What’s a social enterprise?
Social enterprises develop innovative solutions for economic, social, cultural or environmental problems. They operate across a diverse range of areas including hospitality, health, education, tourism, renewable energy and inclusive employment.
Well known examples of social enterprises in Australia include; STREAT, The Big Issue, GAME, Yackandandah Community Development Company and CERES.
There are currently 5,000 social enterprises operating in Victoria and 20,000 operating across Australia.