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. Browse our upcoming education and training courses or download our at a glance events and education calendar. For more information on any of our upcoming courses and events, please contact us
14 February 2023

Parliamentary Friends of Mutuals and Co-operatives meeting

Parliamentary Friends of Mutuals and Co-operatives holds biannual meetings at Australian Parliament House to focus political attention on the sector.

27 February 2023 9:00 am - 9:30 am

Sustainability Strategy for Co-operatives and Mutuals course – Module 1 launches

A new internationally accredited training programme with consultancy input focussing on the ‘E’ in ESG and helping CMEs respond to the net zero imperative – early-bird prices available now for February 2023.

15 March 2023 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Webinar: Syndex and Yenda: Switching to a purpose-built system for co-ops

Join experienced share registry provider Syndex and Yenda Producers Co-operative Society Limited as they discuss switching to a purpose-built system for co-ops.

15 March 2023 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Co-operatives and Mutuals Strategic Development Program

CMSDP focuses on what sets co-operative and mutual businesses apart from other business types, and provides critical insights into key strategic focus areas.

21 March 2023 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Co-operative Retailers’ Forum meeting

The Co-operative Retailers’ Forum provides a national platform for co-operative retailers to network, share information and provide feedback to the BCCM on policy, education and research priorities.

28 March 2023 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

An Introduction to Co-operatives and Mutuals

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

29 March 2023 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Company Secretaries Forum

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

29 March 2023 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Social Care Community of Practice

Invitation only. The next Social Care Community of Practice will be held on Wednesday, 29 March 2023 and will run for 2 hours.

5 April 2023 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

BCCM Public Affairs Committee meeting

The BCCM Public Affairs Committee is being formed following the launch of the BCCM’s policy blueprint: A Strong Economy: It’s every Australian’s business.

13 April 2023 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Chairs’ Forum

The only cross-sector meeting for the Chairs of Australia’s leading co-operative and mutual enterprises.

14 April 2023 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Learning from alternatives and alternative ways of knowing

Leanne Cutcher, Professor of Management and Organisation Studies at the University of Sydney Business School, will share her experience of partnering with Traditional Credit Union, Australia’s only Indigenous-owned financial services organisation.

18 April 2023 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Tackling the worker engagement deficit – how can ‘cooperative workplaces’ become more prevalent in Australian industry

Employee Ownership Australia webinar with Anna Booth and Clive Thompson of CoSolve discussing tackling the worker engagement deficit.