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BaseCamp profile – Samuel Purba-Barnard (Distinct Digital Marketing)

Distinct Digital Marketing helps Real Estate Agents sell an additional 2-3 properties a month through Social Media Advertising. Samuel is so passionate about the return on investment for his clients that he tracks their success as if it’s his own. Samual signed up for BaseCamp to get feedback on his ideas as well as accountability […]

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Ecotourism Workshop A Real Hit With Locals

Community members packed The Hive earlier this month to hear from experts and have their say about the future of ecotourism at the Houtman Abrolhos Islands. Attendees heard from international tourism expert, Associate Professor David Newsome who shared his knowledge about adequate protected area management and sustainable nature based tourism at seabird breeding sites.  Whilst […]

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Connecting Youths in the Coworking Community

Last week, youths from Training Alliance Group Geraldton joined Pollinators coworkers for a unique networking experience. The group undertaking an Employment Skills Course wanted to connect more with individuals in the community, and network with people they otherwise wouldn’t get the chance to meet. Around a feast of fish and chips on the Geraldton Foreshore, […]

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After Dark In Ancient Rome!

After a sell-out “Scitech After Dark” event in 2017, Scinapse brings you After Dark in Ancient Rome at the Museum of Geraldton on Thursday March 28th. Come and immerse yourself in the new Ancient Rome: The Empire that Shaped the World Touring Exhibition of incredible machines, art and technology. With artefacts, models, catapults, frescoes, armour, weapons, busts, and much more, […]

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For the love of Soil and Human Health

The following article is about one of our long-standing members, Amanda Rowland who has recently become a qualified Bodytalker. Here is her story… Amanda has been writing about regenerative agricultural practices over many years and spent a good part of 2018 investigating soil health and the microbiome. She has been visiting and working with different […]

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‘Honey Highlights’ for Pollinators in 2018

Every year is a “bizzy” one for Pollinators but as time rolls on, we seem to take on more projects, hold more events and grow our Pollinators community. There were many highlights for 2018, one being that Pollinators secured a state government and Lotterywest grant for CreativeHub amenities. CreativeHub continues to edge closer in becoming […]

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Midwest Adventure Tours – Venture Profile

What is your venture?  Midwest Adventure Tours provide visitors to Geraldton with experienced and guided tours within the town and surrounding region. Many tours are available, providing visitors with the option of exploring the history, food & produce, or the natural assets that the Midwest has to offer. We provide tours that attract visitors from […]

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Meet our new Learning Lead, Emma Jackson

Who are you? I’m an avid volunteer, scientist and roller derby player. I love to travel and push myself out of my comfort zone. What are you working on?  As Learning Lead, I will be working to create new and inspiring learning opportunities for Pollinators members and the community. From short lunchtime learnings to larger […]

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Glen Coombs – Coworker Profile

What is your venture? Glen has a good understanding of business dynamics ranging from internal control systems, operational management and accounting, then collating this information into practical management reports to drive business performance. Glen’s venture is Gabcor Trading. “GABCOR Trading, your Business Improvement Specialist is now offering affordable mobile business advisory solutions throughout the Mid-West Region.” […]

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Geraldton’s Botanical Garden gets the go-ahead!

Friends of Geraldton Gardens Inc. (FROGGs for short) recently got the go-ahead they were after to start Stage 1 of the Geraldton Botanical Gardens project. Pollinators have been supporting FROGGs on their journey to develop a Botanical Garden at Maitland Park in Geraldton’s CBD, similar to Kings Park but on a much smaller scale. Pollinators […]

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Soup Rallies in the Community Troops

On Friday the 22nd of June, CityHive was packed with members, coworkers and the general public for what was an anticipated evening… GeroSoup is an innovative event that crowdfunds support for local innovations and ideas that benefit the wider community. On the night there were four ventures pitched. Every person in the room not only […]

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Looking to Invest in the Midwest?..

Geraldton lies at the heart of a region with a diverse economy and many opportunities for agriculture, aquaculture, mining, tourism, manufacturing and infrastructure opportunities. Centrally located between Perth and Broome, in western Australia, the region has the potential to be a home for projects that build on existing strengths, as well as new and innovative enterprises. With […]

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Inspiring Words From Our Co-founder

The following blog post was retrieved from https://reflexious.com/2018/01/02/learnings-2017/ Learnings from 2017 by Andrew Outhwaite (Co-founder of Pollinators Inc) How can I best summarise learnings from the past year? Below is a distillation of some personal learnings and the audio of it being presented at Pollinators Social Member Meetup on 15th December. The guidance in the invitation […]

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Western Mulga – Venture Profile

  What is your venture? Now in our sixth year, our current venture at Western Mulga is to manage the first Aboriginal Ranger Program in partnership with the Northern Agricultural Catchments Council – NACC.   We’ll continue to foster Aboriginal engagement in the NRM sector at every opportunity from caring for local parklands to land in the outback. […]

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Geraldton Community Energy – Venture Profile

What is your venture? Geraldton Community Energy is a start-up, community based ‘profit-for-purpose’ electricity retail enterprise, driven by a focussed group of local community members, who are aiming to address a number of energy issues facing our local community. Currently, we exist as a steering committee but in November 2017, we engaged Jackson Macdonald to […]

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Bush Heritage Australia – Venture Profile

  What is your venture? Bush Heritage Australia is committed to bringing Country back to good health. We work with others to manage and enhance millions of hectares of ecologically important land across Australia. We re-build nature’s resilience as a provider of habitats, fresh water, healthy soil, plant pollination, nutrients and carbon storage to sustain […]

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