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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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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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Robert Pekin on building a new model of food production

Robert Pekin of Food Connect spoke at the EcoCity Food Forum in Melbourne recently, quoting Buckminster Fuller (American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor, and futurist): You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a … Continue reading

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