THE LATEST CO-OPERATIVE AND MUTUAL NEWS, AUSTRALIA-WIDE
The BCCM works to focus media and political attention on Australia’s co-operative and mutual sector so its economic and social benefits are part of the national conversation. Browse BCCM’s media releases below.
The Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals has today warmly welcomed the publication of draft legislation that will begin the process of modernising the Federal law for mutual businesses.
Today’s IbisWorld Index of the nation’s top 500 privately owned companies reveals the resilience of the co-operative and mutual model, with two out of the top 10 being owned by members, says BCCM CEO Melina Morrison.
The BCCM today welcomed the announcement that the Senator the Hon. Zed Seselja will take on responsibility for the mutual sector within his portfolio of Assistant Minister for Treasury and Finance.
On 7 July 2018, co-operatives and mutuals around Australia and the globe will celebrate the International Day of Co-operatives.
NSW Deputy Premier The Hon. John Barilaro MP launched The Global History of Co-operative Business last night, offering praise and support for co-operatives from the NSW National Party
BCCM has developed two new applications to its reg-tech constitution builder, so would-be co-ops can create correct legal governance structures for the three financial models used by co-ops.
The Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) has partnered with global Platform Coop Consortia so Australian workers can participate fairly in the new digitally enabled economy.
The Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals throws its support behind United for Macarthur’s bid to be the next A-League football team.
The Government has announced $20 million in funding to allow businesses of any types to form ‘clusters’ to access larger markets including export markets.
The BCCM is pleased to note the ongoing commitment to the co-operative and mutual sector by the government, demonstrated in this year’s federal budget.
The Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals predicts South Australia’s reputation for innovation and entrepreneurship will only increase under the new Liberal Government and Premier Steven Marshall. “South Australia has a proud history of independently minded...
Business Council of Cooperatives and Mutuals CEO Melina Morrison today congratulated new Nationals leader Michael McCormack. “Mr McCormack is a champion of regional Australia and has spoken in the past about the importance of small banks in regional communities,” said...