The 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.
Discover why The Casino Food Co-op is such an asset to its community, and what the future holds for this forward-thinking co-operative.
First speakers announced and early bird tickets open for the 2022 BCCM Leaders’ Summit, Taste of Australia Dinner and the BCCM Honour Roll Awards.
10 August 2022
Co-operatives have their say as NSW Parliament’s Select Committee Flood Inquiry releases final report
The BCCM is pleased to see that the anticipated report into the recent flood events acknowledges the vital role of local knowledge in responding to crises.
21 July 2022
BCCM CEO Melina Morrison's speech on Co-operative Identity and the way forward for women: After ICA’s 33rd World Co-operative Congress.
18 July 2022
BCCM CEO Melina Morrison's vote of thanks to the Business Sydney business breakfast with ACCC chair, Gina Cass-Gottlieb.
Upcoming events & training
17 August 2022
The BCCM Public Affairs Committee is being formed to coordinate the sector’s activities and provide feedback for the BCCM on policy and advocacy matters in the lead-up to the next election cycle.
18 August 2022
This project is designed to give mutuals and co-operatives a leading edge in the burgeoning ESG investment market.
22 August 2022
Designed to help co-op and mutual executives and emerging leaders develop an innovation mindset, this three, half-day online masterclass is delivered by Strategyzer's Fred Etiemble and UTS's Professor...
Meet our co-ops
The bank that’s putting its members first and strengthening the capacity of its community to recover from the 2022 floods