Editor’s note: Mothers were front of mind and we found unique ways to bridge the social distancing to spend time with loved ones. This weekend the Government has urged co-operation to ensure that we can stay on track as lock down conditions are gradually lifted. Co-operation amongst co-operatives is the 7th Co-operative Principle and can guide the way our sector leans into the lifting. Do you procure from other co-ops and mutuals? From financial services to insurance, travel, accommodation and risk management, there is a co-op or mutual to help you. Let’s make C2C procurement our expression of “buy local”, as I discussed with Christian Hunter from our member Travellers Choice in this week’s feature interview.


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 BCCM will represent the sector at two meetings on Thursday: the NSW Treasury Taskforce, and the ACCC’s Small Business and Franchising Consultative Committee.

Provide any feedback to Anthony Taylor by COB Tuesday. 


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Managing COVID-19 with Christian Hunter, Travellers Choice
Insights into what we can expect on the travel horizon in the coming weeks and months

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We’re sharing resources and advice to get through the business impacts of the outbreak. 

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