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What is Social Procurement?

Social Procurement occurs when organisations choose to purchase a social outcome when they buy goods…

OPINION: Federal Infrastructure Budget a Potential Game Changer for Disadvantaged Australians

By David Brookes – Managing Director, Social Traders The Federal Government’s Budget pledge to spend…

REBUILD: Providing Employment Opportunities for Disadvantaged Young People

As an outcome of the recent launch of the Victorian Governments Social Procurement Framework, Gary…

WorkVentures – Social inclusion through technology

As an outcome of the recent launch of the Victorian Governments Social Procurement Framework, Scott…

Victoria continues to lead the way with Social Procurement Framework

Social Traders strongly endorses the Victorian Government Social Procurement Framework, released earlier today. The Framework…

Social Traders launches certification mark for Australian social enterprise

For the first time, the growing Australian social enterprise sector will be better defined as…

Infrastructure Priority Lists presents massive opportunity for social change

Social Traders has welcomed Infrastructure Australia’s latest $55 billion infrastructure priority list as one of…

Social Procurement in Action: AMP Capital & Jigsaw Business Solutions

In 2017 AMP Capital contracted with Jigsaw to prepare and scan a large volume of documents…

Outlook Environmental and the Mernda Rail Extension Project

This video produced by the Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA) highlights Outlook’s role in receiving…

Victorian Infrastructure Plan represents huge opportunity for social improvement

Melbourne not-for-profit Social Traders has welcomed the Victorian Infrastructure Plan as a $1.2 billion opportunity…

Youthworx Productions: Meet Amelia Mazis

For the past three years, Amelia Mazis has worked as a production assistant with Youthworx,…

Youthworx Productions: Meet Matthew Thumpston

After leaving home at a young age, Matthew Thumpston moved to Melbourne and pursued his…

Meet the SEWF 2017 Australian Bursary Fund Recipients

Meet the 63 Australian social enterprises selected to receive an Australian Bursary Fund to support…

Australia Post: Delivering Outcomes through Social Enterprise Procurement

On Tuesday 18th July, Australia Post was announced as a multiple award winner at the…

Brotherhood of St Laurence: Building Employment Pathways

‘Given the Chance’ is a Social Traders’ certified social enterprise – operated by the Brotherhood…

Youthworx Productions: Putting a Spotlight on Supporting At-Risk Young People

Youthworx is a Social Traders’ certified social enterprise media production company, providing training and employment…

Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation: Meet Catherine Brown

Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation (LMCF) CEO Catherine Brown shares her passion for supporting social enterprise…

CQ Cultural Consulting: Opening New Opportunities in the Construction Industry

CQ Cultural Consulting (CQ) is a Social Traders’ certified social enterprise that works to raise…

It’s ST Crunch time!

Meet the five start-up social enterprise proposals taking part in the second ST Crunch accelerator…

Time to Shine For Five of the Best Victorian Social Start-ups

Social Traders congratulates five start-up social enterprise proposals into the second intake for Social Traders’…

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