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Basil’s Table: Cooperation in a minor key with Dan Musil

August 25, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

$5 – $10

People may know Dan Musil as a musician, or action researcher (undertaking a PhD) or as a low-key co-operative leader. Co-operatives are all about groups of people coming together to meet their own social, economic and cultural aspirations; but, If it is all about the group how does cooperative leadership work? Come along and find out what drives this social and solidarity economy co-operator, as he articulates a vision for the future.

Picture: Joaquim Borge

Basil Varghese, a veteran Melbourne-based community builder will lead a dialogue with Dan Musil, Secretary of Earthworker Co-operative, about how cooperative leadership can play a part in creating a new economy. Learn about Earthworker, a group of worker-owned co-operatives operating in the Latrobe Valley and In Melbourne that are involved in everything from manufacturing hot water tanks to providing cleaning services.




Dan Musil is a musician, composer and songwriter based in Gippsland (Gunaikurnai Country), Victoria. He is also a PhD Candidate (Institute of Culture and Society, Western Sydney University) undertaking action research; working closely with economic and environmental justice projects in Victoria, exploring economic democracy and ‘just transitions’. He has been the Co-operative Secretary of Earthworker Co-operative since 2013.




Date and time: Tuesday 25th of August 2020 6.00pm – 7.00pm.
Location: Zoom, link and password provided post registration via email.
Cost: $10 (Full), $5 (active Friends and Members of 888 Co-operative Causeway, and Co-op/Union/Kelvin Club members). Please contact us about waivers.
Bookings are essential: secure your place now (book here online).
Contact us at coopcauseway@gmail.com for any inquiries about waiving the ticket price for this event.


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August 25, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
$5 – $10
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