enhancing, promoting and providing volunteering in WA.

Bank of I.D.E.A.S.

The Bank of I.D.E.A.S. works with communities to improve their strategies and policies on economic and community development. Its website provides access to and information about its resources, photos and services.  It also has a great ‘copyleft’ policy for using the sites resources and info!


The Grantready website supplies information on accessing grants, rebates, concessions and philanthropic funding. They have many different services including; assistance with how to write grants, finding a suitable grant, support and holding various workshops.  The ‘GrantGuru’ page associated with this site provides an easy way to search for appropriate funding in your sector.

Our Community

This website provides information for communities, individuals and businesses, offering services and resources, in order to strengthen the community sector.

RRR Network

Connecting rural, regional and remote women through providing a mechanism of sharing information relevant to the development of women and communities in RRR WA, the network aims to recognise, promote and expand the contribution women make to their communities.  The website provides information, news, info on grants, a calendar of events and a forum plus more!

Community Mates

We have included this site as I find it inspirational to see large groups of young people volunteering and contributing to the community through action!  Have a look at this site for the latest ‘mission’ of Community Mates. Based in Perth!

Let’s talk about Inclusion: Promoting inclusion in your volunteer involving organisation

Creating an inclusive volunteering environment

Building Inclusive Bridges: A guide to facilitating inclusive referrals

A step-by-step guide to preventing discrimination in recruitment

Effective Communication – Communication considerations when working with volunteers living with a disability

Involving Volunteers from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds

A common purpose: Formal volunteering and cultural diversity

Giving and volunteering in culturally and linguistically diverse and Indigenour communities

Confident, Connected, Contributing: Top Tips for recruiting and supporting disabled volunteers