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About Us

Our Vision

As a leading social enterprise, Enable's vision is a socially, environmentally and economically connected community without disadvantage.

 

Our Mission

To tackle disadvantage and the digital divide by connecting community, environment and local economies.

 

Our Values

Connectedness  

We collaborate effectively to tackle disadvantage through creating social and environmental value and fostering economic development with the broader communities.

Challenging

We are innovative, adaptable and able to lead and create new models for sustainable social enterprises and service excellence.

 

Passionate

We proudly and relentlessly encourage and support communities and individuals who are disadvantaged, disconnected from the labour market and experience digital and economic exclusion.

 

Inspire

We enable collective and individual social, economic and environmental impact through our upbeat, imaginative and motivating ways.

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Issues We Are Tackling

The impact of not having access to employment and training can be debilitating. Unemployment is a major reason for poverty and poverty is the major cause of housing stress and homelessness.

We have assisted

1,105

disadvantaged people 
to improve employability and employment prospects

We have diverted

327.06

tonnes of decommissioned IT assets for 289+ customers for reuse or accredited e-waste recycling 

We have distributed

750+

Affordable refurbished devices through 87+ community partners for those most in need

We have supported

14,556

volunteer hours for businesses and general public to get involved with connecting communities

Impact to Date
Meet The Team

Our Enablers

Meet the team.

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Jeremy Johnson

Chairperson

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Julie McKay

Founder & Managing Director

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Bernadette O'Connor

Director

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Gurmukh Singh

Lead Tech / Operations Co-ordinator

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Simon Scrase

Director

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Jack Wenlock

Company Secretary

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Warrick Louey

Director

Our Supporters

Funding Partners

Enable does not receive any form of government employment, community or training service provider funding. Our funding partners are integral to support and deliver key projects creating social, environmental, and local economic (jobs) impact and include grants from philanthropic and corporate donations.
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Auslaser Business Solutions

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Lord Mayors Charitable Foundation

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Bank of Melbourne Foundation

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Bennalong Foundation

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Paul Ramsay Foundation

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Jack Brockhoff Foundation

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Sisters of Charity Foundation

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Helen Macpherson Smith Trust

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CSL Behring

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Australian Communities Foundation

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Westpac Foundation

Giving Partners

Giving Partners include organisations providing Enable with low/pro bono services to support the delivery of social, environmental, and local economic (jobs) impact.
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Yarra Trams Community Partnership Program

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EmbroidMe Moonee Valley

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SEIVA Accountants

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Haymes Paint Craigieburn

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BeMorr Designs

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Justice Connect

"The inspiration behind Enable is the belief in the sheer power of social enterprise to drive social inclusion and economic participation for highly disadvantaged jobseekers, often with life-changing results."

 

- Founder Julie McKay.

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