Employability

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
Asthma Foundation NSW www.asthmafoundation.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
Bushwalking in the upper Blue Mountains www.pnc.com.au/~wells
Bushwalking NSW www.ozultimate.com/bushwalking
National Parks Association NSW www.npansw.org.au
NSW Land and Property Information
(Spatial Information eXchange)
https://six.nsw.gov.au/wps/portal/
NSW National Parks www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au

Bushwalking Safety

NSW Rural Fire Service www.rfs.nsw.gov.au
NSW Police Information NSW Police Force Trek – Think Before You TrekBushwalking 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 on
Tel: 02 8241 1530
Email:glen.christie@dukeofed.com.au

 

 

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

Tel: 02 6291 1705
Email: dukeofedact@bigpond.com

 

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

Tel: 1800 177 338
Email: qld.award.office@dete.qld.gov.au

Visit QLD’s Website

 

For more information please contact your Award Leader or the Victorian Office on

Tel: 03 8412 9333
Email: info@dukeofedvic.org.au

Visit Victoria’s Website

For more information please contact your Award Leader or WEST AUSTRALIAN office on

Tel: 08 9321 4179
Email: info@dukeofedwa.org.au

Visit WA’s Website

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

Tel: 08 8947 7071
Email:enquiries@dukesnt.com.au

 

For more information please contact your Award Leader or the Tasmanian office on

Tel: 0422 110 401
Email: dukestassouth@bigpond.com