The voice of Australian Cooperatives & Mutuals
BCCM, with support from the Australian Government, is running the Co-operative Farming Program to future proof Aussie farmers, fishers and foresters. Join us for the Co-operative Conversations livestream series.
Our Federal Pre-Budget submission, Recovery Through Co-operation, presents a plan for economic recovery through boosting Australia’s small and medium manufacturing industry.
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.
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.
BCCM News & Media
Could co-operatives be used more widely to help local and regional economies?
David had a long career and service to the employment sector as the CEO of Jobs Australia for 30 years
Business schools don’t teach it, but co-operatives can be a boon for regional communities.
“From agriculture and manufacturing to banking and health services, the more businesses that are Australian owned with returns going into Australian’s pockets, the stronger our economy will be.”
Melina Morrison explains how this collective model allows for its members to function like a bigger body while retaining their own independent business structure
More farmers seek collaborative agribusiness models in order to future proof their farms
Latest Resources and Research
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.
Produced annually in conjunction with the University of Western Australia, the National Mutual Economy Report maps the size, reach and contribution of the co-operative and mutual sector.