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July 2018

Transforming Governance for People and Planet

July 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ross House Association 247 Flinders Lane Melbourne, VIC 3000, 247 Flinders Lane
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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You’re invited to a one-day interactive workshop, to be held on Saturday 28th July. Governance is at the heart of the great challenges we face - whether or not our democracies can protect that which we mutually depend on for our survival and wellbeing. We are at a crossroads. Will we live in a world of oligarchs, where a class of super-rich and powerful people and corporations dictate policy and law to the detriment of people and planet? Or will…

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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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November 2018

Solidarity Economy Learning Circle

November 27, 2018 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Kelvin Club, 30 Melbourne Pl
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free

When it comes to building a new kind of economy that is built on mutuality, shared ownership and co-operation - a solidarity economy - many of us are convinced. We know that the extractive economy can’t continue without causing increasing levels of economic inequality, environmental destruction and human suffering. We know why we need change. However, there is an increasing hunger to find out how we can start to really build things together. If this observation is correct then it…

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February 2019

Our housing future is collaborative

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kelvin Club, 30 Melbourne Pl
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$25

What are the housing alternatives of the future? Come and find out about cohousing and why everyone is talking about it. This is an exciting opportunity to learn the value of community living and resource sharing. Find out how cohousing and alternative ownership models can lift community engagement and build a more sustainable future. Learn about the potential of Community Land Trusts to deliver perpetually affordable housing. Ask your burning questions to our outstanding panel. Guests: Anitra Nelson: Academic and…

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