In an interview with ABC’s RN Breakfast on 15 July, BCCM CEO Melina Morrison, discusses the recent $14 million in funding allocated to help farmers form co-operatives, as a key measure in the White Paper on Agricultural Competitiveness.

The funding will go towards a two-year pilot programme to provide farmers with knowledge and materials on co-operatives, collective bargaining and innovative business models.

Listen to the interview here.

Read the BCCM press release.

Read the White Paper on Agricultural Competitiveness.

Other stories on the Federal government funding for agricultural co-operatives:

Co-operatives boosted by $14 million start-up, 6 July, ABC Rural (includes audio)

Co-ops’ $14m funding win, 9 July, The Australian Dairyfarmer

$14m funding boost for agricultural co-operatives welcomed, 4 July, Central Telegraph

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