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All aboard for coffee with a conscience at youth charity’s station cafe

Don’t underestimate Melburnians’ thirst for coffee, says the managing director of a charity when asked how its new cafe will survive alongside the city’s gazillion other caffeine purveyors.

This venue has a few quirky selling points. It will be based in the Middle Park light rail station building, which has been vacant for three years after a fire. And apart from a caffeine buzz, customers will get the satisfaction of supporting disadvantaged young people.

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Society Melbourne – ANZ & The University of Melbourne

Ralph, 20, was just 16 when he arrived in Australia as a Filipino-Spanish migrant. After experiencing long periods of unemployment and financial instability, he eventually found himself homeless. It was thanks to an opportunity with social enterprise Society Melbourne...

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The food empire solving youth homelessness

Society Melbourne and their socially conscious hospitality empire have come a long way. Five years on from their first venture, they’ve changed up the way they do business to empower more young people experiencing homelessness than ever before, writes Maggie Coggan in...

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How your morning coffee can help end youth homelessness

Around 28,000 young Australians don’t have a safe place to sleep at night. But the team at social enterprise and Bank Australia customer Society Melbourne are changing that, by creating a hospitality training and development program as a pathway out of homelessness....

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