Our Story

Story – on our budding social enterprise work. Sharing our story and learning (including time-saving tools and resources).

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Sketching out cooperation one post at a time

Sofia Sabbagh in foreground - Sofia is the inaugural Workshoper artist-in-residence (with Antony McMullen CoopWorkshop founder looking into the distance). As any blogger would know it's a discipline to write regularly about your area of interest. It can be the same for an artist. Many work sporadically. However there is another ...
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Rage, lament and co-operative hope

Workshopper, Tim Wallace offers us his thoughts on the recent CoopWorkshop, Buying back the farm ... with Senator Madigan and Assistant Secretary Moase and Fish Farmer Chignell. CoopWorkshop was inspired by the deep values expounded the Senator, the vision of the union official and the hope for new co-operative enterprise ...
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Report from recent CoopWorkshop (Community Development – what Australia can learn from Asia’s Credit Co-ops)

Community Finance – Community Development: what Australia can learn from Asia’s Credit Co-ops Some CoopWorkshop notes A recent CoopWorkshop, initiated by Cardijn Community Australia, in association with Earthworker Co-operative and Uniting Church in Australia (Victoria and Tasmania) was held on Saturday the 6th of July, the international day of the co-operative. It ...
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Moreland, Morwell?

I enjoyed a wonderful visit to Morwell with Earthworker co-operator Dave Kerin, checking out the community at the Uniting Church Congregation of St. Luke's. Rev Philip Liebelt We met with Philip Liebelt (the local Presbytery Minister) ('Presbytery' is Uniting Church speak for regional council) about the possibility of  partnering to build a ...
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