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Rural Volunteer Communities in Jeopardy

Tuesday 26th February / presented by Teri Campbell

Western Australia’s rural communities are more actively engaged in volunteering than their city counterparts - with 50% of rural West Australians volunteers.

But according to a new report released today by the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre the sector is facing volunteer shortages, burnout risks and a mounting pressure on the rural volunteer organisations and their workforce.

Curtin Faculty of Business and Law School of Marketing Professor Kirsten Holmes joins RTRFM to discuss the data and possible next steps.

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