Courses and events

The BCCM hosts events across the country to highlight the co-operative and mutual sector and its many benefits. We host courses, public and member-only forums and presentations, as well as our annual Taste of Australia Dinner and Summit. For more information on any of our upcoming events, please contact us.
22 May 2021 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Big Co-op Conversation – Future Proofing Aussie Food

Join us for a live stream conversation from Primex with our host, respected local reporter, Michael Cavanagh. Watch on demand.

26 May 2021 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Introduction to Digital Communications for Co-operatives with BCCM

This online course supports new and existing co-ops to develop and maintain their online presence.

17 June 2021 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Co-operatives and mutuals strategic development program (CMSDP) with Professor Tim Mazzarol

Express your interest to attend the next Co-operatives and mutuals strategic development program (CMSDP) with Professor Tim Mazzarol, delivered online.

24 June 2021 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Meet the Co-op Farmers

Meet the Co-op Farmers will address some of the biggest issues in farming and put forward solutions aimed at future-proofing Australian family farms.

16 July 2021 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

MVM Virtual Masterclass

July 2021 Mutual Value Measurement (MVM) Virtual Masterclass led by Dr Paul Thambar (Monash Business School).

29 July 2021 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

An introduction to co-operatives and mutuals

A program for employees of co-operatives and mutual businesses developed to ensure a consistent level of knowledge across the CME sector.

24 August 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Co-operative Financials and Governance for Accountants and Legal Practitioners (4.5 CPD)

This three day course is designed to equip accounting and legal practitioners with the relevant knowledge to be able to advise clients on setting up and running effective co-operative businesses.

25 August 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Aged Care Industry Roundtable

By invitation only roundtable for aged care sector stakeholders discussing the mutual opportunities for enhanced governance.

26 August 2021 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

An introduction to co-operatives and mutuals

A program for employees of co-operatives and mutual businesses developed to ensure a consistent level of knowledge across the CME sector.

8 September 2021 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Global Mutual Leaders’ Symposium

The Global Mutual Leaders’ Symposium will bring together mutual business leaders from Australia and the UK, to share their experience of leading major mutual businesses and will focus on how CME purpose creates sustainability and how this fits the expectations of global investors.

16 September 2021 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

CoOp Connect – Co-operative Development Fund Project: What & why?

What & why? What is a fund for; what can it do; what will be its scope and what proven models (from overseas) can we emulate?

22 September 2021 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Company Secretaries Forum

Member only forum for co-operative and mutual secretaries to raise and discuss contemporary governance issues and network with colleagues.