Features

Meet the social enterprise transforming offices into art spaces

- February 14, 2020 2 MIN READ

Award-winning social enterprise, ColourSpace, is bringing art-as-a-service to Sydney, on a mission to turn cities into galleries supporting local artists. As Australia’s first art social enterprise, ColourSpace transforms staid environments into dynamic, carefully curated galleries – displaying and regularly changing art. Similar to fresh flower delivery services that brighten offices, ColourSpace curates a selection of… Read more »

News

Get inspired at the Social Good Summit

- July 23, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

If you have an idea for a business with purpose or are simply passionate about social enterprise then you will want to check out the Social Good Summit in Sydney.  Non-profits, government, universities, industry bodies, social enterprises and grassroots organisers will come together at the Summit to discuss solutions to the greatest challenges of our… Read more »

Features

Power List: Meet Katy Barfield

- July 15, 2019 4 MIN READ

It’s abundantly clear that Yume founder, Katy Barfield has a big heart.  “I was the type of child if the cat got a bird in the garden I would prise it out of its mouth… Or rush to be with the child with no friends in the playground.”  It’s a trait she says she inherited… Read more »

Experts

Power List: Meet Jo Barraket

- July 1, 2019 4 MIN READ

“My mum and stepfather instilled in me a strong sense of social justice and my stepfather was my first activist role model,” says Professor Jo Barraket, Director Centre of Social Impact, Swinburne. “I first got involved with social enterprise – in the form of community cooperatives – when I was at university. I loved them… Read more »

Features

How the Good Box is helping the city’s homeless

- April 1, 2019 2 MIN READ

Gali Blacher from Sydney and Maddy Jones from Brisbane co-founded social enterprise The Good Box in 2018 after noticing the isolation that the homeless community in Australia experience. Gali and Maddy realised that many city workers would not give to the homeless as they did not know where the money would be used or for what… Read more »

News

Shop for Change this International Women’s Day

- March 5, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Tech startup, i=Change is launching Shop for Change this International Women’s Day (IWD). During the 24 hours over IWD, retail partners such as Camila, Pandora and Nobody Denim will donate $5 from every purchase to women and girls’ empowerment projects in Australia and around the globe. Shop for Change marks the first time Australian shoppers… Read more »

Influencers

Hair Aid: Giving the gift or skills

- February 27, 2019 3 MIN READ

The birth of Hair Aid sounds like the start of a cheesy joke …’two nuns walk into a bar,” but it was the beginning of this not for profit’s ongoing mission to empower people living in critical poverty with income earning skills. Founder Selina Tomasich was on holidays in the Manila when she met two… Read more »