11 February 2022
‘Co-ops would support growth and resilience in sectors including food and beverage manufacturing, as well as renewable energy, retail, banking, housing and community services’
Australia’s Business Council for Cooperatives and Mutuals (BCCM) has proposed a three-year scheme to support new co-ops, attract investment and innovation, and build on existing collaborations in the sector.
The Thriving Regions region co-operatives activation programme is detailed in BCCM’s Budget submission to the Treasury. BCCM argues that a greater focus on the mutual and co-op sector would have both short and long-term benefits.
Read the full article, BCCM pitches regional co-op activation programme to federal government, in Co-op News, 10 February 2022