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New Community Grants Framework to Boost Social Enterprise Sector

Luke Michael, Friday, 30th November 2018 -  The City of Melbourne has revamped its Community Grants and Partnerships Framework to boost funding for the state’s growing social enterprise sector.

Shaping Job Interviews to Build Diversity May Be a Game Changer

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 7th November 2018 -  Building a lego robot is not a usual prerequisite for a career in IT. But for Peter Middleton, a job interview specifically designed to showcase the unique skills and abilities of people with autism has landed him a dream job with the Australian Tax


A Practical Impact, Period.

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 7th November 2018 -  Tampons and pads make getting your period a whole lot easier. But a lot of them aren’t that great for the environment, or accessible to everyone. Rozalyn Campbell, founder of Tsuno, is trying to change that however, writes Maggie Coggan in this mon

Purposeful Conversations

Purposeful Conversations With Jonathan Chew

Matthew Boyd, Wednesday, 7th November 2018 -  Matt Boyd from Vollie sits down with Jonathan Chew from Pernod Ricard to discuss the dangers of spreading yourself too thin with corporate social responsibility, in the latest in our series of Purposeful Conversations with CSR professionals.

Kickstarting Indigenous Businesses to Achieve Success

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 7th November 2018 -  A new partnership between an Indigenous business program and a not-for-profit incubator aims not only to help Indigenous entrepreneurs take their business ideas to the next level, but to help them make a social difference as well.  

$14.2 Million SIB Focuses on Housing Young People

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 7th November 2018 -  Australia’s largest social impact bond will provide $6 million of stable housing for young people leaving care to prevent them falling into homelessness.

Ethical Trust Mark Promotes Fair Data Use For Australian Businesses

Luke Michael, Friday, 2nd November 2018 -  Australian consumers will be able to identify which companies handle personal data ethically and securely through a new consumer trust mark.

Co-Ops and Mutuals Look to Compete With Big Business

Luke Michael, Friday, 26th October 2018 -  Cooperatives and mutuals will be better equipped to raise money and compete with the big banks and other investor-owned businesses under proposed new laws.

Project Rockit Partners With Social Media Giants

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 23rd October 2018 -  Facebook and Instagram are investing $1 million into an Australian anti-bullying social enterprise to create a network of young people driving social change.

A Lighter Note

Social Enterprise Has Royal Encounter

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 19th October 2018 -  A Melbourne social enterprise that gives disadvantaged young Indigenous people hospitality training has had a dash with royalty, after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex stopped by as part of their Australian tour.
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