Vale Liz Stanhope

Member #0138, joined in 1991, Active 28 yrs. Liz lived her vision of BrisLETS – contributing from her life experience, enhancing her circumstances using goods and services from LETS, recycling and repurposing, added value to all she did to enhance the value for...

November Trading Day

This month we will be paying tribute to the ongoing contribution of Liz Stanhope over the last 28 years. This month also is the anniversary of Alison’s passing. Over a shared lunch, we will reflect on what these ladies did that supported the LETS Vision, and how...
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...

How LETS units relate to politics and money

To put our unhappy present-day politics of money into perspective, let’s go back about 2500 years to the time of the ancient Greek philosopher and scientist Aristotle. Then let’s distinguish between the social and natural resources economies (oikonomia), and the money...
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...