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Kicking Goals With PARK

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 4th July 2018 -  PARK Social Soccer Co is kicking goals with crowd-sourced funding, writes Wendy Williams in this month’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise. More than a decade ago Steve Jobs asked

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Learning Beyond the Classroom

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 -  Melbourne social enterprise ​Unbound is trying to reshape the way we do education, writes Wendy Williams in this month’s Spotlight on social enterprise. From Thai designers

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A Chocolate Fix

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 4th April 2018 -  Hey Tiger is a new chocolate company, aimed at women, that not only aims to satisfy your taste buds but hopes to fix the cocoa industry, writes Wendy Williams in this month’s Spotlight

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An Environmentally Turbo Charged Cup

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 7th March 2018 -  Rubber Cuppy co-founder Jessica Alice talks to Wendy Williams about having an impact on the environment from the first sip, in this month’s spotlight on social enterprise. Every

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Putting the Shoe On the Other Foot

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 6th December 2017 -  While at first glance a flip-flop may not seem the most useful footwear for Australia’s homeless population, the new Soul to Sole initiative is providing unexpected support for

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A Recipe for Employment

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 4th October 2017 -  Scarf is doing more than dining, writes Wendy Williams in this week’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise. Hospitality can transform lives. That is the premise behind Melbourne social

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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

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Brewing a Message in a Can

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 1st March 2017 -  Young female brewers and winemakers are producing all-natural alcoholic beverages with socially-conscious messages inscribed on the can. The Sparkke Change Beverage Company,

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A Social Network for People With Disability

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 15th February 2017 -  Described as Facebook for people with disability, an inclusive and accessible social network has launched with the aim of creating a global disability community. Dale Reardon launched

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Art With Heart Empowers Disadvantaged

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 1st February 2017 -  Disadvantaged artists, with experiences from homelessness to domestic violence to disability, have been given a platform to sell their work. Open Canvas is a social enterprise

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A Fresh Start for Former Offenders

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 18th January 2017 -  Social enterprise Fruit2work creates second-chance jobs, hiring former offenders to pack and deliver fresh fruit to businesses around Melbourne. Statistics show that employment

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A Social Enterprise Champion

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 14th December 2016 -  Walter Villiagonzalo’s passionate support for migrants, refugees and his local community earned him the title of Social Enterprise Champion at the recent Social Enterprise
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