Presidents September wrap-up

General Ahoy from Europe! During September, I’ve been visiting friends, family and colleagues in the UK, France and Germany. It’s been 15 years since I was last here; I don’t like to recklessly hop on planes just for sightseeing. Look out for my report, coming soon,...

Musings on the MEMBERSHIP JOINING PROCESS

We’ve discussed the joining fee & application process before in various places … I even suggested we need a recommendation process before, too, to screen out vagrants. Here are some musing on the joining process that BrisLETS could consider at some...

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...
Imagine If

Imagine If

Imagine, if you could go down to the local cafe and buy a coffee & salad with units.  The cafe owner sources her coffee beans from a trader in FNQ and a local market gardener in a neighboring suburb supplies the salad greens all paid with Units.  The owner is a...
Setting the cat among the pigeons:

Setting the cat among the pigeons:

Further thoughts about the unsustainability of the current model of BrisLETS, ahead of the July 2018 AGM Every member of the BrisLETS organisation has joined because they wanted to trade their goods and/or services without actually spending hard cash. It’s a lovely...