Entries by Diana Barnett

2016: Ethical Awards : $32,500 prize pool

Submissions Close 5:00 pm – 15 September 2016   winner announced 20 October 2016   Moral Fairground has been a driving force in creating awareness and raising the profile of fair trade, and ethical business and consumer practices throughout the local communities and business sectors Australia wide. Through their many diverse events, they have reached […]

Reduce eWaste ReUse Technology

Inspiring Peeps   Introducing Mardi Brown and Cat Harding   Why we give a damn We are all entitled to basic needs, yet some of us spend our days fighting for food, shelter, safety, water, medication, sanitation, education, care, connection – and sometimes even fighting for our lives. Having travelled extensively in developing countries and […]

Pitch Competition for Social Entrepreneurs

Submission Date: 15 September 2016 Pitching Date: 20 October 2016 The Early Ethical Entrepreneur Pitch Competition is for social entrepreneurs  still at the early stages of their business-planning and need mentoring and support so that their business idea becomes a reality.  Why Apply? The aim of the early entrepreneurial pitch competition is to provide entrepreneurs with […]

Moral Fairground Monthly Networking Event

FRI 26th AUGUST 2016 When: Friday 26th August, 2016 Time: DOORS OPEN 6.30pm for 7pm START Where: Docklands Library 107 Victoria Habour Promenade, Docklands VIC  Adults: $27.12 per person Member: $21.89 MFG members / student concession Light food & Refreshments will be served, together with a great opportunity to meet ‘One on One’ and network with other like-minded businesses and […]

Aromababy skincare inspired by the birth of a baby

Raffaele Caputo a researcher, writer and editor recently met Catherine Cervasio, the founder of Aromababy, at an event and inspired by her story he wanted to share it. When Catherine Cervasio fell pregnant for the first time, she was concerned she would have to use skincare products on her baby that contained unnatural ingredients. Her previous […]

Papermaking elevates social inclusion and hope

Inspiring Peeps    Why I give a damn:  Loneliness underpins so many social ills. Through breaking down barriers to social inclusion, I hoped to create a richer social experience for marginalised people through opportunities for meaningful occupation. My daughter is living with a disability, so I understand the effects of marginalisation on an individual and […]

Kisaku | Indonesian Art and Craft

Meet Felicia and Lenny – Kisaku  Why we give a damn We founded Kisaku with two objectives in mind. Promote the tradition and assist the artisans.  We wish to promote and raise awareness of Indonesian rich culture and heritage. While we have lived away from home for more than 15 years, we can’t wait to introduce Indonesia’s rich […]

Less = More | creating a new wedding culture

Planning a wedding? Consider sustainable, ethical and minimal options Profile Snippet Less stuff more meaning  why we give a damn In recent years, the trend towards wedding consumerism has led to many questioning the traditional wedding. With an average wedding spend of $35,000, it’s not surprising that some couples are choosing to return to smaller, […]