Welcome to the Make a Change Australia February newsletter
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Welcome to our first newsletter for 2015

Karen Corr Director of Make a Change Australia

Welcome to all our friends, family, colleagues, fellow changemakers, supporters and to those receiving our newsletter for the first time.

We're looking forward to an exciting year ahead, so much so we're declaring 2015 the year of the changemaker! share on Twitter

Let's keep up our great work in the community and encourage people around us to do the same. The more changemakers we have in the world, the more chance we have for creating a flourishing and connected society.

At Make a Change Australia we're sharing our learnings and stories this year via the Make a Change news and social media.  In addition we have lots and lots of exciting opportunities for you to get involved and don't forget, we are here to help - we offer a range of professional services to assist you with the changes you wish to make in your organisation and in your community. Set yourself up powerfully as a changemaker for the year ahead with this free 5 step guide. share on Twitter

We have 2 exclusive one-to-one coaching packages available to work through the process with you in more detail. If you'd like to be one of the lucky 2, register here by the 3rd March 2015.  We'll be in contact to schedule a time via Skype or face-to-face if in Bendigo*.


Karen Corr & the Make a Change team.


*This coaching package must be completed by 30th April 2015. The first two people who register and pay by the 3rd March will be selected. For more information contact Karen.

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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
"It took me sometime to grow the courage to accept that my social enterprise had come to an end."

We share with you Jac Torres-Gomez's story of the evolution of her social enterprise The Crimson Movement.

Read On
Kia Smith Canoeing Make a Change Australia
Kia Smith, a recent participant in the Expand Your Impact Workshops and mentored by Karen, is about to take on an amazing journey.  She is canoeing long the Murray River to raise awareness of the environmental needs of this important water way. 

Just one person can make a difference.  Read More



White Shoebox Gallery with Pop Up Art now Seeking applications for the Castlmeaine State Festival!

White Shoebox Gallery


Pop Up Art ,who hosted the fantastic and free online series Profile Building for Creatives, invites you to show your art in a white shoe box during the 2015 Castlemaine State Festival.

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Learning Lunches with Make a Change Australia

Learning Lunches


Karen is speaking at a new Bendigo talk series called "Learning Lunches", by the Synergize Co-working Hub.

On this Friday the 27th of February 12.30 - 1.30 use your lunchtime to make incredible impact for your next project. Karen is speaking about engaging people - what works & what doesn't work.


More Information

Outside the Square Make a Change Australia

Outside The Square Join Us!

We are planning an amazing series of topics to address challenges facing communities. We invite you to partner us to deliver the 2015 Outside the Square program in your community.


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International Women's Day with Karen Corr Making it Happen with Monash University School of Rural Health

International Women's Day

Wednesday 4 March 11.30am - 12.00pm 

Monash University School of Rural Health invite you to join their free webinar with Karen on "Making it Happen" to celebrate 2015 International Women's Day.


Register Here




Set Yourself up Powerfully for 2015 a Free Guide

Setting Yourself up Powerfully for the Year Ahead.

I've shared with you recently the importance of taking time out to dream and how to make a change for yourself without setting a New Years Resolution

Now its time to share with you an effective method to set yourself up powerfully for the year ahead. 

You'll love this, click here to download.

Bendigo Accommodation Stay Social

Stay Social

So it's time to talk about a new and exciting venture that we've been working on these last 12 months.  Well when I say "we" I mean me (Karen), and my husband Chris and a huge team we have on board.

It's called Stay Social, a 7 bedroom accommodation place with a difference.


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Being a Changemaker in 2015 Make a Change Australia Karen Corr

Being a Changemaker in 2015 & Why I Cried

It can be an emotional journey when you are a changemaker. 

Sometimes on my changemaking journey I feel overwhelmed by the crisis we face in the world.  In this blog post I share with you the ups and downs of making a change. 

We need to share our changemaking journey to continue to make a difference.

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Execlusive coaching session with Karen Corr



Being a Changemaker in 2015 Make a Change Australia Karen Corr

2015 an Exciting Year for changemakers.

We've been busy planning these last couple of months for an absolutely amazing year. 

Here is a little snippet of our plans as well as our asks of you - our supporters and fellow changemakers.

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2014 Make a Change Australia Survey Outcomes

What We Have Learned.

At the end of last year Wise World Solutions set about finding out just how well Make a Change is :
  • Inspiring you
  • Providing you with skills to make a change and;
  • Support you through good times and bad.

Thank you to everyone who made the time to complete the 5 minute survey.

Read More About the Survey Results
Karen Corr and the Fundamentals of Creating Change in Community

The Videos of Change

Last year Karen was interviewed by the La Trobe University Education Faculty, on the fundamentals of bringing about change. 

We have recently uploaded these interviews to the Make a Change YouTube channel.

Thanks to the team at La Trobe Uni Education for making these available to all Changemakers.

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