Emergency services in Australia are struggling to hold onto their volunteer staff. In New South Wales, for example, only half of the 1,700 volunteers who join the State Emergency Service are still active members a year later. In Western Australia, the overall yearly turnover is 12-18% and rising.

Date: Release: 
Tuesday, 4 April, 2017
Project reference: 
Improving the retention and engagement of volunteers in emergency service agencies
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