Social Enterprise News

News from SASEC and the Social Enterprise Sector.

  • 9 Jul 2021 9:28 PM | Anonymous
    How does the Australian social enterprise sector want to portray itself on the global stage?

    With the emergence of our state-based councils, talk of social enterprise strategies and increased support for the enterprises on the ground, there has never been a more important time to come together and talk about our national identity.

    Why not do it at the same time as a co-design session on the Social Enterprise World Forum being hosted in Brisbane in 2022?

    Come along to the Social Enterprise Unconference 2021 happening this July! Register below:

  • 24 May 2021 7:12 PM | Anonymous
    SASEC is proud to announce its first democratically elected Board and the key roles of Chair, Secretary and Treasurer following its first AGM earlier this month. The new Board consists of Theresa Brown (Chair), Monique Russell (Secretary) and Eddie Blass (Treasurer) and Matthew Wright-Simon, Carmen Garcia, Lisa Hill  and Paul Mayers.

    SASEC was initiated by Dr Sharon Zivkovic alongside the founding Board members including, Sarah Gun, Theresa Brown, Vita Maiorano and Evelyn O'Loughlin who have worked diligently over the last two years to establish SASEC as an incorporated organisation and attract its members’ base. Today, over 48 social enterprise Founders, and organisations make up the membership base across a range of industries from recycling, health and wellbeing to employment.

    New Chair, Theresa Brown also a founding member said, “we look forward to driving social innovation, building a supportive ecosystem and expanding opportunities for social enterprises in our state"
  • 6 May 2021 10:00 AM | Anonymous
    Board Nominees are now final. Click here to learn more about the candidates.
  • 8 Apr 2021 6:00 PM | Anonymous
    Nominations are Open for South Australian Social Enterprise Council Board

    We are excited to be opening up nominations for the South Australian Social Enterprise Council (SASEC) Board today, 8th of April.  

    This is a key milestone for South Australian Social Enterprises as it marks the establishment of a membership elected board for South Australian Social Enterprises, ensuring that SASEC will remain practitioner led in its ambition to strengthen the social enterprise eco-system in South Australia and beyond.

    All 7 Board Positions are available for election at the SASEC AGM in May, with Theresa Brown, SASEC Treasurer and Evelyn O’Loughlin, SASEC Public Officer standing for election.

    Full Ordinary members can be nominated for the Board by other SASEC members, and all nominations must be seconded by a SASEC member. Nominations will be accepted until COB 22nd of April

    Board Nomination Forms are available here, and outgoing Board members, Sharon Zivkovic, Sarah Gun and Vita Maiorano will be available to connect Nominees with other SASEC Members as needed. People need to be nominated by 2 other members and if you don't know 2 other nominators Sharon, Vita and Sarah can assist with introductions. Nominations will need to identify whether they will nominate for a 2 or 4 year term (in line with the Constitution 7.3(2)).

    Board Position Description available here and Chairperson Position Description here

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