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e-Bulletin - June 2015


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Registrations Open - CRN Annual Forum Hobart 2015: Community Returns!

Save the date for the 12th and 13th of November and book your tickets to Hobart, Tasmania!

What: CRN Annual National Forum
When: Thursday 12th & Friday 13th November
Where: Hobart, Tasmania

The Annual CRN Australia National Forum is an opportunity to hear the latest from Community Recycling industry experts, learn about the opportunities and challenges faced by the sector, and become inspired to grow our own enterprises. Most importantly, it is an opportunity to learn from and collaborate with one another to build effective, innovative enterprises around the country. Read more...

Bright Sparks: Set to launch

Bright Sparks, one of our newest members, is set to launch in Melbourne in August. The enterprise will rescue small appliances to keep them out of landfill, with an emphasis on reuse and repair (and fun!). Customers will be able to donate unwanted appliances, have their appliances repaired affordably, or buy good-as-new kitchen appliances, household appliances, lighting and electronics. Read more...

Get LinkedIn With Other Community Recyclers

CRNA has a new way for our members to keep in touch and learn from each other -- a professional networking group on social media website LinkedIn. This group was created as a way to share knowledge and help us keep in contact between forums. Read more...

Have Your Say:  FASES 2015

Social Traders, an independent company that exists to build the capacity of the Australian social enterprise sector along with The Centre for Social Impact (CSI) Swinburne are reviewing the state of the social enterprise sector across Australia. Read more...

Convenor's Report May 2015

The Convenor’s report for May will concentrate on the World Resources Forum Asia Pacific which I attended in early June.  The event hosted by the University of Technology (UTSISF) and the University of NSW Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology (SMART@UNSW). Read more...

Opportunities & Events

Next Month: Social Enterprise World Forum

The Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) is a major international event that supports the growth of social enterprises worldwide. The 2015 SEWF in Italy is the 8th edition of the Forum and will be held on the July 1-3. Read more...

Enter Now: Victorian Premiers Sustainability Award

Entries are now open for the Victorian Premiers Sustainability Award. The Premier’s Sustainability Awards acknowledge and celebrate outstanding achievements in the sustainable use of Victoria’s resources through innovation and sustainable practices. Entries close Monday July 13. Read  more...

Next Month: Collaboration for Impact

Held July 16-17, Collaboration for Impact 2015 is a two-day conference designed to help you bring collaborative approaches to life in your work and community. You will be introduced to the latest thinking and doing in collaboration and Collective Impact and learn how to make progress on some of our most complex social issues. Read more...

Coming Up - October: Waste Expo

Waste Expo is the must-attend business-to-business exhibition for waste, recycling and sustainability in Australia. As the longest running waste and recycling exhibition in Victoria, Waste Expo showcases the very latest technology, products and turnkey solutions from Australia’s key solution providers in the waste management, recycling and sustainability sectors. Read more...

Coming Up - October: Garage Sale Trail

It's an annual and awesome day of garage sales that happen with councils all across Australia. The next big day is happening on Saturday 24 October 2015. Read more...

Submit your Stories & Events

We love to support you in your enterprise by sharing your stories with members within the CRN Australia Network. If you have a story, event or news item that you would like to share email

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