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Creating a Thriving Social Enterprise Sector in Australia

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 26th February 2014 -  The Social Innovation Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Alliance (SIEEA) has developed a Manifesto as a means of collectively advocating for itself and developing its own narrative

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Choose Strength in Numbers for Social Start-ups

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 26th February 2014 -  Team building, networking and procuring the right talent is key to overcome a common problem in the social start-up space – having good ideas but struggling to implement them,

Aussie Miners’ ‘Social Licence’ Spurious: Report

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 26th February 2014 -  Australian mining companies are employing a debatable and ill-defined concept to justify their presence in local communities, new University of Melbourne research suggests.…

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The Struggles of a Storyteller

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th February 2014 -  A Not for Profit preserving lost treasures of indigenous cultural significance is grappling with a new reality – it must be a social enterprise to survive.  Storytelling…

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Pitching for Investment: Five Top Tips

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th February 2014 -  Storytelling and financial statistics are crucial if organisations are to take advantage of emerging finance opportunities for social enterprises, according to the team at Foresters

Impact Investment the Word on the STREAT

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th February 2014 -  The site of a former brothel loaned to Melbourne social enterprise STREAT at five dollars per year for the next 50 years has enabled the youth homelessness organisation to build on

The Corporate Battle Over Conflict Minerals

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 29th January 2014 -  A tense legal battle is unfolding in the US over an emerging Corporate Social Responsibility issue – the mining and use of tiny minerals contained in consumer goods. CRS Reporter

Opinion

Collective Impact in Hume

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 29th January 2014 -  Joy Nunn of Lentara UnitingCare and Huon Damm of the Better Futures Local Solutions program at the City of Hume in Victoria respond to Pro Bono Australia’s Impact Opinion column,

Social Entrepreneur Gains Top Honour

Staff Reporter, Monday, 4th November 2013 -  The young social entrepreneur behind Thankyou Group has been named the Victorian Young Australian of the Year. Daniel Flynn, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Thankyou Group

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Flushed with Success

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 30th October 2013 -  In this week’s Spotlight on Social Enterprise, journalist Nadia Boyce speaks to a serial social entrepreneur turning the world of toilet paper on its head. A Melbourne social…

Australia Gets a ‘Fail’ on Refugees

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 10th October 2013 -  Australia has received an ‘F’ in a UN report card over the country’s treatment of refugees. The report launched by the United Nations Association of Australia…

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Impact

The Collective Impact ‘Mindset’

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 2nd October 2013 -  Understanding the theoretical mindset of Collective Impact is one thing; actually making the change is quite another, according to Australian social change advocates Dawn O’Neil
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