Palms Australia is an international aid and development agency that sends skilled volunteers to share their skills with requesting communities around the world.
Palms Australia's national office is based in Sydney, although state coordinators are located throughout Australia. Established in 1961, Palms has placed volunteers with communities and organisations in Africa, Asia, the Pacific, South America and in indigenous communities in Australia.
Palms Australia supports community development by sending volunteers at the request of the receiving communities. Volunteers work alongside local people and receive an equivalent living wage.
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