Since the last General Election, Co-operatives and Mutuals have enjoyed new and welcome bi-partisan political support at a federal level. But there is much more to do to ensure that these important businesses can play a full role in our economy and society and help to build a fairer Australia.
This is the fifth in a series of blogs by Alison Gaines, Chief Executive Officer, Gerard Daniels. She provides board governance tips for BCCM members.
Today, Minister for Health and Wellbeing Ms Meegan Fitzharris MLA officially opened the National Health Co-op’s (NHC) newest Clinic within the newly established Kambri precinct at the Australian National University (ANU).
Cooperatives and mutuals reforms unanimously supported in a win for customers, choice and competition. Mutuals recognised in the Corporations Act, have greater access to capital raising mechanisms and given flexibility to operate on a fairer playing field.