SLM celebrates National Volunteer Week 2016
A throng of 90 volunteers and staff gathered at the Justice & Police Museum to hear about the outstanding achievements of the volunteer program over the last 12 months, and recognise the work accomplished by volunteers across an array of projects and roles. Museum Volunteers were commended for acting as model ambassadors and enabling us to keep our properties relevant by sharing our stories with visitors. The wealth of bespoke pieces created by the Soft Furnishings Volunteers for numerous properties were admired.
This important event on the volunteer calendar event ties-in with National Volunteer Week, 9 May - 15 May 2016, where organisations across the country take time to acknowledge the value of volunteers.
Central to this special event is the presentation of the coveted length of service awards to volunteers who have supported the organisation for 5, 10 or 20 years.
This year a team of volunteers who began volunteering at Elizabeth Farm twenty years ago were celebrated.
Volunteer Margaret Hill loves her volunteer role at Elizabeth Farm:
Being a part of the place as a volunteer is absolutely brilliant. It’s a beautiful place, I love the history and the atmosphere, and it’s a home away from home for me. I’ve also made so many lifelong friends. You give but you get more back than you give, because of the friendships you gain
We thank our volunteers for their wonderful commitment.
Interested in getting involved? Find out more on our Volunteers page.
Marion Hall Best Opens in BathurstWednesday 12 February 2020
Marion Hall Best Interiors opened at the Bathurst Regional Art Gallery on 7 February. The exhibition, which runs until March 22, includes furniture, textiles, blinds, rugs, lighting, photographs and designs that highlight Best’s lifetime achievements.
Teachers and students to experience new Hyde Park BarracksFriday 7 February 2020
Students and teachers can discover the history of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hyde Park Barracks like never before after undergoing its major renewal.Teachers are invited to register for an