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Meet the young entrepreneur from regional Victoria tackling playground hunger

Eat Up is a Shepparton local’s simple but genius idea to alleviate playground hunger across Australia, by providing cheese and Vegemite sandwiches, read more…


‘Resilient’ refugees find freedom with Australian food business

Fair Food, which delivers fruit and vegetable boxes  to customers around Melbourne, has workers from the Horn of Africa, the Middle East, Sri Lanka, read more…


Karen refugees boost regional Victoria’s economy

Resettling refugees from South-East Asia has proven a boon for one regional Victorian economy, read more…


Rural communities turn to social enterprise to create jobs and keep residents from leaving

A small rural town in north-east Victoria is turning to social enterprises to create new jobs, read more…


Reflections on social enterprise: Has it lost its way?

Alan Kay, reflects on the changes that have happened in the social enterprise sector over the last three decades, read more…


Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform and reduce social inequality

Job creation for those most disadvantaged represents the biggest opportunity for social change in Australia, read more…


Victoria launches Australian-First Social Procurement Framework

Victoria has launched a “whole-of-government approach” to social procurement, with the Andrews government hoping to leverage its significant buying power to bolster the state’s social enterprise sector, read more…


Social Enterprise Certification Launches Australia

Social enterprises in Australia will be able to receive national certification for the first time, with the launch of a new certification scheme read more…


Aussie Startups Creating Social Impact in 2018

Startups are diligently working on long-entrenched social and environmental problems. But don’t call them social enterprise, read more…


Predictions for 2018: Social Enterprise

Social Traders managing director David Brookes shares his three expectations for social enterprise for the coming 12 months, as part of a series of 2018 predictions from leading experts across the social sector, read more…