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Australia’s first employee-led mutual a user-oriented alternative to privatisation

Australia’s first employee-led mutual a user-oriented alternative to privatisation

By on February 12, 2018 in Editor's Pick, Media Releases, News with 0 Comments

An employee-led non-profit mutual will deliver early childhood intervention services for South Australia under the NDIS




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Mutuals can help address the problems of an ageing population

Mutuals can help address the problems of an ageing population

By on January 8, 2016 in Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

Australian Unity chief executive Rohan Mead says the mutuals sector must be allowed to play a more central role in the delivery of social infrastructure necessary to help address the problems of an ageing population. In a interview with The Australian, Mr Mead pointed to Australia’s rapidly growing ageing population and the need for more […]




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‘Third way’ for government services wins Kevin Andrews’ approval

‘Third way’ for government services wins Kevin Andrews’ approval

By on September 5, 2014 in Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

The launch of the Public Service Mutuals White Paper was featured in the Sydney Morning Herald, and syndicated nationally. Public servants should form their own co-operatives and bid for the right to provide government health, education, welfare and even emergency services, according to a new report that has won the backing of the Abbott government. […]




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Kevin Andrews MP opens ‘Making it Mutual’ workshop

Kevin Andrews MP opens ‘Making it Mutual’ workshop

By on March 18, 2014 in Editor's Pick, News with 0 Comments

Kevin Andrews MP, Minister for Social Services, this week opened the Making it Mutual workshop at the National Press Club, Canberra. You can read a transcript of the full speech on the Minister’s website. “That’s why The Role of Co-operatives in Delivering Australian Public Services published by the BCCM last November is such an interesting […]




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