Our associate members are business partners who serve the sector with advice and expertise including lawyers, accountants and financial advisors. Associate members are also smaller CMEs on a path to full membership of BCCM and other industry peak bodies.

ArchiTeam Cooperative

Membership association for Australian architects working in small, medium and emerging practices.

Year established: 1991

Australian Mutuals Foundation

Vehicle for mutual banks, credit unions and co-ops to support community campaigns.

Year established: 2016
Type: Association

Australian Travel Agents Cooperative Limited

Travel buying group built on transparency, superior buying power and equal profit sharing.

Year established: 1987

Ballina Fishermens Co-operative

Owned by 26 independent fishers, the co-op exists to get the best possible seafood price for members.

Industry: Agriculture

Baptist Insurance Services

National insurance scheme organising insurance on properly and other assets in excess of $5 billion and on behalf of over 1,350 constituents.

Year established: 1984
Type: Mutual

Broomehill Village Co-operative

Reestablishing a community-owned hub to foster social interaction and economic activity in regional WA.

Clarence River Fishermen’s Co-operative

With over 130 members the co-op directly contributes to the livelihoods of hundreds of local families.

Year established: 1945
Industry: Agriculture

Co-operation Housing

Umbrella organisation for housing co-operatives in WA, representing, supporting, advocating for and growing the WA co-op housing sector.

Year established: 2010
Industry: Housing

Co-operative Supermarkets Australia Limited

A co-operative of independent supermarkets and liquor stores which are branded or unbranded and operating in Australia.

Year established: 2019

Cohousing Australia

Advocates for and supports the creation and delivery of cohousing, particularly in Australian sub/urban area.

Year established: 2006
Type: Industry peak
Industry: Housing

Common Equity Housing SA

Provides support services to housing co-ops run by members, resulting in strong communities, social networks and better outcomes for members.

Year established: 2012
Industry: Housing


Provides energy services to customer members. Takes action against the climate crisis, build community and tackle poverty.

Year established: 2017

Emerald and District Co-operative Society

Supplies the needs of local residents of the Dandenong Ranges and operates Barry Plant Emerald Real Estate and a Bendigo Bank agency.

Year established: 1945

Harvey Water

Delivers non-potable water to members and customer base, located in the premium south west growing districts, 100km south of Perth.

Year established: 1999

Hepburn Energy

Hepburn Energy owns and operates Australia’s first community owned wind farm, leading the transition to a clean energy future.

Year established: 2007

HOPE Housing Fund Management

Not-for-profit fund manager on a mission to support essential workers purchase homes closer to their work.

Year established: 2022


Network of manufacturing, engineering and specialist services companies.

Year established: 1992

Islamic Co-operative Finance Australia Limited (ICFAL)

ICFAL provides Shariah-compliant financial products and services to its members.

Year established: 1998

Latrobe Health Services

Australian-owned not-for-profit registered private health insurer with more than 81,000 members across Australia.

Year established: 1950

Limestone Coast Fishermen’s Co-operative

Processor and marketer of Southern Rock Lobster supplied by its member fishing businesses.

Year established: 2018
Industry: Agriculture

Lockyer Fruit and Veggie Cooperative

Supports Australian fruit and vegetable producers improve their growing harvesting and production.

Year established: 2022
Industry: Agriculture


Specialist insurer offering a range of medical indemnity insurance products and associated services for over 120 years.

Year established: 1899
Type: Mutual

Mountain Milk Co-operative Limited

Mountain Milk Co-operative has created a route to market for dairy farmers in North East Victoria, and handles over 23ML of premium quality local milk.

Year established: 2018
Industry: Agriculture

Northern Australia Aboriginal Kakadu Plum Alliance

NAAKPA is an alliance of Aboriginal-owned companies supplying Kakadu Plum fruit and extracts for the Australian market.

Year established: 2018

Nundah Community Enterprises Cooperative

Creates meaningful employment for members with cognitive and psychological disabilities. One of Australia’s first social enterprises.

Year established: 1998


Focuses on bolstering the organic grain sector through ORCA, promoting both environmental sustainability and economic viability for producers.

Industry: Agriculture

Original Power

Indigenous-led and community-focused not-for-profit working to build the collective power of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Year established: 2018

Our Ark Mutual

Risk protection for property and/or contents, equipment, money and business interruption.

Year established: 2020
Type: Mutual


Designs and operates risk transfer alternatives, including DMFs, for communities, industries and organisations seeking alternatives to insurance.

Year established: 2016
Type: Mutual

Regen Farmers Mutual

Farmer owned business helping its members to understand, manage and capture the value of their environmental assets.

Year established: 2021
Industry: Agriculture

Stock & Station Agents Co-operative Limited

Formed to provide sound support for members throughout Australia by protecting their cash flow.

Year established: 1994


Empowers neuro-diverse individuals through vocational horticulture training and inclusive workplace participation. It is auspiced by The Veggie Empire.

Supporting Independent Living Co-operative

Assists families to connect and create sustainable homes and life experiences for their family member living with disability.

Year established: 2016

Sustainable Housing for Artists & Creatives

Secures permanent affordable housing and studio workspaces for professional artists and creatives in the City of Fremantle area.

Terang & District Co-operative Limited

Community owned and operated enterprise meeting the needs of local shoppers, farmers and other trades.

Year established: 1908

Tranby Aboriginal Co-operative

Australia’s oldest NFP independent Indigenous education provider, working to transform the lives of Aboriginal people & Torres Strait Islanders.

Year established: 1957

Travellers Choice

Travellers Choice represents independent travel agents and was named Australia’s Best Travel Agency Group in 2015 and 2019.

Year established: 1977

Union Co-operative Society

Provides business, residential housing and retail services to members in Paddington, Brisbane.

Year established: 1969

United Housing Co-operative

Not-for-profit community housing provider, operating in the inner-western suburbs of Melbourne

Year established: 1985
Industry: Housing