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, […]

Read more…


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 […]

Read more…


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 […]

Read more…


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 […]

Read more…


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. […]

Read more…


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 […]

Read more…


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 […]

Read more…


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 […]

Read more…


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 […]

Read more…


QSEC Overview

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

Read more…