Resource library

The BCCM is your one-stop shop for all things co-operative and mutual, be they in Australia or overseas. The BCCM produces countless resources that are useful whether you simply want to learn about co-operative or mutuals, or actually set one up. We also direct you to other resources you might find relevant or interesting, such as podcasts and videos.

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Research & reports
This is the second edition, comprehensively revised, of a research study which has been widely recognised as the first comprehensive research study into how co-operative...
Research & reports
Report detailing gender diversity of chairs and chief executives among the top 100 co-operative and mutual enterprises in Australia (2016 – 2021).
Websites
Worker cooperatives are committed to being governed by the above-mentioned Statement on the Cooperative Identity.
Websites
A housing cooperative is a legal association formed for the purpose of providing housing to its members on a continuing basis.
Websites
A conversation with Martin Lowery and Alexandra Wilson
Research & reports
Read the BCCM’s 2022 Blueprint for an enterprising nation ‘A strong economy: It’s every Australian’s business’ to find out more about our current policies.
Websites
Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry COVID-19 information website for Australian businesses.
Research & reports
This report, commissioned by the BCCM, examines Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ inclusion in the Australian co-operative and mutual sector.
Podcasts
We speak frankly with farmers who are successfully using co-operative farming business models. Through their stories and real life experiences (warts and all), you will...
Research & reports
This report, commissioned by the BCCM, looks at four case studies around Australia where a local co-operative has been the backbone of community resilience and recovery...
Research & reports
How cooperatives are acting to protect the environment, as well as mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate change and environmental degradation.
Research & reports
Recommendations on the need for co-operative educational framework in Australia. Co-operative Farming has used this report for its Educational and Accreditation...
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