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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Indigenous-Run Health Retreat

Combining the best of traditional wisdom and modern nutrition, this first-ever Indigenous-led health retreat has had some breathtaking results.... read more
Monday, August 28, 2017

The Red Storm of Yesterday’s Logic

In business it is said that you cannot manage what you cannot measure, but you can neither... read more

Friday, May 26, 2017

“The Edge”of Success – Refugees, Films and Fundraising.

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Friday, August 26, 2016

Happy Herb Company supports Indigenous access to health.

Food is medicine, but for many Indigenous communities most of the food available is closer to poison. Australia’s first people... read more
Friday, May 06, 2016

Creating a culture of innovation in Australia

  Having been rated 2nd on the 2016 Australia-wide Innovation Index last week, I just got off the phone... read more
Thursday, May 05, 2016

The Problem of Measuring Impact

Impact investors are rightly applauded for the many gifts they undoubtedly bring to the social sector, but what if... read more
Tuesday, March 01, 2016

How A Strong Brand Can Help Achieve Your Social Purpose.

Most NFPs hear the question “but what do you actually do?” all too often. Unfortunately, the best tool for ensuring... read more
Tuesday, December 01, 2015

The Sustainable Development Goals and One Health-The Highway to Holistic Health

The recently agreed Sustainable Development goals are a great step forward for holistic health from the current Millennium Development... read more
Monday, July 20, 2015

Acupuncture for all- A social enterprise model

Anahita received a good education and became an accomplished artisan and educator, and imagined she would have a good... read more
Monday, July 13, 2015

Burning Herbs for a Burning need: An interview with Moxa Africa’s Merlin Young.

Merlin Young seems to be rather well named. For many tuberculosis sufferers in Uganda and South Africa,... read more
Friday, July 03, 2015

How a video is the first step to health.

“You know what this means, don’t you”, said the young doctor in the middle of the night. “No, I... read more
Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Funding Change

Building the infrastructure for social justice

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Friday, June 05, 2015

Melbourne mum brings acupuncture to Australians in need.

Selfie sticks and Burberry may earn the ire of Christine Lee but her real passion remains at the pointy... read more
Thursday, June 04, 2015

The dark side of the board

In community sector publications and newsletters I see a lot of information promoting the importance of having a board... read more
Thursday, June 04, 2015

Indigenous Medicine Enterprise gets a production boost.

For Lorraine and others at Purple House, the production of their now-famous bush balm was proving increasingly difficult. That... read more
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Birthing in a disaster zone: Ground Zero in The Philippines

Nearly two years since cyclone Haiyan ravaged the islands of The Philippines, a generous batch of essential oils is... read more
Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Birthing Healthy Babies in South East Asia.

Dealing with the critical moments of childbirth on a daily basis has not been without heartbreak for Robin Lim’s... read more
Friday, March 27, 2015

Thousands of footsteps to heal Nepalese feet.

After a long and difficult trek, a shipment of footbalm is now providing relief for Nepalese woman enduring an... read more
Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Growing fruits of labour AND love

fruitsofloveLast year Happy Herb Company created a $25,000 grant to... read more
Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Bush Expeditions for At Risk Teens

By his own admission, Andy Hamilton is not particularly skilled at the art of self-promotion, but as a psychologist... read more
Thursday, January 29, 2015

Creating Change One Sunday at a Time

IMG_9080In 2009 Chris Raine decided to make a life changing decision... read more
Sunday, December 14, 2014

Now Serving: Nutrient Rich Education – Breakfast Lunch and Dinner

Putting ash... read more
Monday, December 01, 2014

Mission ImPozible: Meet Kim, the Woman behind the Action

Photo Journalist and Activist, Kimberley McCosker. Photo Journalist... read more
Monday, November 17, 2014

Barbara Polus-CEO, Neuroscientist and bookkeeper?

By David Anderson Barbara Polus may be fearful of facing large waves in the ocean, but she does not cower... read more
Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Searching for Happiness? Then Find Your Purpose.

Mindshift MindShift Founder and CEO, Elizabeth Venzin (Left)... read more
Thursday, October 09, 2014

Norlane Clinic: The place to be for Mrs G.

