Improving BrisLETS’ Appeal

Improving BrisLETS’ Appeal

    Brisbane Exchange Community? Brisbane Local Community Exchange? When you’re at a barbecue and you tell your friends you belong to BrisLETS, what do they say? “Bris WHAT?” It’s been observed that our name “BrisLETS” is not easily understood by the lay person. At...

Constitution Update & Name Change

It’s been a long time since the BrisLETS Constitution was updated. At the next General Meeting, the Management Committee will propose minor changes to bring the constitution into line with what we already do. Briefly, these are … Section 3 Objects include ‘goods’ (as...

The Edge & Brisbane Tool Library

Yesterday I popped in to The Edge to see the Brisbane Tool Library‘s new home.   Sabrina Chakori, Founder and organiser at reception.   The Edge is part of the State Library of Queensland and on the ground floor was under-utilised storage space, which BTL moved...
Sharing, caring and fun!

Sharing, caring and fun!

Everyone is sharing — from food to bikes to tools. You can even share your pets! It saves you money; it cuts down on clutter; it creates community. So, what is real sharing? It’s not driven by profit. It’s about sharing resources, skills, knowledge and decision-making...

NENA New Economy Network Australia & BrisLETS

For some time now NENA has been developing and now is forming a non-distributing (whatever that is) Cooperative (Limited), registered in Victoria. What, if any, synchronicity is there between NENA and LETS/CES? Their draft Constitution Rule 1.3 Purpose and Mission...