QSEC Overview

QSEC Committee Chairperson Steve Williams provides an overview of the work of QSEC and achievements for...
13 Sep: P2P SocEnt Action Forum

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...
June 29 – SocEnt Drinks with Yunus SocBiz

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...
IIX – $8m Woman’s Livelihood Bond

IIX – $8m Woman’s Livelihood Bond

The Impact Investment Exchange has established “the world’s first impact investing instrument for social and financial returns to be listed on a stock exchange”. . The Women’s Livelihood Bond is a US$8 million bond for impact enterprises and...
The Co-Op Builder (free online tool)

The Co-Op Builder (free online tool)

The the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals has released the Co-op builder, a free, online tool that farmer groups can use to register their business as a co-operative. “The Co-op Builder is an online template for the legal documents required to set up...
Social Shopper Christmas Guide

Social Shopper Christmas Guide

QSEC is creating a shopping guide for people seeking gifts with a social impact. If you have some Social Enterprise goods or services that you would like to see under people’s Christmas trees this month, make sure to fill out the form (link below) and we will...

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...

QSEC at Logan City Council Social Enterprise Expo

The 2016 Logan Social Enterprise Expo was hosted by the Independent Social Enterprise Network – Logan, a support, advocacy and knowledge sharing organisation for Logan-based social enterprises and not-for-profit organisations. QSEC participated in this free...

FNQ Accelerator Program – Celebrating the graduates

Over August and September, in partnership with QSEC, the School for Social Entrepreneurs invited upcoming social innovators for their Accelerator program, taking ideas and energy for local enterprise toward a sound and sustainable future as a social venture....
What’s in store for 2016 – from the Chair

What’s in store for 2016 – from the Chair

I was both honoured and delighted to be voted in as Chair at our AGM last year. First let me acknowledge our outgoing Chair, and the first Chair of QSEC, Steve Williams for his vision, passion, leadership, and follow through.  As many of us know in the social...

IMPACT Summer Soiree

IMPACT Summer Soiree When: 13 February, 2016 @ 5:00 – 8:00 pm Where: Bar of Social Conscience (BOSC) – 69 Vulture St, West End LIMITED ATTENDANCE: Reserve your place here. IMPACT Summer Soiree combines networking, keynote speakers, and social enterprise to create a...

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...

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY   Intern Position Overview: An opportunity exists for a motivated person who is interested in contributing some of their time and skills to support the success and growth of the social enterprise sector in QLD. The role will contribute to the...

August 10: What Floats the Investors Boat?

QSEC’s next workshop on August 10, What Floats the Investor’s Boat, is all about the lifeblood of enterprise: investment from people who believe in you. You know your ideas are worth the fight – that’s why you’re here. But you...

Get your financials in order!

Join QSEC and Andy Roberts on Monday and get a grounding in $$. 9am – 5pm, Monday July 20, Maida Lilley Community Centre Finances will never be easier to grasp than this. In Monday’s Workshop, Andy distills the processes, relationships and systems of...