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Our Unsung Heroes – Volunteers

November 27, 2015


Every day many of us get up and go to paid employment, but on December 5, International Volunteer Day, Federal Member for Fowler, Chris Hayes, is asking that we take a moment to consider and thank the many volunteers who freely contribute their time.

"Volunteers contribute thousands of unpaid hours each week and are the backbone of our community."

"Locally we have a diverse range of volunteers who contribute to the richness of our life, undertaking tasks that we often take for granted," Chris Hayes said.

There are many reasons why people volunteer, from those who want to help others, personal satisfaction, social contact, helping during times of disaster, religious beliefs.

"No matter what the reason, these selfless people are making an enormous contribution and on behalf of a grateful community - thank you," Chris Hayes said.