It appears that some private corporations see a market opportunity in helping to address, and maybe even solve, wicked problems like homelessness and domestic violence. Is that ok? Does it matter? If it does what is to be done to create a different future?
There are number of areas of public life in Australia where private companies get involved in meeting people’s needs in a way that helps the whole community. An example is in the housing market where companies build much needed housing. But is it always in the right place, at the right price, and meeting the needs of vulnerable people in society?
This podcast is partly based on an earlier blog here.