The 2021 census data revealed a significant decline in volunteering in Australia as it recorded 19 per cent drop since the 2016.

Many areas are negatively impacted by that including community and charity groups.

So why is it now less common for Aussies to volunteer?

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Produced By: Tamar Pilobisian

Featured In Story: Dr Sue Regan, the policy director and deputy chief executive officer at Volunteering Australia.

First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 16 August 2022