Social Enterprise Lunch with Alex Hannant (CEO, Ākina Foundation)

Book your seat on Eventbrite $40 General admission  |  $30 QSEC Members and associates (signup) 12.30PM @ Fishburners (Level 3, The Capital, entry on Queen Street here) In September Alex Hannant, CEO of New Zealand social enterprise incubator Ākina Foundation, will be visiting Brisbane. QSEC invites you to lunch at Fishburners, where Alex will discuss his and Ākina’s […]

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Drinks – Social Innovation, Enterprise and Technology

  6pm Thurs August 31 @ River City Labs (Fortitude Valley, map)   Cost: $15 ($10 for Members/Associates, signup) Ticket includes drinks and pizza – Grab your spot on Eventbrite With a fantastic line-up of speakers from the forefront of social innovation in Australia, this month’s drinks explores the meeting point between new technology and social problem-solving. Our panel […]

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13 Sep: P2P SocEnt Action Forum

13 September @ Innovations Centre, University of the Sunshine Coast During Disability Action Week, Parent to Parent Associal Qld, in partnership with the QLD Government and Sunshine Coast Regional Council, is bringing together Social Enterprises from across Queensland to showcase their services and share their journey. P2P in partnership with the Queensland State Government and Sunshine […]

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June 29 – SocEnt Drinks with Yunus SocBiz

To everyone who joined us on June 26 for our networking drinks with the Yunus Social Business Centre Griffith, thank you for helping us pull off another great meetup for social enterprise in Queensland. It was a real highlight to see the questions and discussion coming from the crowd following Professor Evan Douglas’ run down […]

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December 7th: QSEC AGM

On December 7, Members and friends of Queensland Social Enterprise Council are invited to join in the annual end-of-year proceedings for QSEC and the broader social enterprise community. The event will be held at social enterprise cafe Just Earth in West End. Members wishing to nominate a person for the management committee can forward a […]

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05 November – Inspiration for Small Towns: Economic Development

BUSINESS and how to attract it to our small towns will be the topic of a conference at Killarney this weekend QSEC Chair Amelia Salmon will be speaking at this two-day conference, joining keynote speakers from other areas of regional development in Australia as they give presentations on their economic development journeys – the good, […]

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2016 Workshop Series

A series of great workshops covering what you need to know to get started or increase your capacity. This series responds to the demand QSEC has experienced both from our members and those starting out in social enterprise for advice and support as they hit ‘overwhelm’ in the start up or social enterprise development journey. […]

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North QLD Social Procurement Market Day – 10 March 2016

“Make a connection, make a difference” Are you a procurement professional wanting to know more about social procurement? Are you looking to include social procurement opportunities in your contracts? Learn from the experts at the North Queensland Social Procurement Forum & Market Day on 10 March 2016. Today’s leading organisations are using procurement to achieve […]

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Market Information Day this Friday! Offender Rehabilitation Services Borallon Training and Correctional Centre (BTCC) SOCIAL ENTERPRISE OPPORTUNITIES

The vision is for Borallon to be the leading centre for rehabilitating young male offenders in Australia, to keep communities safe and break the costly cycle of crime. Borallon is intended to be a pilot site for forthcoming reforms across the State, and as such we are encouraging existing and new industry providers to consider […]

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Queensland Government Procurement Workshops: November 9th and 23rd

Following on from the success of the recent Social Procurement Forum and Market Day 2015, these two free workshops are being hosted by the Queensland Government specifically for social, disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses in Brisbane’s CBD. These workshops are a rare opportunity to learn first-hand about how government procures social businesses to deliver services […]

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