Guest Post: Social Enterprise Structures for a Sustainable Economy

Alan Greig is the director of Ownership Strategies at The Mercury Centre Cooperative, a cooperative development agency and social enterprise. His wealth of knowledge on social enterprises and cooperatives makes…

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New Social Enterprise Council Hopes to Foster Collaboration

  A new partnership on social enterprise launched in Brisbane today. The Queensland Social Enterprise Council (QSEC) is “the first council of its kind in Australia…

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The Totally Awesome Organisation Every City Needs

Imagine being able to send out a call for help, and not long after, a team of benevolent superheroes arrives at your door to lend a…

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Putting Unused Soil To Good Use: An Edible Garden On The Racetrack

When you think of a horseracing course you probably imagine glossy manes, optimistic wagering and elegant hats. An organic edible garden among the tracks? Probably not.…

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Want To ‘Be The Change’? Here’s Your Chance

  Applications are now open for people whose socially-conscious business idea is ready to go pro. For the first time since its inception in 2010, The…

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For This Social Enterprise, Providing Work For The Long-Term Unemployed Comes With Its Share Of Challenges—But It’s Worth It

When social entrepreneur Steve Williams left his community development job at a non-profit to start a couple socially-minded companies of his own, he had no idea…

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