Community Engagement

New IT Networking Service helping Not for Profits Connect

Last week we were proud to assist with the launch of Avenue, the latest business hub set up by the team at Fighting Chance. Avenue harnesses the time, skills and abilities of people with disability to bring epic brands to the world. As a social enterprise, being able to connect with customers is critical to…

Partnership with nbn connects more Australians

WorkVentures are proud to announce our partnership with nbn, the company building the nation’s largest ever infrastructure project. Through the donation of nbn’s “end of life” laptop and desktop computers, thousands of low-income Australian households will be able to access technology and all the advantages it brings in our increasingly connected world. As a social…

Community Banks And Social Enterprise – A Positive Social Impact Partnership.

When you think of the role banks play in our communities, it’s not always a positive association. There are those banks, and then there is Community Bank. Locally owned and operated, Bendigo Bank’s Community Bank branches involve themselves in the communities they operate in, fixing social issues and building positive community relationships. Social Enterprise in…

Transforming IT and Changing Lives.

Vo arrived in Australia in 1984 as a refugee from Vietnam. He was a trained dental technician, but his qualifications were not recognised here. To help him start over, he went to social enterprise WorkVentures and he never left. WorkVentures takes superseded computers and monitors from some of Australia’s largest companies. This has included around 40,000…

Donated Computers Travel from NSW to Timor

Sydney to Oecusse – much needed and much appreciated computers! These pictures record the recent journey of computer equipment donated by Westpac in Australia as it reaches its destination in Timor. Oecusse is a district of East Timor tucked away inside West Timor. It’s not the easiest place to get to with road or ferry,…