GRIST 2019

Jasiri Australia

Uses self-defence training to address the confidence crisis and prevent gender based violence. We aim to collect women’s stories and turn them into data and policies for businesses, schools and governments to use to transform community spaces making it safer for women to exist.

U-Shape

Developing a board game that uses creativity to enhance empathy for people with a range of disabilities.

Funhouse Studio

Funhouse is a unique venture that merges two ideas – to have a thriving, multi- purpose arts & entertainment venue that adopts the ethos of a co-working facility, where paying members help shape a quarterly program each year filled with classes, workshops, exhibitions, projects & performance opportunities for the community at large.

The Climate Factory

The Community Climate Forest initiative will store carbon, cool the local environment and be planted and maintained by the community. This will be a grass-roots activity which helps solve inaction of climate change at the Federal level. It will provide green jobs, educate students on the value of forests and the amounts of carbon they capture and importantly give people hope for the future.

Cooma Multicultural Centre

The MAGIC Tea Room will be a social enterprise retail hospitality venture to support the work of the Cooma Multicultural Centre (CMC) and to celebrate the diversity of Chai!

Women Get it Done

Quality Gardening and ‘handywoman’ services delivered by and for the post-crisis support of women with lived experience of domestic violence, addiction and justice system involvement.

Kippax Uniting Care

Following the success of its MowerShed venture, the Kippax team are exploring opportunities for a new enterprise in a related area.

Accountability Matters

A consultancy services that work with government and business to create a reciprocal accountability culture that addresses and reduces men’s use of violence in intimate, domestic & family settings.

Magic Electricity Box

Magic Electricity Box is a music publishing social enterprise. We make songs that change the world. Our impact mission equips and empowers emerging songwriters who are culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD), Indigenous, LGBTQI and from under-represented women’s groups.

Healthier Choices Canberra

Wholesale food and beverage retailer committed to the developed tasty, healthy and locally sourced options for school and sporting canteens and other small hospitality businesses that struggle to stock healthy options.

Ghetto Media

Digital media agency focused on the development of compelling video content.  They are committed to providing supportive employment for creatives who experience a range of psycho-social disabilities.

Previous Mill House Cohorts

REFINE 2018