Constitution Amendments (cont.)

(continued from the March GM Constitutional amendment round of voting) By Simon Cole, Chair. The General Meeting on 17 of March was a good learning experience. Successful amendments were noted in the April NewsLETS, along with some that weren’t. Since then,...

Terms & Conditions proposed updates

After extensive research of other community exchanges’ terms and conditions online, the Management Support Team now offers members the biggest overhaul for a long time. These changes are designed to prepare our organisation for a future of much larger numbers of...

LETS ― a form of complementary superannuation

By Paul Wildman LETS as part of super? You have to be kidding! Some years back I asked our accountant if he was retiring, as I had; we are similar ages. “I’m not retiring! That means doing nothing,” was his response. Well, there you go. Captured by one definition of...

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...