Make an Impact | International Volunteering Conference 2020

Register now for the Australian Volunteers Program’s 'Make an Impact' conference in Melbourne, Australia from 27-28 March 2020.

The Make an Impact | International Volunteering Conference 2020 is the first conference of the Australian Volunteers Program, bringing together returned and new volunteers, Australian and overseas partner organisations, Australian aid program participants and government representatives. We hope you can join us.

Registration is now open - earlybird and group discounts available

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Keynote speakers

The conference keynote speakers are volunteering advocates, community leaders and all-round legends. Be inspired and motivated by their stories!

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Over two days at Melbourne’s iconic Arts Centre, participants will be inspired by a series of keynote speakers, and engaging plenary and breakout sessions.


Connect with the international volunteering community through the conference and at the celebration dinner.  


Share and exchange your ideas and experience with over 300 delegates who are engaged in the skilled international volunteering and the development sectors.


We will explore the impact of skilled international volunteering on the communities we work with and the volunteers themselves.  

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Conference location: Melbourne Australia.
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Returned volunteers celebrating at the 2016 RAVN Conference
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Volunteer Freda Nicholson volunteers as a Coral Rehabilitation Program Officer at PT Koko Smart in Indonesia.
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Tim Cleasby with Sitani Folau at the Hospital Physioth department, Ministry of Health, Tonga
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Returned volunteer Eddie Ridwan at the 2016 RAVN Conference.