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Interview on co-operatives with ABC’s RN Breakfast

Interview on co-operatives with ABC’s RN Breakfast

By on July 16, 2015 in BCCM in the News, Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

In an interview with ABC’s RN Breakfast on 15 July, BCCM CEO Melina Morrison, discusses the recent $14 million in funding allocated to help farmers form co-operatives, as a key measure in the White Paper on Agricultural Competitiveness. The funding will go towards a two-year pilot programme to provide farmers with knowledge and materials on co-operatives, collective bargaining […]

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It’s time for Newcastle Jets fans to show their love

It’s time for Newcastle Jets fans to show their love

By on May 22, 2015 in BCCM in the News, Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

This week the Newcastle Jets lost their A-League licence following a tumultuous period of ownership which has seen them now face voluntary administration, $2.7 million in debts and a very uncertain future. Writing in the Newcastle Herald, Dave Boyle, calls for a different approach in club ownership in Australia – fan ownership. Across the world, and […]

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AFR: Royal mail adviser says split Australia Post

AFR: Royal mail adviser says split Australia Post

By on March 13, 2014 in BCCM in the News, Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

Peter Hunt appeared in the Australian Financial Review, March 18, speaking on the mutualisation of UK Post Office and the implications for Australia Post. “You can maintain the social purpose of the business which is the post offices, the bit that people get really hot under the collar about because they want their rural office […]

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AUDIO: Peter Hunt speaks to Radio National Breakfast

AUDIO: Peter Hunt speaks to Radio National Breakfast

By on March 13, 2014 in BCCM in the News, Editor's Pick, News

Peter Hunt was featured on Radio National this morning, 13 March, discussing the mutualisation option for large scale public assets. Listen to Peter’s interview segment on the Radio National website, Should Australia Post become a mutual?, 13 March

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Peter Hunt on Money News with Ross Greenwood

Peter Hunt on Money News with Ross Greenwood

By on March 12, 2014 in BCCM in the News, Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

Peter Hunt has spoken on 2GB show Money News with Ross Greenwood, Tuesday March 11. You can listen to the show on the 2GB website – Peter’s interview begins at 36:30.

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Public Service Mutuals National Tour, Press Alert

By on March 11, 2014 in BCCM in the News, News with 0 Comments

Transforming the Delivery of Public Services – Public Service Mutuals National Tour Guest Speaker: Peter Hunt, CEO, Mutuo (UK) Peter Hunt is an advisor to UK Prime Minister David Cameron on the largest conversion of a public asset to a mutual, Post Office Ltd. The 1 billion pound business will be owned and managed by […]

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‘New laws a ‘watershed’ for co-operatives’ on ABC Radio

‘New laws a ‘watershed’ for co-operatives’ on ABC Radio

By on March 6, 2014 in BCCM in the News, Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

New national laws launched this week are expected to make co-operatives a more attractive business model. BCCM CEO Melina Morrison was interviewed by ABC Radio Hobart on what the laws mean for the co-operative sector in Australia. You can listen to the interview at ABC Rural, New laws a ‘watershed’ for co-operatives, March 5

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New national voice for co-ops

New national voice for co-ops

By on August 10, 2013 in BCCM in the News

After nearly three years of industry consultation, the major legacy goal of the 2012 International Year of Co-operatives, the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals, is a reality.

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Chinese-Australian co-operative links forged in ag-sector

By on August 10, 2013 in BCCM in the News

Australian agricultural co-ops recently hosted a Chinese trade and research delegation under the Australia-China Agricultural Cooperation Agreement.

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New national voice for co-ops

New national voice for co-ops

By on August 7, 2013 in BCCM in the News

A new body is set to provide representation of cooperative and mutual businesses at a national level, with the launch of the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) in Melbourne last week.

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