Norlane Clinic's resident reflexologist, Bryan O’Neill. Norlane Clinic's... read more
Thursday, September 25, 2014

Go Big (and Collaborate) or Go Home

OHO Global Citizen of the Month: Aria Florant OHO Global Citizen... read more
Thursday, September 04, 2014

Budding healthcare opportunities

lovely_tree The people at Rosebud 'Hands on Health'... read more
Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Helping others to help themselves at Eaglehawk Clinic

There are many activities at the Eaglehawk Clinic, including more
Monday, August 25, 2014

Joining Hands for Homeless Youth

Turning workplace massage into free holistic health care for disadvantaged youth may seem a challenge, but Joining Hands is... read more
Friday, August 22, 2014

When counting sheep does not bring sleep.

For Bendigo residents Joan and Paula, poor health and a lack of sleep had created an unrelenting vicious cycle.... read more
Thursday, August 14, 2014

A helping hand for those seeking health.

  For many asylum seekers and refugees in Australia, a harrowing journey to escape from torture and trauma was just... read more
Tuesday, August 05, 2014

The building blocks of education.

For school teacher Bhupal Thapa, the construction of a school in remote Nepal offered the chance to broaden the... read more
Thursday, July 31, 2014

The good oil from SEOC!

  Sydney Essential Oil Company has generously donated some wonderful essential oils and hygiene kits to our collaborative MyKids project... read more
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

HOHA get the ball rolling on Timor training!

After receiving $5000 from The Happy Herb Company, Hands On Health Australia (HOHA) is setting the wheels in motion... read more
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Engaged Humans / Humane Structures

Social Intrapreneurship and the Multicellular Leap

by Niall Fahy and Dr Jimi Wollumbin

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Friday, July 18, 2014

Developing Healthy Communities

By Stephanie Barlow.   As a young university student studying International Relations (among other things) I was deeply moved by the... read more
Thursday, July 17, 2014

MyKids makes nutrition manual for Myanmar!

Accentuating their on-going work to improve the lives of impoverished children in Myanmar, Mykids Australia have received a $3000... read more
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Big CLAP for Happy Herbs!

For most of us in the developed world, access to an adequate standard of sanitation is something we take... read more
Friday, July 11, 2014

Hands on Health Australia receive a boost from Bioconcepts!

The dedicated team at the Sacred Heart Mission clinic in Victoria and its clients have received a boost with... read more
Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Essential oils provide essential relief for mums-to-be!

A generous donation of 60 bottles of ‘Mum-to-Be’ essential oil blend from Sydney Essential Oil Company has greatly aided... read more
Thursday, June 26, 2014

Gunawirra puts grant into action!

Continuing their good work educating Indigenous Australian kids about nutrition, health and culture, Gunawirra have made great use of... read more
Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Marina's Message of Self Sufficiency.

If there is... read more
Monday, June 16, 2014

Mykids gets shaking with their 'shake-it' shipment!

In April this year Mykids representatives commenced the noble task of distributing ‘Shake-it’ protein supplement containers to displaced children... read more
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Six months since Typhoon Haiyan- an update

The 8th of May marked six months since the largest typhoon in recorded history hit the Philippines. The devastation... read more
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Purple House gets creative in its quest to find funds!

Perhaps one of the best qualities of a successful social entrepreneur is the ability to develop new ways and... read more
Sunday, April 13, 2014

Galvanising Hope

By Jimi Wollumbin, CEO, OHO This week I volunteered on an urgent local environmental project for a day –... read more
Thursday, March 27, 2014

New Graduates Lend Healing Hands to East Timorese

In December last year Amanda Wimetal and a group of dedicated healthcare professionals, having witnessed an increase in debilitating... read more
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

A Well Oiled Army

When Jessica* came to Oasis Crisis Accommodation a few years ago, she desperately needed a safe and comfortable refuge... read more
Saturday, March 22, 2014

Crowdfunding for Social Enterprises

By Neha Shukla, Social Media Editor, OHO Raising sufficient capital to fund their projects can prove to be a challenge... read more
Friday, March 21, 2014

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Friday, March 21, 2014

Charity or Social Venture- Which Shoe fits?