Over a quarter of Australians now bank with Credit Unions and Mutuals. Australian Credit Unions and Customer Owned Banks celebrate growing membership numbers on International Credit Union Day.
The Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals has today warmly welcomed the publication of draft legislation that will begin the process of modernising the Federal law for mutual businesses.
Today’s IbisWorld Index of the nation’s top 500 privately owned companies reveals the resilience of the co-operative and mutual model, with two out of the top 10 being owned by members, says BCCM CEO Melina Morrison.
The BCCM today welcomed the announcement that the Senator the Hon. Zed Seselja will take on responsibility for the mutual sector within his portfolio of Assistant Minister for Treasury and Finance.
On 7 July 2018, co-operatives and mutuals around Australia and the globe will celebrate the International Day of Co-operatives.
NSW Deputy Premier The Hon. John Barilaro MP launched The Global History of Co-operative Business last night, offering praise and support for co-operatives from the NSW National Party