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Member-owned firms clean up in top 10 list

Member-owned firms clean up in top 10 list

By on September 8, 2017 in Editor's Pick, Media Releases with 0 Comments

4 in 10 of Australia’s largest private firms by revenue are member-owned, including: The largest private firm based in Western Australia: CBH group (ranked 3rd overall) The second largest NSW private company: HCF (6th) The third largest in Victoria: Devondale Murray Goulburn (7th) The third largest in Queensland: Queensland Sugar (10th) These 4 entities alone […]

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BCCM members prominent in Mozo Expert Choice Awards

BCCM members prominent in Mozo Expert Choice Awards

By on September 5, 2017 in Editor's Pick with 0 Comments

BCCM members Bank Australia, Qudos Bank and Police Bank have been recognised for their strong performance in the Mozo Experts Choice Awards. Bank Australia was awarded Australia’s Best Bank, while Qudos Bank and Police Bank were awarded for Outstanding Performance. The results demonstrate the customer focus and competitive product offering and services of mutual banks […]

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BCCM hails Senate probe’s call to cut regulation for co-ops in dairy

BCCM hails Senate probe’s call to cut regulation for co-ops in dairy

By on September 1, 2017 in Editor's Pick, Media Releases with 0 Comments

Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals CEO Melina Morrison today welcomed moves by the government to facilitate the establishment of new co-operatives in the dairy industry. “Cutting red tape will be a huge boost to the dairy industry, and hopefully will show the way forward to the broader economy,” said Ms Morrison, head of the […]

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Degotardi to step down as COBA CEO

Degotardi to step down as COBA CEO

By on August 11, 2017 in Editor's Pick with 0 Comments

The board of BCCM member the Customer Owned Banking Association (COBA) has announced the resignation of CEO Mark Degotardi. “It has been my privilege to serve as COBA’s CEO. Customer owned banking stands out as the strong, ethical, consumer-focused alternative in retail banking and it has been an absolute pleasure to advocate on behalf of […]

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CBH announces appointment of new CEO

CBH announces appointment of new CEO

By on August 10, 2017 in Editor's Pick with 0 Comments

BCCM Member CBH Group has announced the appointment of Jimmy Wilson as its new Chief Executive Officer starting late in 2017. CBH Chairman Wally Newman said “the Board was seeking a candidate that would drive and shape the next phase of development for our growers’ supply chain, ensuring the organisation is fit to match the […]

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CEHL Screening of “A New Economy”

CEHL Screening of “A New Economy”

By on August 7, 2017 in Editor's Pick with 0 Comments

Common Equity Housing Limited would like to invite you to attend a screening of “A New Economy” followed by a panel discussion. What if working together for the good of all was the most common business model? Watch, as several organizations strive towards building a more cooperative future. By putting humanity before the bottom line, they […]

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Supporting Independent Living Co-operative shows the way forward for NDIS

Supporting Independent Living Co-operative shows the way forward for NDIS

By on July 28, 2017 in Editor's Pick with 0 Comments

The Supporting Independent Living Co-operative (SILC) is now a registered NDIS provider in New South Wales. The registration is a significant milestone for SILC, which will now be able to provide specialist NDIS supports to its members, for example exploring housing options, preparing rosters and employment of staff in a family-governed home. SILC CEO Jo Battersby said “This […]

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Yves Morieux: “Complicatedness exacts a heavy price”

Yves Morieux: “Complicatedness exacts a heavy price”

By on July 19, 2017 in Editor's Pick with 0 Comments

Over the coming weeks we will share insights into the speakers we have lined up for the 2017 BCCM Leaders’ Summit to be held at the Stamford Plaza in Brisbane on Friday 10 November. There are just 100 tickets for the annual Summit and Industry Dinner. Book early to avoid disappointment and for great early bird rates. Who Yves […]

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Western Australian grain growers break into Asian beer market

Western Australian grain growers break into Asian beer market

By on July 5, 2017 in Editor's Pick with 0 Comments

The CBH Group has joined Interflour Group in celebrating the opening of the US$70 million Intermalt facility in Vietnam providing Western Australian grain growers with direct access to the Asian beer market. CBH Chairman Wally Newman and Chief Executive Officer Andy Crane attended the ceremony together with directors and senior leaders including Interflour Group Managing […]

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Calls to strengthen the Co-Operative and Mutuals Sector

Calls to strengthen the Co-Operative and Mutuals Sector

By on July 5, 2017 in BCCM in the News, Editor's Pick with 0 Comments

Australia’s peak body for co-operative and mutual models of enterprise is calling for Australians to get behind the push to “humanise capitalism”. In light of the UN International Day of Cooperatives on Saturday, Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) joined other co-op bodies around the world in advocating for a more people-centred economy. BCCM CEO […]

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