Posts in the 'Local Futures' category

After Float Fest Success Crowdfunding For Murray River Tourism

From all accounts The Murray River Tourist Association’s 2014 Mannum Waters Float Fest was a very successful weekend. Now MRTA, led by Jen Whitehorn, is running a crowdfunding campaign to capitalise on this success and establish an

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A Successful Community Investment In ‘Micro Hydro’

The UK’s Stockport Community Hydro is a successful example of community investment. In this case, an English community near Manchester has invested in a micro hydro project, something that could be replicated here in Australia.

Financed By Crowd

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Go Girls! Arnhem Land ‘Deadly Beef Stew’ Micro-Enterprise

This morning Twitter has led me to this effort by a group of Yolgnu schoolgirls – cooking and singing their way to funding a sports oval at Laynhapuy School in remote East Arnhem Land, south of Nhulunbuy, on the

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‘Daughter Water’ Addressing Gender Pay Gap..

Daughter Water for CEOs uses humour to tackle the ongoing gender pay gap for equal work in Australia. International research shows that shortly after male CEOs become father to a baby daughter, his female staff get a direct

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A Community Kindness App: ‘Help Me Help You’

The Helpmehelpyou app is ‘a helping hand within arm’s reach’- a great idea, and free. The app allows carers, parents and sick people to stay in touch. It puts out a call to friends or family for help with

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