Logan City Council tender includes social enterprise

Logan City Council is showing leadership in Social Procurement by including social enterprise clauses in their tender documents. LCC is currently advertising for contractors for trade and general maintenance services and has inserted the following text: ASSISTING IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CAPABILITIES OF SOCIAL ENTERPRISES Logan City Council encourages developing the capabilities of social […]

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Social Enterprise Manifesto Launch

 Are you passionate about social enterprises and want   to see them develop and prosper in Australia? Join in the movement of social enterprises, policy makers,   funders, capacity builders and supporters as we come together to share a   manifesto outlining a vision and pathway for growth in Australia. Time: 4.00 pm – 6.00 pm Date: Friday […]

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Griffith University Humanities Industries Placements Program

Griffith University Humanities Industries Placements Program The Humanities Industry Placements (HIP) Program allows students to obtain valuable experience working in a social enterprise of their choice. If you would like to know more about the program or are interested in having a student placed in your Social Enterprise, please refer to the attached link: https://app.secure.griffith.edu.au/iws_hum/ […]

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QSEC Launch Media Release and Speaker Bios

QSEC LAUNCH – Speakers Overview and MEDIA RELEASE

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EDQ FITZGIBBON TENDER

Please go to members page for information on social enterprises that offer landscape & maintenance services.  

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Have your say! Queensland Social Enterprise Council Forum (13-18th May)

If you haven’t yet had the chance, please join us at the Queensland Social Enterprise Council forum online all of this week.

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Resources and training courses available to social entrepreneurs

SSE Australia runs practical learning programs for entrepreneurial individuals who have an idea or start–up venture with a social or environmental benefit.

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Questions about the Social Enterprise Development and Investment Fund

The SEDIF funds will provide flexible, tailored financial products and support to social enterprises to help them to grow their business and achieve greater social outcomes. The funds do not provide grants to social enterprises. The fund managers will attract further investors into the funds over time, which will further increase the pool of capital and […]

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The hidden business of social enterprise

Having a social purpose does not exempt an enterprise from the essentials of business; even if it’s hard to see you must have a sound business engine at the core.

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New Research Report on Australian Social Enterprise Intermediaries

Reaching Underserved Markets: The Role of specialist financial intermediaries in Australia is a new research report commissioned by Foresters Community Finance and Social Traders. The report explains the nature of underserved markets from a supply and demand perspective, with a detailed analysis on the critical role that intermediaries play in relation to social enterprises. For more […]

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