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New Membership Options And Even More Affordable Coworking

Pollinators has made changes to its services and pricing that will benefit members and enable the organisations sustainability. These changes are aligned with: Pollinators 2015-2020 Strategy, especially regarding catering for a diversity of needs, ensuring core services are financially sustainable and adding more options for digital delivery and participation from other regions in WA. Independent and in-house evaluations and surveys, especially the […]

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Pia Lanzinger – collaborative art and social games

Pia Lanzinger creates socially-engaged art with places and communities, or in her words “focuses on collaborative projects in public spaces that attempt to notice the breaks and inconsistencies in the conditions of daily existence, and enable communicative experimentation.“   Thanks to Spaced 2, Western Australian Museum, City of Greater Geraldton, Pia will be working on “Geraldton […]

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Paul, Andrea, Lynette at Flock Celebration

Flock peer mentoring program flies to new heights

Fifteen local organisations have just celebrated completion of the Flock program, run by Pollinators Inc and seed-funded by the City of Greater Geraldton. This innovative and unique program proved a new approach that enables innovators and entrepreneurs to ‘fly further, faster, together’. The program is a fantastic example of how collaboration can contribute to the development of individual enterprises and community groups, all […]

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Digital Enterprise Program Taster Sessions

Join us for the free “Taster” training sessions of our Digital Enterprise program.

This lunchtime session includes a free lunch thanks to Pollinators Inc and the Department of Communications

The ‘Taster’ sessions will include:

  • Conversations and networking with others who see the potential in greater use of digital technologies
  • An overview of the opportunities for you to benefit from the Digital Enterprise training by attending yourself and encouraging peers, colleagues, and contacts to attend future sessions
  • Outline the topics and training options we’re going to offer, including 26 group training sessions and 115 individual mentoring sessions,
  • Offer 2 * 20-minute FREE ‘taster’ training sessions with our Digital Trainers,
  • Share details of upcoming events for your calendar or to share with your contacts.

Taster sessions will include:

  • Digital? What’s in it for me? with Jackie Gill
  • Marketing Matters with Katarina Smelikova
  • Get Paid Online with Summer Pirrottina
  • Introduction to WordPress with Benjamin Horn

 

All are welcome, and this “Taster” event will be particularly relevant to those who want to participate in future training:

  • Medium-sized business managers and administrators
  • Small and micro business owners
  • NFP and charity managers and staff
  • Community group commitee members and volunteers

Further details of the program launch and ‘taster’ sessions are our Digital Training pages.

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Digital Enterprise Program Launch

Join us for the launch of free Digital Enterprise Training for Greater Geraldton.

Drinks, food and fascinating content are all free-of-charge thanks to Pollinators Inc and the Department of Communications

At the launch we will:

  • Enjoy drinks and networking with others who see the potential in greater use of digital technologies.
  • Highlight opportunities for you to benefit from the Digital Enterprise training by attending yourself, training staff or referring your customers or members to attend.
  • Outline the topics and training options we’re going to offer, including 26 group training sessions and 115 individual mentoring sessions.
  • Introduce you to some of our trainers and the topics they’ll be covering.
  • Share details of upcoming events for your calendar or to share with your contacts.

 

All are welcome, and this launch event will be particularly relevant to those that may want to refer people to the training, for example.

  • IT Professionals
  • Web developers
  • Business leaders
  • NFP and Community Group Board members and executives
  • Staff in local, state or Federal government agencies

Further details of the program launch and ‘taster’ sessions are our Digital Training pages.

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Redevelopment Incentives Scheme

Pollinators submission to CGG re: CBD incentives

Below are details of a written submission to the City of Greater Geraldton as feedback on their draft “CBD redevelopment and revitalisation scheme” presented at March Council meeting: http://www.cgg.wa.gov.au/meeting/ordinary-meeting-council-25-march-2014-mullewa-130pm Below is: A brief explanation of why Pollinators is involved, Links to related documents, Our submission and CGG’s response. Your feedback on any or all of this is most welcome! […]

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Flock community stream

Flock — flying further, faster, together

Pollinators, supported by the City of Greater Geraldton, are excited to launch Flock – an innovative peer mentoring program. Participants came together last week for the opening session where they learned about the principles, action-learning approach and collaborated on prioritising the topics they wanted to focus on during the program. Flock has been designed to help be outstanding […]

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We Love Local Panel Discussion

We Love Local? Report on the panel discussion

An incredible amount of discovery and learning can happen in an hour, when talking with well-informed professionals who care. Tuesday’s online panel explored the benefits, definitions, strategies and policies of buying and eating ‘local’. This post is a short report on some of the outcomes from the ‘We Love Local?’ panel discussion from Tuesday 11th March.  The […]

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A SINGLE idea to help Council build a better Geraldton

UPDATE 13th November 2013: Since posting this letter City of Greater Geraldton staff, CEO and Mayor have all responded to this letter and addressed many of the concerns. The Council responses are thorough explanations of this participatory budgeting process, and how past consultations and strategies feed into it. If you are reading this blog and […]

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