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Brewing coffee with impact

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 5th June 2019 -  Matt and Whitney Teluk are self-confessed coffee snobs. They are also passionate about breaking down education barriers for primary school kids in Tanzania, so they started selling

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Switching off in schools could be the key to success

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 3rd June 2019 -  Nicola Bone is leading a silent revolution in schools across Queensland, setting young people up for a more focused and anxiety-free school day through meditation and mindfulness

Employment-focused social enterprise proves itself… with little support

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 31st May 2019 -  Providing jobs with extra career support can improve the health, wellbeing, and finance of people living with mental illness and help the nation’s social services, new research

Guide dogs business venture set to shake up traditional charity model

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 13th May 2019 -  A dog-friendly cafe, a vet clinic, a teaching centre, and a doggy daycare centre could set Guide Dogs Victoria up for independent financial success, and create a new precedent for

What social enterprise wants: To be more widely embraced

Margaret OBrien, Tuesday, 7th May 2019 -  Social enterprise has been missing in action from the 2019 federal election, writes Young Change Agents co-founder and CEO Margaret O’Brien, as part of a series of articles looking

Cleaner clothes for a cleaner planet

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 1st May 2019 -  A new laundry liquid is hoping to scrub clean more than just your clothing, fighting the plastic waste problem with sustainable packaging, and planting one mangrove tree for every

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A good box and a good conversation

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 1st May 2019 -  Do you know what to do when you see a person sleeping rough? The Good Box is aiming to be a simple answer to the question most of us have asked ourselves, and to change the conversation around

The importance of ownership in understanding social enterprise

Alan Kay, Wednesday, 1st May 2019 -  When thinking about social enterprises the first questions to ask are who owns it and what is the ownership structure, writes Alan Kay. “I want to destroy ownership in order that possession

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Fighting loneliness one click at a time

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 9th April 2019 -  Loneliness and isolation in seniors is a growing problem around the world, with research showing it can lead to early death, heart conditions and stroke. But Melbourne tech company

Overhauling The Conversation Around Charity Revenue Streams

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 6th March 2019 -  As charities increasingly look to other revenue streams to stay afloat, a guidebook is aiming to help not-for-profit leaders navigate the world of social enterprise.    Published

Social Enterprise Breaks Into The Mainstream at NSW Award Night

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 6th March 2019 -  An ethical ticket company is paving the way for social enterprise in mainstream business, after winning the NSW premier’s inaugural business award. Humanitix picked up the “busine

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Serving Up Bush Tucker and Turning Around Young Lives

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 6th March 2019 -  Charcoal Lane, a social enterprise of Mission Australia, is shaking up Melbourne’s food scene with its native bush tucker menu. But the young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
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