Monday, 9 December 2013

Bankstown Change Makers Program - 2014

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Worker’s Name: Jessie Williams

Organisation/Service/Project: School for Social Entrepreneurs

Telephone/Email: 0449 117 824


Bankstown Change Makers Program

The Bankstown Change Makers Program 2014 provides a unique opportunity for up to 20 individuals to gain the skills, confidence and networks to bring an idea for a social venture to life,  that will benefit the Bankstown community

You may have an idea for a social venture that you want to get off the ground, or you are working on an idea within an established organisation. You must be passionate, action orientated and in the case of working from within an established organisation: autonomy for decision-making and full support of the organisation.

Venue: Bankstown


Feb 10 – 12

March 10 – 12

April 7 – 9

May 5-7

For full information, program brochure and application form go to:


*Please note that the deadline for applications has passed, however we are pleased to announce a second round. If you think you may apply, please get in touch with Jessie asap:


Social Enterprise Workshop - Fairfield - December 12th

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Worker’s Name: Pamela Rivera

Organisation/Service/Project:  Fairfield City Council


Initiative/Project  Social Enterprise Workshop

  • Workshops:

This workshops is the ideal, practical guide to Social Enterprise for any community group or business seeking to understand this concept and how it can work for them. This is a practical step by step workshop where examples of Social Enterprise will be provided for those interested in running a social enterprise or looking to invest in or by from one. A discussion will take place with regard to current development s in the Social Enterprise Sector in NSW and Australia.


What’s covered?

-       What is social enterprise?

-       The social enterprise sector and landscape in Australia

-       The challenges faced by social enterprise

-       Examples of social enterprises and how they achieve social impact

-       Ideas about how to identify a good social enterprise idea

-       Social enterprise intermediaries, partnership and support, including Social Traders


Date: 12 December 2013

Venue: Fairfield City Council Administration Building, Avoca Road, Wakeley (room 5)

Time: 10 am – 12 pm

Lunch will be provided