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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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Murray Goulburn debate down to markets not business structure

Murray Goulburn debate down to markets not business structure

By on July 20, 2016 in BCCM in the News, Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

THE reporting of Murray Goulburn’s troubles has become an impenetrable fog of fact, fiction and opinion. What started as a sharp reduction in farmgate prices for the co-operative’s dairy farmer suppliers has snowballed into an ASIC investigation, a class action brought by plaintiff law firm Slater and Gordon, and a general attack on co-operatives and […]




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Murray Goulburn sets its sights on Asian market

By on April 16, 2015 in Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

Murray Goulburn, a BCCM member, has announced plans to hold a meeting where members will have the opportunity to vote on a capital restructure proposal that includes listing a unit trust on the Australian Securities Exchange. This follows interest by the co-operative to enter the growing Asian market and increased investor appetite for a dairy business on Asia’s […]




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NSW dairy co-operative steps up domestic presence

NSW dairy co-operative steps up domestic presence

By on February 3, 2015 in Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

NSW dairy co-operative Norco has stepped up its presence in the domestic market following groundbreaking moves into China last year. Flagging significant expansions in Sydney, Chair Greg McNamara said the co-op was “receiving a lot of requests for Norco milk in Sydney based on the fact we are an Australian farmer-owned company.” Mr McNamara, speaking […]




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Murray Goulburn and the changing dairy landscape

Murray Goulburn and the changing dairy landscape

By on August 13, 2014 in Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

Murray Goulburn and the changing Australian dairy industry have been featured in an editorial in BusinessDay: Murray Goulburn tackles changing dairy landscape, 3 August 2014 The piece focusses on issues of competition, highlighted by Murray Goulburn’s bid for Warnambool Cheese and Butter in 2013, which has prompted debate on competition law. Murray Goulburn boss Gary […]




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Murray Goulburn announces $127 million modernisation program

Murray Goulburn announces $127 million modernisation program

By on May 7, 2014 in Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited (Devondale Murray Goulburn) today announced three new capital projects worth a combined $127 million. The projects will be located at the company’s existing sites in Victoria and Tasmania and will be delivered over the next 12 to 18 months. Devondale Murray Goulburn Managing Director, Gary Helou said this announcement was […]




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