The Australian Volunteers for International Development Program managed by Austraining International provides fantastic opportunities for skilled Australians to volunteer overseas in Asia, the Pacific, Africa, Latin America or the Caribbean.

Australian Volunteers work with local people to reduce poverty by sharing knowledge, developing sustainable skills and building the capacity of individuals, organisations and communities in line with partner governments and Australian Government development priorities, and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

The Australian Volunteers for International Development program is an Australian Government initiative.







Medical Cambodia
A Unique Resource For Cambodian Health Professionals

Upon returning home from Cambodia in November 2013, former Australian Volunteer James Cook developed Medical Cambodia, the first known resource for Cambodian health professionals in their native language, Khmer.

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Volunteering in Tonga

Gordon Muir volunteered in Tonga as a Cookery Trainer with the Ahopanilolo Technical Institute, which provides technical training in commercial cookery, hospitality services, and English communication. Watch the video to gain insight into Gordon's volunteer experience.

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Millennium Development Goals

Eradicate Extreme Poverty and Hunger

Achieve Universal Primary Education

Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women

Reduce Child Mortality

Improve Maternal Health

Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Other Diseases

Ensure Environmental Sustainability

Develop a Global Partnership for Development