Category Archives: Network Partner

Have you joined Friends of AVI yet?

Friends of AVI logo jpegBecome a Friend of AVI! Connect. Live. Learn.

To showcase their inspirational work, Australian Volunteers International is delighted to be launching its new Friends of AVI program! This new AVI initiative will connect friends, networks and communities who are interested in living in a world actively promoting global citizenship; and creating a learning environment that contributes to discussions on global issues, sustainable development and international volunteering.

The Friends of AVI program will host a range of events and networking opportunities in every state of Australia, providing an avenue for Friends to engage with the activities of AVI and our many associated partners and networks.

By signing up to become a Friend of AVI you can hear about AVI volunteers’ life-changing work, the impact volunteering can have on sustainable development outcomes for local communities and how, as an Australian, you can create awareness about global issues through public dialogue and debate.

Membership is free and all Friends of AVI will receive:

  • Invitations to forums relating to international development and the volunteer sector
  • Invitations to information sessions, talks and other events hosted by AVI
  • Regular communications including: subscription to AVI’s monthly e-news AVI Plus,
  • AV bi-annual magazine and regular Friends of AVI news updates
  • Discounts to selected travel stores and travel publications, including: Intrepid Travel, New Internationalist and Lonely Planet.
  • Opportunity to participate in AVI awareness campaigns/networking events.
  • An invitation to AVI’s Annual General Meeting

Support the work of AVI and become a Friend of AVI today!

We are now also on Facebook!

For further information on Australian Volunteers International please visit: 

Dialogues Murray Darling Basin study tour

DOC mapApplications Open Now!! Send your Expression of Interest by June 28th

Engineers Without Borders’ Dialogues Murray Darling Basin study tour provides participants with an opportunity to learn about Aboriginal culture, history and reality first-hand from Traditional Owners, and apply this to their personal and professional lives through actions towards Reconciliation.

Participants will develop a deep understanding about the relationship between engineering and Aboriginal culture, and explore the ways engineers can work alongside community to achieve positive outcomes.

The tour runs for 2 weeks in October from Brisbane to Melbourne. Find out more:

Email Alanta with an Expression of Interest by June 28th.

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