Yes. It IS the answer.

a social entrepreneurs diary

This Wednesday the 6th November as part of the Changemakers Festival the Queensland Social Enterprise Council and the New Farm Neighbourhood Centre (NFNC) are hosting Politics in the pub at the Brisbane Powerhouse. 

What is the best way to support the marginalised in our community? Is social enterprise the answer to giving a “hand up not a hand out?”.

‘Social Enterprise’: a business operating for a social purpose, is an idea whose time has apparently arrived and is increasingly seen as a way of addressing challenging social and environmental problems. Our panel and audience will seek to explore the place of social enterprise in Australia with an evening of listening, questioning, challenging, conversing and conceptualising change, though social enterprise.

 

The panellists for the evening will include: 

– The Hon. Tracy Davis MP, Minister for Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services
– Professor Robert Lonne, Head of Social Work, QUT 
– Danny…

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