History Jnana 2010 - 2015

2015

March

Version 3.0 of Timebanking system launched.

January

Version 2.0 of the new participatory democracy system launched.

Great article about Karel, People Decide and participatory democracy in Westender http://westender.com.au/know-candidate-karel-boele-qldvotes2015/.

2014

November

People Decide decides to run two independent candidates in the 2015 QLD State Election.

September

Jnana attends the international volunteering conference in the Gold Coast, QLD.

August

Jnana attends the national LETS conference in the Central Coast, NSW. 

April

New Timebanking software launched.

February

Karel Boele, Director and Tim Jenkin working in South Africa on Timebanking project.

Karel ran as a independent on the People Decide platform in the Griffith by-election.

January

Mobile app for EcoDirectory Australia launched.

Jnana holds fourth international complementary currency and Timebanking exchange scoping and planning study meeting.

2013

December

Jnana completes international complementary currency and timebanking exchange investigative study financial sustainability report.

November

Jnana signed an agreement with the Department of Education and Communities, NSW Government, to develop new leading-edge timebanking software to be used by communities in Australia and New Zealand.

People Decide, a new grass-roots participatory democracy party, set up to allow voters to vote in real-time on laws in parliament through their smartphone or computer.

National Community Currency Conference 2013, Tasmania, Australia.

October

Hour Exchange Mosman Park, mosmanparkhourexchange.com.au, launched.

September

Karel is part of an intertrading working group to develop an intertrading protocol and API for community currency networks, the paper the group authored has been published by the P2P Foundation.

Karel attends meetings in France and Germany to determine inter-trading protocols for complementary currency systems.

August

Jnana completes international complementary currency and timebanking exchange investigative study main report.

Jnana commences timebanking project with Town of Mosman Park, Perth. Funding from Government of Western Australia.

July

Jnana launches iPhone and Android apps for timebanking.com.au.

Jnana commences development of a participatory democracy model and software.

June

Karel attends the 2nd International Conference on Community and Complementary Currency Systems, The Hague, The Netherlands.

April

Senator Online launches its new website. Karel, Director, Jnana Australia is SOL campaign director and a SOL candidate.

March

Jnana hands over the first affiliate of its e-exchange software to Vegan Australia.

Karel commences assisting Senator Online (SOL) campaign to elect Members and Senators to the Australian Federal Parliament who vote on bills in parliament according to a online majority vote by the public.

February

Jnana commences an international complementary currency and timebanking exchange scoping and planning study chaired by Bernard Lietaer.

2012

November

The Timebanking trial for NSW, Australia, timebanking.com.au, an initiative funded by the NSW Government, was launched at an event at the Hunter Wetlands Centre. Jnana is providing the software and support for the trial in partnership with the Community Exchange System.

October

Jnana signs an agreement with the Office of Communities (NSW Government) to provide software and support for a timebanking trial in NSW, Australia.

March

Ethical Place launched at an event with Mitsubishi Motors and Fuji Xerox. Ethical Place is a new release and leased version of Jnana's e-exchange system.

2011

July

Karel Boele, Director, takes over ownership and management of EcoDirectory Australia Pty. Ltd.

April

Jnana advises on multiple entrepreneurial projects.

February

Karel attends the International Conference on Community and Complementary Currencies, Lyon, France.

2010

December

Jnana advises on multiple merger and acquisitions.

August

Partnership between Jnana, LETS Sydney, NSW Community Land Trust and Sustainable Sydney formed.

Participatory democracy project commenced.

July

Banking and community currency project commenced.

April

Partnership between Jnana and Eagle Corporate Advisers formed.

Partnership between Jnana and Sok Siphana and Associates, Attorneys and Legal Consultants formed.