Why all the changes?

Why the major overhaul of our T&Cs (terms and conditions)? Why change the Constitution? by Simon Cole, Chair Many of us in BrisLETS – and those who have taken a look and left – would like Units to be more genuinely valuable. Fundamentally, Units are only as...

Experience makes a little go a long way

By Simon Cole,Chair. When people hear that BrisLETS has been going for more than 30 years, they’re impressed. There’s something about longevity that instils confidence. It suggests relevance to needs being met, and a method that’s working. For a long time, BrisLETS...

Beneficial business collaborations on the horizon

Substation33, Food Connect and the Albion Peace Hall By Simon Cole, Chair. During May, I went to the YFS Social Enterprise Initiative, a hacker space in Woodridge called Substation33, to talk to the manager, Tony Sharp.Walking into the warehouse, I saw more than 20...
General Meeting

General Meeting

At the General Meeting on Sunday, 17 March, members adopted the following amendments to the constitution by special resolution: 1.2 Constitution name:  BrisLETS Community Exchange Objects To promote and support … the knowledge and culture of the association, and the...
Is it time for a Member Rewards Program

Is it time for a Member Rewards Program

MEMBER REWARDS PROGRAM Somebody needs to do the organising for the organisation. ―Josephine Brown BrisLETS has a lot more potential than is currently obvious. The organisation needs to move forward to realise this potential; then it would thrive, rather than just...

LETS get CES flying high in Brisbane

I’ve been a member of BrisLETS for ten years and I’ve made some wonderful connections. Long before I started volunteering for it, I found something compelling about its beliefs, and my instinct told me it was going to be a big part of my future. But for a long time I...