Basil’s Table is an interview series conducted by Basil Varghese, a well-known Melbourne- based community builder and advocate for social justice, who has long been committed to ‘bridging the gap between those that have and have not’. As a Patron of 888 Co-operative Causeway, Basil hosts these conversations with special guests at the Kelvin Club […]
When you think of social economy leaders, particularly South Australian ones, it won’t take too long until Moira Were springs to mind. Moira works across multiple organisations to develop the social and solidarity economy. Her approach always applies a ‘gender lens’ as she goes about building the common good. How does she manage to have […]
What is the role of cooperatives in contributing to local and regional development strategies that are equitable and sustainable? How can this be advanced through federal, state and local policy? How can we enhance the work of cooperatives in addressing economic disparities in Australia?
The future of cooperation in a time of uncertainty RSVP: 5pm, 5 December, 2022 / finger food / dress up a little All proceeds cover costs and contribute to our co-operative work (we are a not-for-profit / non-distributing co-op) Bookings essential (see bottom of page). This time we are going ‘big picture’. Christmas in all […]
Why in the age of social media and online communication do we feel so disconnected? The Human Library is an event that aims to create and develop dialogue and understanding between people.
Are you professional considering a transition to freelance work or have you already started and want to learn more from others? Our panel of freelancers and experts will share their journeys and insights, and offer practical tips on managing freelance work. This event is suitable for anyone interested in the realities and implications of a […]
Social economy, solidarity economy, co-operatives, social enterprises, mutuals ... what does it all mean and how does it get us to a more eqitable, sustainable ... humane economy? What are the real challenges - the pros and the cons? Join us for an evening of facilitated dialogue and enlightening conversations, hosted by the 888 Co-operative […]
Hear ye, hear ye! In the year of our Lord 1856, the valiant 8 hours movement didst commence in the noble lands of Victoria. The gallant Eight Hours League did champion the cause of an eight-hour day: eight hours for labour, eight hours for rest, and eight hours for pursuits of recreation and enlightenment. In […]