Monthly Archives: November 2013

The great social enterprise debate

Last week I attended a powerful discussion at the Brisbane Powerhouse “social enterprise a hand up not a hand out, is social enterprise the answer” hosted by Queensland Social Enterprise Council and New Farm Neighborhood Centre. The turbine Hall of … Continue reading

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Helping unemployed people back to work

I’ve worked on and off (mostly on) in social and community work since 1996 and have always been interested unemployment and the issues surrounding it (good thing really as my life is taken up with creating employment through social enterprise!). … Continue reading

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ABC Radio National’s Saturday AM program series on ‘Profit with a Purpose’

Australia’s ABC Radio National’s Saturday AM program are doing a marvelous series on ‘Profit with a Purpose’; this weekend SEED’s long time supporter Michael Trail, CEO of SVA talks about turning the old ABC childcare centres into a social enterprise … Continue reading

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Here’s a great piece on SSE fellow Di Stitt of One Colour

Di was a fellow student at the School for Social Entrepreneurs with me earlier this year, she is the entrepreneur running One Colour and an amazing advocate for ethical fair trade fashion. You can read more about her and One … Continue reading

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A hand up not a hand out: Is Social Enterprise the Answer?- Politics in the pub this Wednesday

This Wednesday the 6th November as part of the Changemakers Festival the Queensland Social Enterprise Council and the New Farm Neighbourhood Centre (NFNC) are hosting Politics in the pub at the Brisbane Powerhouse.  What is the best way to support the marginalised in … Continue reading

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