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This month we share with you our top tips and tools for involving others to MAKE CHANGE!

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When we talk about engagement we mean getting people excited and bringing people on board with whatever it is you are looking to achieve.

Check out our great tools and tips for both business and community to engage and create impact. share on Twitter

Download the Make a Change Engagement Action Plan a great resource for both community and business who want to involve more people in their projects.

We catch up with regional social ventures who have come up with unique, local based solutions that create employment, skill development, health, empowerment, and sustain volunteer involvement. share on Twitter

Pictured above is Sara Hill of Go and Grow Gardens who has recently employed a trainee. Lyndon Gale of Eat Up has created strong partnerships to deliver lunches to kids who would usually go without.  Establishing herself within a digital community Ann Lansberry of Fabits now reaches a world wide audience.

For a short time we have openings for new partners who are seeking to raises awareness and activate community participation. The 2015 Outside the Square Program is proven to activate community based solutions, join us and become an Outside the Square financial partner.

Our Changemaker Showcase has a special focus this month on community and business changemakers, with stories set to inspire you. share on Twitter

A special welcome to our new subscribers to the Make a Change Newsletter. We believe that inspiration, skills and support are the essential key ingredients to make positive change in our world.We would love it if you shared our newsletter to continue to support even more changemakers.

Karen Corr & the Make a Change team.



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Welcome to our Changemaker Showcase. 

Do you know someone making change happen in your community or business? 
Share their story with us & we will profile them in our next newsletter

"Go and Grow has succeeded so far," explains Sara Hill, "...by taking little steps at a pace that our community feels comfortable."

So what is next for Go and Grow after a successful crowd funding campaign?

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David Robertson of Bendigo Adelaide Bank with Make a Change Australia

David Robertson, head of Financial Markets and Business Finance at Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, recently presented to the Bendigo Business Council.

Inspired, we approached David to share his story of how business is creating real change in community. Read More



Learning Lunches with Go and Grow Gardens

Learning Lunches.

Are you in Bendigo on Friday the 27th of March? Join us at the Synergize Hub Learning Lunches with Go and Grow Gardens

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Join Us to bring Outside the Square to Bendigo in 2015



Make a Change Australia Engage Your Community

Engage Your Community.

Want to create positive change in your community? Here is how you can involve everyone. 

Download our Engagement Action Plan tool.

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2014 Make a Change Australia Survey Outcomes

Engagement Action Plan.

If you are someone who wants to create change in your organisation or community engaging others is essential to succeed.

Download our Engagement Action Plan Resource.

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2014 Make a Change Australia Survey Outcomes

Social Ventures in Regional Australia.

Meet some of Australia's flourishing social ventures.

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Welcome April Merrick to the Make A Change Team with Karen Corr

Welcome April.

We are pleased to welcome April Merrick to our Make a Change team. April has come on board to assist with our day to day operations and mainly to help Karen stay organised and on track!

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Help build a house to continue to assist Yolngu entrepreneurs in East Arnhem Land

Build a House.

Get behind the Why Warriors Chuffed campaign to build a house to continue assistance to remote indigenous entrepreneurs.

The Why Warriors have been providing assistance without charge for 5 years to the community in East Arnhem Land, first in tents and now shipping containers. To keep healthy, sustainable and prevent burn out they now require $175 000 to build a house.

Pitch in and make this possible!

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make a change helps you to engage business and community

Engage Others.

When I talk about engagement I mean getting people excited and bringing people on board with whatever it is you are looking to achieve.

These four top tips are proven for both business and community engagement.

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Stay Social Accommodation Bendigo

Stay Social.

I've recently taken the work of Make a Change to the accommodation industry with Stay Social.

Make a Change is helping to create an accommodation business that is engaging, easy to build connections and socially and environmentally friendly.

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The Art Road show with Karen Corr and Pop Up Art

The Art Road Show.

This month I have been on an art investment road trip with Pop Up Art.

I would love to share with you how business can engage with local creativity.

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The power of advocacy with Karen Corr

Make it Happen.

For International Women's Day I presented for Monash University Rural Health on the power of advocacy to make change.

I am passionate about advocacy in community and shared the impact of the power of conversations in the street to make real change.

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