A personal obligation to help highlights National Volunteer Week

Volunteers are an integral part of any community, but their contribution is particularly vital to country Victoria and smaller towns that otherwise might go without if not for the dedication of these generous hardworking people.

Whether it's the the canteen helpers at our schools and sporting events or the sometimes dangerous work conducted by emergency service volunteers such as the Country Fire Authority (CFA) or State Emergency Service (SES) — our lives are much safer and enriched for their efforts.

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