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Social Innovation Alive and Well in Australia

Staff Reporter, Friday, 11th February 2011 -   
Above : The Finalists from left: John Burn – Many Rivers Opportunities; Alex Shead – Fair Business; Shakthi Sivanathan – CuriousWorks; Benny Callaghan

Tag Your Cause – Literally!

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 8th February 2011 -  Limited edition luggage tags, sold in support of worthy causes, are the unusual focus of an Australian Social Enterprise website called TagYourCause.com. The enterprise has been…

Social Procurement in Australia

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 9th December 2010 -  A new national report examines how Not for Profit organisations, governments and corporations can use their purchasing power and procurement processes to generate positive social…

Indigenous Internships Open Doors to Corporate Australia

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 25th November 2010 -  A new Indigenous Internship Program called CareerTrackers is having some early success at placing talented Indigenous students in some of Australia’s leading companies,…

Australia’s Most Innovative Solutions to Social Challenges

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 24th November 2010 -  Eight of the most innovative approaches to social challenges in Australia will share in $1 million as the winners of The Australian Centre for Social Innovation’s Bold Ideas…

New Support Service for Social Enterprises

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 2nd November 2010 -  The Federal Government has established of a national business development support service for social enterprises receiving Australian Government funding. The Gillard Government

Mary MacKillop Website Big Hit For Social Enterprise

Staff Reporter, Friday, 15th October 2010 -  The developers of a website dedicated to Australia's first saint, Sr Mary MacKillop say the site has been so popular that it crashed after an unexpected influx of people tried…

Victoria Takes Lead on Social Procurement

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 14th October 2010 -  The Victorian Government has launched a guide to social procurement in Local Government – as part of a national project to develop social procurement procedures for organisations…

Student Entrepreneur Award

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 11th August 2010 -  Social Entrepreneur of the Year Shanil Samarakoon A graduate student from the School for Social Entrepreneurs has been named Entrepreneur of the Year at a ceremony in Sydney.…

The Young Face of Social Enterprise

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 4th August 2010 -  Social entrepreneurs are attracted to solving the world’s most difficult problems early in their career, a US survey of social entrepreneurs has found. US Not for Profit organisation,…

Major Funding Boost for Social Enterprise

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 13th July 2010 -  The Gillard Government has announced two new initiatives to provide support for social enterprise through increased funding and sharing expertise between enterprises and professional…

Finding Australia’s Social Enterprise Sector – Final Report

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 7th July 2010 -  The Australian social enterprise sector is mature, sustainable and internally diverse according to the final report of the FASES Project – Finding Australia's Social…
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