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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...

How can we create abundant trading days?

Music lifts the soul and creates the atmosphere. Even if you don’t think you are very good but love putting smiles on peoples faces and getting their toes tapping, we would love you to come along to the trading days. It’s not a performance, you don’t...

October Trading Day

We had spirited trading, with new members and long time members returning. Marg was kindly modelling new member Sarah’s natural handmade range. Michael started his regular Tai Chi workshops which we enjoyed, and will increase our fitness with his ongoing sessions each...

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,...

Members hiding gems

By Liz Stanhope Brisbane LETs has many members offering a host of useful goods and services … … only no one knows about them. Nor do these members know what’s happening, or why. Here’s how it works When you list an item that you offer, you have a choice of it...

Trading Day in review – September 2019

By Jessie Scott Our monthly Trading Day started with Step 1 of the Visioning process, lead by Lillian Geddes. Chris from Russell Island, made a special effort to be there, to support the establishment of a Bay Island sub area. We shared delicious food and learnt more...

Taking stock ― where BrisLETS stands in the Aussie mix

BrisLETS, or Brisbane Community Exchange, has been trading continuously for more than 30 years. Over the past three years, a few of us who joined more recently have taken up the baton and brought some new life to the group. We are gearing up for promotional activities...

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...