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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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Australia’s co-ops and mutuals deserve recognition

Australia’s co-ops and mutuals deserve recognition

By on November 17, 2014 in Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

As the 2014 G20 Leaders’ Summit wound up over the weekend the final communique outlined a range of goals. These encompassed enhancing economic growth, reducing unemployment and poverty, boosting trade and investment, and tackling climate change. Outlined in the communique were calls for the strengthening of global food security and the raising of productivity to […]




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Co-operatives prominent in Agricultural Competitiveness Paper

Co-operatives prominent in Agricultural Competitiveness Paper

By on October 21, 2014 in Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

The Government’s Green Paper on competitiveness in agriculture released yesterday calls for a better deal for farmers, suggesting more farmer-owned co-operatives could play a key role especially in the way that supermarkets negotiate prices. The green paper, which cites the BCCM’s submission to the inquiry as well as the submissons of BCCM Members, says co-operatives […]




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BCCM features in draft competition review

BCCM features in draft competition review

By on October 20, 2014 in Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

The draft report into competition policy (Harper Review) has provided further evidence that by working together as a broad based mutual sector, the co-operative and mutual sector can have an impact on policy discourse with significant implications for the sector in terms of new markets and opportunities. Citing the findings of the BCCM’s White Paper […]




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