The voice of Australian Cooperatives & Mutuals
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
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.
BCCM News & Media
A new report is shining a much-needed spotlight on a critical part of the nation’s economy worth billions to Australians – that also gives them a fairer share of the pie.
About five years ago, dairy farmers Stuart Crosthwaite and Teresa Hicks were stressed as the disintegration of Murray Goulburn Milk threatened their livelihood.
A documentary special showcasing Australian co-operative farmers and fishers screens next week on ABC.
Limestone Coast lobster fisherman, Craig ‘Slim’ Reilly, will feature in a new documentary on ABC, hitting Australia’s screens on June 15.
An innovative new documentary celebrating and showcasing Australian co-operative farmers and fishers is set to hit TV screens soon.
A new study has recommended increased education in the agricultural sector about the use of CMEs (co-operative and mutual enterprises) and ICMEs (insurance providing co-operative and mutual enterprises).
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.