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Designing a Melbourne Assembly of the Commons

Designing a Melbourne Assembly of the Commons | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Over the past several years a number of calls have been made to develop better coordination and advocacy for promoting and building a commons economy and cities as commons. A few years ago David Ronfeldt put out a proposal to create "Chambers of Commons" which would be commons based business coalitions / networks similar to…
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Will Australia be caught short as politicians sacrifice the national interest to stay in power?

Will Australia be caught short as politicians sacrifice the national interest to stay in power? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In the upcoming Quarterly Essay, George Megalogenis argues that unless the Turnbull government acts, Australia risks becoming globalisation's next and most ...
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Australia is in the vanguard of blockchain’s march to market - FT.com

Australia is in the vanguard of blockchain’s march to market - FT.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Australia is set to become the test case for an attempt by custodians of the world’s financial data to apply emerging blockchain technology to markets.

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My 2016 Life Experiment: Can I Thrive Living Exclusively on the Sharing Economy?

My 2016 Life Experiment: Can I Thrive Living Exclusively on the Sharing Economy? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In September last year, I spent a month seeing if I could survive in the sharing economy in London. It was hard. However, one of the reasons it was so hard was I was traveling. I only had a backpack and laptop with me, so I could not leverage the two profitable areas of the sharing economy -- stuff and space.
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Bill Shorten unveils Labor’s plans for sharing economy

Bill Shorten unveils Labor’s plans for sharing economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has unveiled Labor’s plans to regulate and grow Australia’s sharing economy, including controversial services like Uber.

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What I Learned in My Whirlwind Month in the Sharing Economy

What I Learned in My Whirlwind Month in the Sharing Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
My laptop perched precariously on my lap, I write this as I drive around London in a van collecting rubbish that I will be eating for dinner. As strange as this sounds, this is not the craziest thing I have done in a whirlwind month where I tested whether or not I could survive in the sharing economy.
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Pirate Party Australia Achieves 0.89% in Canning | PirateTimes

Pirate Party Australia Achieves 0.89% in Canning | PirateTimes | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Canning by-election was held on Saturday. Michelle Allen was a candidate for the Pirate Party of Australia and received 0.89%
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Australian Capital Territory Sets Target Of 100% Renewable Electricity By 2025

Australian Capital Territory Sets Target Of 100% Renewable Electricity By 2025 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Originally published on RenewEconomy. The government of the Australian Capital Territory is going where the federal politicians who march the corridors of Parliament House in the national capital f...
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Fleurieu Poultry - Adelaide's Stories of Sharing

Fleurieu Poultry - Adelaide's Stories of Sharing | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The Fleurieu Poultry Association is a co-operative that seeks to reopen a turkey processing plant at McLaren Vale, South Australia, and transform it into a worker-producer co-operative, owned and operated by employees. Share Adelaide interviewed Project Officer Rick Duke about this initiative.

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Challenges & Opportunities of a Shared Economy in Melbourne

Challenges & Opportunities of a Shared Economy in Melbourne | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
I hosted the Sharing Economy Leaders Forum on Thursday 29th May at Henley Club Melbourne.   This event brought together 25 sharing innovators to discuss the vision for Melbourne to become a Sharing City, identify common opportunities and challenges, plus facilitate introductions and networking.
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True Democracy: World’s First ‘Political App’ Blockchain Party Launches in Australia

True Democracy: World’s First ‘Political App’ Blockchain Party Launches in Australia | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Max Kaye is an Aussie with a passion for Bitcoin. He is currently working to bring a novel political party, the Neutral Voting Bloc, into existence using the bitcoin blockchain turning it into a political party of the future.
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Open Knowledge Melbourne

Open Knowledge Workshop

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015, 6:00 PM

ThoughtWorks Melbourne
Level 23, 303 Collins Street Melbourne, AU

16 open enthusiasts Attending

The weekly Open Knowledge working bee is for anyone with any skill set to get together and work on Open Data projects, to talk about Open Knowledge, work on Open Knowledge projects, learn about new and old technologies, and discuss the nature of the new world of big, and often less than private, data and what can be done to use it for positive outc...

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The weekly Open Knowledge working bee is for anyone with any skill set to get together and work on Open Data projects, to talk about Open Knowledge, work on Open Knowledge projects, learn about new an...
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Pro & Con: Sharing economy user experience | Move Australia

Pro & Con: Sharing economy user experience | Move Australia | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Could peer-to-peer suppliers boost business traveller satisfaction?
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Australian Aborigines Were Sophisticated Farmers and Land Managers

Australian Aborigines Were Sophisticated Farmers and Land Managers | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Mounting evidence suggests Australian Aborigines were not primitives but sophisticated cultivators and land managers.
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Sentrifarm - open hardware telemetry system for Australian farming conditions

Andrew McDonnell https://linux.conf.au/schedule/30041/view_talk My friend is a farmer, who has various problems. Is it too dangerous to reap today?

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Open government data could add AU$25b to economy | ZDNet

Open government data could add AU$25b to economy | ZDNet | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The government has reported back on its open data policy, saying it could add between AU$500 million and AU$25 billion to the Australian economy.
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Sharing Cities: Why Ownership, Governance and The Commons Matter More Than Ever

Sharing Cities: Why Ownership, Governance and The Commons Matter More Than Ever | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Ballarat St permanent park providing green space for the people of Yarraville (Melbourne).
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Coles and Woolworths take sharing economy mainstream

Coles and Woolworths take sharing economy mainstream | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

AUSTRALIANS can now give each other the gift of time, literally.

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Australia Lags Behind in Share Economy Revolution - Huffington Post Australia

Australia Lags Behind in Share Economy Revolution - Huffington Post Australia | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
International 'Thought Leader' Rachel Botsman warns Australia is being left behind in the grab for the Share Economy.
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Canning by-election campaign by Pirate Party Australia

Canning by-election campaign by Pirate Party Australia | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Help us raise at least $3,000 for the Pirate Party campaign in the Canning by-election.
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Steve Keen on private debt and Australia and BitCoin as an enduring platform.

WATCH Steve Keen is a well-known economist who is considered one of the leading critics of mainstream economics' treatment of debt and money.
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Melbourne citizens' jury success offers fresh hope for democratic renewal

Melbourne citizens' jury success offers fresh hope for democratic renewal | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The City of Melbourne’s recent experiment asking citizens to develop a 10-year financial plan is being hailed as a success by those working in the deliberative democracy space. Now one councillor is looking to see what other issues could be addressed with the method. Sunday Extra reports.
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Open Knowledge Melbourne

GovHack: Meet the data owners

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015, 6:00 PM

Yarra room, Melbourne Town Hall
90-120 Swanston Street Melbourne, AU

40 open enthusiasts Attending

What's on: This week we'll be introducing potential GovHack participants to the owners and custodians of the data that will be available for use in projects. Each owner or custodian will give a brief overview of the data they're making available, and after the presentations are done, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions of the ow...

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Electoral Commission confirms Pirate Party to remain registered

Electoral Commission confirms Pirate Party to remain registered | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Pirate Party is pleased to announce that it has successfully passed a review of its eligibility to remain a registered political party in Australia A delegate of the Australian Electoral Commissio...
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Taxi vs. Uber war intensifies in Australia after damning review

Taxi vs. Uber war intensifies in Australia after damning review | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The battle between ridesharing app Uber and the taxi industry in Australia has heated up again, with each side hoping the government will save them

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