Posts in Social Enterprise
Accelerating Indigenous Entrepreneurship: First Nations Leadership For Positive Social Impact

On February 4th, Impact Boom hosted the First Nations Impact Entrepreneurship Experience, bringing together Indigenous Australians for a workshop, networking and informative discussion on Indigenous business in Queensland and more broadly in Australia. The panel conversation and audience Q&A focussed on ‘Accelerating Indigenous Entrepreneurship’ with the aim of advancing the conversation forward.

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Matthew Taylor On Social Procurement & Making A Big Difference In People’s Lives

On Episode 132 of Impact Boom, Matthew Taylor of the Victorian Government provides strong insights into a $600 billion dollar social change opportunity and Victoria’s Social Procurement Framework, whilst sharing his journey and lessons from creating a social enterprise called MET Designs.

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Andrea Gamson On Transitioning From The Corporate Sector To Becoming A Social Enterprise Consultant

On Episode 133 of Impact Boom, Andrea shares her experience after founding _SocialStarters, which enables corporate professionals to volunteer their time as social enterprise consultants, after making this transition herself. Andrea also manages the Serious Impact incubator in East London, and provides us with insights for social entrepreneurs.

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The Hon. Shannon Fentiman MP On How State Government Is Growing The Social Enterprise Ecosystem In Queensland

On Episode 125 of Impact Boom, Minister Fentiman talks about the strong grassroots social enterprise movement in Queensland, and how government is creating a Social Enterprise Strategy to help support the sector, ultimately making a difference in the lives of vulnerable Queensland families.

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Sabrina Chakori On Redesigning The Economy With Sharing & Circular Economy Models

On Episode 123 of Impact Boom, Sabrina Chakori discusses a practical response to the sharing economy, explaining her experience in building the Brisbane Tool Library (based at State Library of Queensland), and talks about how the ‘circular economy’ has become a mainstream term, sometimes misused, and points us to where we should be focussing…

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Louise Aitken On Redefining Enterprise To Deliver Positive Social & Environmental Impact

On Episode 121 of Impact Boom, Louise Aitken of the Akina Foundation discusses what social enterprises need to know to deliver significant impact, she shares her views on how the government can most appropriately support the sector, as well as suggesting the core ingredients at the heart of any good enterprise.

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Igniting Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship in the Regional Communities of Queensland

On October 26th, the Logan Social enterprise Forum was held, bringing together key stakeholders to share ideas and experience, network and discuss the future of social enterprise in Queensland and more broadly in Australia. Impact Boom hosted a great panel which local and national leaders, with the aim of advancing forward conversation, ideas and the sector.

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Regional Social Enterprise Ecosystems; Cohesive & Collaborative Models To Create Change

On October 25th 2018, the Sunshine Coast Social Enterprise Forum was held with 200 attendees representing a broad range of sectors, local and state government. Impact Boom proudly supported the forum and hosted a panel discussion with some of Queensland’s leading social enterprise ecosystem builders. So how might we best create positive social change in the regions? Read on to find out.

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