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The Dollar Value of Volunteers   
Friday, 21 September 2012

Produced by Bridget Backhaus

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Anyone who works with volunteers knows how valuable they are. But now a study has formalised that and given them a value.... That values is 200 billion dollars a year. That's more of an economic contribution than mining, manufacturing and retail.

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Dr Lisel O'Dwyer - Senior Research Associate, University of Adelaide

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