Solidarity Volunteering: Strong Relationships, Mutual Development

Once more into the fray

Volunteering can be both a challenging and immensely rewarding experience. Few returnees would claim to remain unchanged by the experience. Some, such as Des Hansen and Monica Morrison, value the experience so much that they return for another placement.

Letters from the Field

Of course the ute is totally clapped out – it whines like a Collingwood supporter – and there is no key for it, because the key is lost.

Papua New Guinea Field Trip

Just as Australia is more than just the Opera House, cricketers, kangaroos and beer, there is so much more to our northern neighbour than popular images give credit to.


There is both a moral and social responsibility attaching to these experiences of foreign cultures,
and if nothing awakens in our own soul, making claims and demands upon us,
calling us to change the way we live, then we have been merely parasites and invaders. - David Tacey