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Centenary volunteers go for gold

CENTENARY of Canberra volunteers will be clad in bright yellow uniforms as they help run the festivities and guide people through the various events around Lake Burley Griffin on the big day next Monday. Three of the volunteers were presented with their uniforms today at Canberra Museum and Gallery (CMAG) by the Centenary’s executive director, […]

Volunteers ‘live longer’

PEOPLE who volunteer may actually live longer than people who don’t, according to a recent survey. The research, which was first published in August in the journal “Health Psychology”, reveals that people who volunteer for selfless reasons live longer than those who don’t lend a helping hand. Sara Konrath and colleagues at the University of Michigan […]