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The lessons from AMP’s origins

BCCM CEO Melina Morrison was interviewed for the Leadership section of The Australian Financial Review by Deputy Editor of AFR BOSS Magazine, Patrick Durkin. In the interview, Melina is quoted as saying, "When AMP was a mutual, its single purpose was to benefit the...

Calls to strengthen the Co-Operative and Mutuals Sector

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...

Newcastle Knights: BCCM chief backs fan ownership model

The Newcastle Knights may follow international sporting heavyweights including FC Barcelona and the Green Bay Packers in moving to a fan ownership model. Under a proposal called Our Knights, One Chance, 40,000 shares of $500 would be offered to fans and businesses....

Uneven playing field for co-ops highlighted on RN Breakfast

There are many examples of communities turning to their own pooled resources to fill the gaps that governments neglect. More often, communities are now turning to the co-operative mutual model of enterprise to ensure their communities have the access to various...

Not for profits encouraged towards a co-operative solution

Australian not for profits should consider the formation of enterprise co-operatives as a viable alternative to the more difficult process of mergers. With the not for profit sector being encouraged to consider mergers as an efficiency measure to supposedly reduce...

Interview on co-operatives with ABC’s RN Breakfast

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...

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