Social Enterprise and
Community Building in Sport

NATIONAL CONFERENCE
Angliss Conference Centre
Melbourne
26-27 March 2012

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This conference will bring together community building and social enterprise initiatives in sport from around Australia. It will explore pioneering approaches to the building of community and social capital, and examine new developments which link Australia's strong sporting tradition with the search for solutions to emerging social challenges.

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This conference will bring together community building and social enterprise initiatives in sport from around Australia. It will explore pioneering approaches to the building of community and social capital, and examine new developments which link Australia's strong sporting tradition with the search for solutions to emerging social challenges.

We are interested in the following topics:

Case studies and analysis in the role of sport in community building, social capital development and social inclusion.

Initiatives and case studies in the strengthening of local communities and local economies through sport.

Case studies in the integration of sport and education to achieve good educational and social outcomes.

Social enterprise initiatives and prospects in sport.

Spectator sport, fans and clubs - initiatives in building community and participation.

Commercialisation, sport and community - initiatives in resisting the corporatisation of sport.

Sport and culture in Australia - initiatives towards change

Your ideas about social enterprise in sport?

If you can't attend the conference on 26-27 March, but want to put forward a social enterprise idea or project for consideration, we would love to hear from you.

Use this online form to put forward your idea.

Enquiries:

Vern Hughes
Conference Convenor
vern@civilsociety.org.au
03 5629 8400
0425 722 890

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Conference Venue

The Angliss Conference Centre is located in Melbourne's CBD, opposite Flagstaff Gardens, at 555 Latrobe St (cnr King St). The venue is easily accessible by train and tram.

It is close to train and tram services. Flagstaff railway station is one block away in LaTrobe St, and Southern Cross station is three blocks away in Spencer St. Trams 23, 24, 30, 34, and City Circle run along LaTrobe Street.

There are numerous accommodation options close by, to suit all budgets.

Start and Finish Times

The conference begins at 9.15am on both days, finishing at 5.00pm on day one and 3.30pm on day two.

Community Building National Network

CLICK HERE for information on the Community Building National Network.

Click here to join the Community Building National Network 
(There is no cost.)


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