The NSW SES Volunteers Association communicates to its members through a wide variety of communication channels, including "The Volunteer" magazine. It is a publication designed by volunteers for volunteers.
The "Volunteer" is published by Country Wide Austral on our behalf. They raise funds to support it's publication with advertising from many businesses across NSW.
We distribute 8,000 hard copies for each issue and these are distributed to each unit twice per year in May and November.
The " Volunteer" is focussed very much on the people that make up the NSW SES. The Volunteers. Articles from members and about Volunteers are very welcome and we encourage you to tell us your stories from a Volunteers perspective.
Below are online versions of recent magazines. Please click on the links below to enjoy stories from your fellow Volunteers.
Past and Current Magazines
Tell your stories or share photos
Stories, photos and content is appreciated. Follow this link to send us content via our contact page or alternatively send it addressed to:
NSW SES Volunteers Association
Unit 1, 2-6 Lindsay Street,
Rockdale NSW 2216
Phone: 1 300 073 782
Photography should only be supplied digitally, please avoid scanning of any type. Text can be supplied as a Microsoft Word document.
About Our Publishers
Countrywide Austral is appointed by the NSW SES Volunteers Association as the authorised publisher of "The Volunteer".
To raise funds to produce the magazine our publishers contact businesses across NSW seeking advertising support. The Volunteer magazine is produced with advertisements tailored for your local area and several localised versions are produced.
For enquiries regarding advertising in this magazine, please contact:
Level 2, 673 Bourke Street,
Melbourne VIC 3000
GPO Box 2466
Melbourne VIC 3001
Phone: 03 9937 0200
Fax: 03 9937 0201
In order to fund the publication of "The Volunteer" magazine Countrywide Austral contact local businesses to seek support via selling advertising space. In doing so, callers from Countrywide should:
- Clearly identify themselves as being from Countrywide Austral and representing the NSW SES VA.
- Not specify an individual Unit or Region that will benefit as this is a state wide publication to all Units across NSW.
- Not specify that funds will go direct to any Unit or Region. Funds are used to pay for the production of the magazine.
Should members, Advertisers or readers have any queries or concerns regarding the activities of Countrywide, or the publication of this magazine they should feel free to contact Countrywide direct or contact the Editor at NSW SES Volunteers Association.