About the Vic Government Social Enterprise Strategy

In February 2017, the Victorian Government launched its first Social Enterprise Strategy. The Strategy seeks to expand and improve government support for Victoria’s social enterprises, with the aim of positioning them as national leaders in driving employment participation and inclusive economic growth.

The Victorian Government’s Social Enterprise Strategy consists of the following eight items across three action areas:

Action area 1: Increasing impact and innovation

  • Opening doors for social enterprises
  • Connecting the community
  • Valuing social enterprise’s impact

Action area 2: Building business capacity and skills

  • Building skills to grow your business
  • Assisting intermediaries

Action area 3: Improving market access

  • Social procurement framework
  • Social enterprise recognition
  • Marketplace partnering – on-line matching platform and on-ground events calendar

For more information about the Victorian Government’s Social Enterprise Strategy, see:  https://economicdevelopment.vic.gov.au/about-us/overview/strategies-and-initiatives/social-enterprise