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May 2018

Dignity of labour in the gig economy

May 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kelvin Club, 30 Melbourne Pl
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free – $10

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been postponed until later in the year. Apologies to those who had reserved tickets, we'll be organising refunds and rescheduling over the next couple of days... Purposeful work can be the cornerstone of a meaningful life. With the breakdown of traditional modes of secure work through casualization, labour hire, independent contracting and the use of online platforms such as Airtasker, the nature of work has become precarious for many. At the same time,…

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July 2018

Cooperative Pitch Night

July 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kelvin Club, 30 Melbourne Pl
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free – $5

Cooperatives are the new zeitgest. With 8 of 10 of us already a member of a coop or mutual, they have been hiding in plain sight. Now they are coming out of the shadows as we become more and more aware of the need for a new approach to sharing. One that both emboldens the individual and yet recognises the value of the crowd. The re-emergence of co-operatives as a force in the global economy has begun... Come along and…

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888 members past, present & future

July 31, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kelvin Club, 30 Melbourne Pl
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free

Come along to the Kelvin Club for a aperitif and nibbles with 888 members. A very informal affair to catch-up over the open-fire and share stories of current adventures and co-operative happenings. The event is free but please rsvp if you are joining us, so that Harry and the Kelvin Club team can make sure the red carpet is appropriately groomed...  

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September 2018

Co-operative Approaches to the Affordable Housing Crisis

September 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kelvin Club, 30 Melbourne Pl
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free – $5.00

The home ownership dream is increasingly out of reach and everyone in Victoria is feeling the impact. Co-operative housing most commonly sits in the ‘social housing’ space but is starting to be discussed as a shared ownership option too. The idea is pretty new to Australia - so we thought it was time to start a public conversation even if we don’t know all the answers yet. Join 888 Co-operative Causeway Patron Magaret Feeney for an exploration to be led…

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