The Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) is the peak body for co-operatives and mutuals in Australia. Co-ops and mutuals are member-owned businesses that trade for surplus to fulfil their purpose. They are social businesses because they put people, not profit, at the centre of the enterprise.
4 December 2023
Recruitment expert Geoff Curran, Practice Leader at Gerard Daniels, shares his valuable insights into the recruitment process for senior leadership positions in co-operatives and mutuals.
4 December 2023
Coles expects its acquisition of two state-of-the-art automated milk processing facilities from Saputo Dairy Australia will be completed in the first half of next year
1 December 2023
Housing affordability in Australia has been a hot topic for some time, recently flaring up due to massive rent and housing price increases post-COVID-19 lockdowns.
Read our 2023 Taste of Australia Dinner and Leaders’ Summit wrap-up, watch the highlights video and find yourself in the photo galleries
The Care Together Program is Australia’s first co-operative and mutual enterprise support program in social care.
Upcoming events & training
5 December 2023
An invitation to discuss Australian and New Zealand perspectives on co-operative identity.
29 January 2024
The BCCM’s new Sustainable Mutual Business Community of Practice is a forum exclusively for BCCM members to share knowledge and practice on environmental, social and governance sustainability.
27 February 2024
A program for employees of co-operative and mutual businesses developed to ensure a consistent level of knowledge across the co-operative and mutual sector.
8 April 2024
Explore the world’s largest co-op housing markets for answers to the Australian housing crisis on the 2024 BCCM European Co-op Housing Tour.
2022 BCCM Summit Closing keynote speaker Ana Aguirre, President, Youth Network, International Co-operative Alliance.