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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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Buying back the farm: cooperating for sustainability on the land

Thursday, October 22, 2015, 7pm Melbourne Book here Climate change and encroachment by mining is causing rapid change in rural communities across Australia. With greater concentration of ownership and less diversity in farming communities, people from across social and political divides are looking for alternative ways to sustainably address the problem of food ...
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Earthworker benefit feat. Anna Smyrk & the Appetites

SUNDAY OCTOBER 6 with Glitter Rats, Heaps Tuff 7 / $10 Booking - Facebook Event Come down to the Gaso on Sunday October 6 for a night of local live music (indie-pop, folk-punk and everything in between) good comedy and sick prizes. featuring: Anna Smyrk & the Appetites Glitter Rats Heaps Tuff Help Earthworker Co-operative, a ground breaking, community run, ...
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Community Development – Community Finance

Bank on something better - with barefoot co-operation. On Australia’s doorstep credit co-operatives are freeing people from poverty and investing in community projects for financial literacy, the empowerment of women, and environmental sustainability. In contrast Australian community credit co-operatives are now virtually non-existent, victims of the economic rationalism that has decimated the ...
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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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