Civil Voices

Tag : Social Traders

Job Creation Facilitated Through Social Enterprise Procurement

Luke Michael, Thursday, 9th November 2017 -  Australia’s leading social enterprise development organisation is set to embark on a new strategic direction, with the aim of creating 1,500 jobs for disadvantaged Australians

Social Enterprise Leaders Funded For World Forum

Rachel McFadden, Thursday, 22nd June 2017 -  More than 60 Australian social enterprise leaders have been announced as recipients of the Social Enterprise World Forum Australian Bursary Fund. Run by Social Traders, the fund


Social Enterprise In Australia – An Evolving Success Story

David Brookes, Wednesday, 7th June 2017 -  Despite recent criticisms suggesting social enterprises have become “self-obsessed” and “disappointing”, there is growing evidence that these emerging ecosystems


Eradicating the Silent Killer

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 15th March 2017 -  Two per cent of the population lives with viral hepatitis, but many are unaware until it’s too late, so a social enterprise is upskilling individuals and organisations to respond

Social Enterprise Strategy to Create Employment Opportunities for Disadvantaged

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 16th February 2017 -  The Victorian government has released what it describes as Australia’s first-ever strategy for social enterprises to strengthen the sector and create more employment opportunities…

Asylum Seeker Resource Centre Wins Social Enterprise Award

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 1st December 2016 -  The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre’s catering business was one of eight social enterprises honoured at the annual Social Enterprise Awards. ASRC Catering took out the award for

Young Social Enterprises Stand Out

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 25th October 2016 -  Early-stage social enterprises are among the best and brightest in Australia, with a large number making up the 26 finalists in this year’s Social Enterprise Awards. David Brookes,


Misfits Find Their Voices

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 5th October 2016 -  Young people need to be heard, so the MISFIT Project created a stage where they can find their voice, writes Ellie Cooper in this week’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise. Sarah Ward

Social Enterprise Award Recognises Impact on Women

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 27th July 2016 -  Australia’s annual Social Enterprise Awards will recognise an initiative that has had a positive impact on women for the first time this year. With an estimated 20,000 social enterprises…

Young Social Enterprises Surge

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 7th June 2016 -  The percentage of Australian social enterprises older than 10 years has almost halved since the start of the decade with a surge of young businesses in the market, according to new

Political Parties Must Address Social Innovation

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 1st June 2016 -  Leaders in the social innovation field want politicians to focus on the sector’s potential in their federal election campaigns, and not limit innovation to just technology. In

Service Links Social Enterprises to Corps & Govts

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 2nd December 2015 -  Australia’s first service dedicated to linking social enterprises with corporate and government contracts has launched. The Connect program is run by Social Traders with…
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