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Maureen Crawford wins HESTA Unsung Hero Award

Interchange is delighted to announce that our founder, Maureen Crawford, has received the Unsung Hero Award at the 2015 HESTA Community Sector Awards. Mrs Crawford was recognised for establishing the first Interchange program in Camberwell, Melbourne back in 1980, with the idea of… read more


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Interchange founder Maureen Crawford nominated in HESTA Community Sector Awards

Maureen Crawford, the founder of Interchange, has been chosen as a finalist for an award in the national HESTA Community Sector Awards 2015. The awards recognise those in the community sector who made an exceptional contribution to social justice in Australia, by… read more


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Interchange celebrates National Volunteer Week

Interchange celebrates National Volunteer Week Happy National Volunteer Week everyone! Interchange would not exist without the amazing generosity and dedication of our volunteers, who provide an astounding 320,000 hours of service per year across all Interchange programs and services. We’re… read more


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National Volunteer Week 11-17 May 2015

National Volunteer Week 11-17 May 2015 National Volunteer is back again this year, running from Monday 11th to Sunday 17th May. Established in 1989, National Volunteer Week is the largest celebration of volunteers and volunteerism in Australia, and provides an… read more


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The Interchange AGM 2014

The 2014 Interchange Annual General Meeting was held on Friday 7th November, with 25 staff, volunteers and board members from across the Interchange network in attendance. The meeting was chaired by Interchange Board President Andrew Holt, and included the election… read more


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Jean Simpson Award 2014 Winners

It is with great pleasure that we announce the winners of the 2014 Jean Simpson Award. Volunteer Award – Maureen Long, John & Kate Davidson, Interchange Northern Maureen, John and daughters Lucy and Kate have been associated with Interchange Northern… read more


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Interchange AGM 2014 to be held 7th Nov

The Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday 7th November, 2014. The venue will be the same as last year, at Fordham Group, Level 35 South Tower, 525 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000. A detailed agenda to follow soon.  


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NDIS Business Case released

Interchange’s Business Case for the NDIS has now been released and is available for download It is our aim to ensure that the unintended consequence of the NDIS is not the loss of Volunteer and Community Inclusion programs. In June… read more


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Interchange working on NDIS Business Case

Volunteer Supported Services within the NDIS Framework The Victorian Department of Health (HACC) has provided funding to Interchange Incorporated to develop an evidence-based business case that will define and describe the options for how a volunteer supported service model such… read more