QSEC Overview

QSEC Committee Chairperson Steve Williams provides an overview of the work of QSEC and achievements for 2015.

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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 promote your product or service offerings for the […]

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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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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 event featuring a series of guest speakers who have experience in developing social enterprises. The event was officially opened by Queensland Government Minister, […]

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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. Graduation for the fantastic class of pitchers was held on October 7, celebrating the growth of their […]

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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 enterprise field startups are never easy and […]

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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 truly unique event. Additionally, the night also launches IMPACT Network; an initiative […]

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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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Workshops with NCEC – Social Enterprise with and by Communities

  Wednesday, 17 February and Wednesday, 16 March 2016 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM Social Enterprise can be a powerful tool for communities wanting to address social and economic barriers. These two half-day workshops, led by Australian Social Enterprise of the year 2015, will focus on the development of social enterprise with and by […]

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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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