The voice of Australian Cooperatives & Mutuals

Co-operative Farming

The Co-operative Farming Program future proofs Aussie farmers, fishers and foresters. View our online course, Capital Builder, Blueprint, podcast and new ABC documentary.

National Mutual Economy

The 2021 National Mutual Economy (NME) Report measures the size and the performance of the Australian co-operative and mutual sector.

Capital Partners Project

Our Capital Partners Project is helping mutuals to determine how best to raise capital and grow their business. All BCCM members are eligible to take part in this exciting new program.

The Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) is Australia’s only peak body for co-operatives and mutuals across all industries. BCCM works to increase awareness of these businesses and their important contribution to the national economy and community development of Australia.

Co-ops feature in ABC documentary

Fightback Farmers: Feeding Australia Together is a new ABC documentary featuring local heroes showing why co-operative farming could be a solution for modern agriculture and its communities.

Watch Fightback Farmers: Feeding Australia Together on ABC on 15 June 2021, 9.30pm AEST and then available on ABC iview.

BCCM News & Media

Co-operation key to small business success

The Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) welcomed the announcement of changes to the Franchising Code this week responding to its call to clarify the difference between a co-operative buying and marketing group and a traditional franchise.

Latest Resources and Research


We’re taking action on COVID-19 (Coronavirus), making sure that the interests of co-operatives and mutuals continue to be represented in a challenging business landscape.



Mutual Value Measurement (MVM) is a framework for measuring the value we create, that aligns with our values, developed by the BCCM, researchers at Monash University, our members and the CME sector.


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