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Social Enterprise Symposium videos

Posted on 15 Jan 2014 in Business and industry, Community services, News, Sustainability

The presentations from the inaugural Northern Rivers Social Enterprise Symposium held in Byron Bay on 22 November 2013 are now available. There are 13 videos in the playlist: Social Enterprise Symposium Vox Pops Social Enterprise Symposium Breakfast Panel Discussion on Social Procurement with Cheryl Kernot: Social Considerations in Public Procurement — The Way Forward. Mark Daniels, Social Traders The Social Enterprise Sector in Australia Cathy Quinn, Taste Food, The Benevolent SocietyThe Role of Social Enterprise in Collective Impact Richard O’Leary, Macleay Regional Co-operative Ltd.Commerce with a Conscience: How the co-operative structure lends itself to a fair go Brodie McCulloch, Spacecubed – Social Innovation in Western Australia Co-working for Change – Social Enterprise Models for Sustainably Growing and Supporting Communities Corinne Proske, Head of Community Finance, NAB Shared Value, Social Enterprise and NAB Ben Jeffreys, Australian School for Social Entrepreneurs Building Regional Social Entrepreneurship Through Partnerships Helen Willoughby, Department of Education / Employment, Australian Government (Principal Sponsor) Les Hems, Tomorrow’s Agenda Foundation, Net Balance Alternative Methods of Co-Creating Commercial and Social Value Joanne McNeill, University of Western Sydney Enabling Diverse Economies for Local and Regional Resilience and Sustainability Sarah & James Mort, MiHaven Construction  How Innovation in Construction Creates Social Change – The MiHaven Story Belinda Drew, Foresters Community Finance Building a Community Balance Sheet – The Role of Asset Ownership If the frame is not appearing correctly or you wish to watch individual presentations head to You...

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Mobile Coverage Program

Posted on 14 Jan 2014 in News

The Mobile Coverage Programme is an Australian Government initiative to extend mobile phone coverage and competition in regional Australia. A discussion paper has been released which outlines possible implementation models for delivering the programme. All interested stakeholders wishing to have their views about the programme considered by the Government are invited to provide a submission to the Department of Communications.

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New incentives for Sydneysiders to relocate to the regions!

Posted on 13 Jan 2014 in Government news, News

City-based long-term renters looking to buy a home in regional NSW can now apply for $7,000 in NSW Government funding. The Deputy Premier also announced a new incentive of $10,000 under the Skilled Regional Relocation Incentive, to encouraging skilled workers to relocate from metropolitan areas to regional NSW for employment.

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