How are co-ops responding to the coronavirus?

01 April 2020

For many cooperatives and mutuals in Australia, the threat to business is looming.

But Melina Morrison, CEO of Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals, says the model has some real advantages compared to corporates: they’re more adaptable, faster to move and able to cut operating costs more easily because they’re not having to answer to distant shareholders.

Read the full article, How are co-ops responding to the coronavirus?Pro Bono Australia, 31 March 2020.

Latest news

24 May 2022

Migration a fix for labour shortage: CEOs

The BCCM urged greater co-operation with the sector to find equitable solutions for challenges facing local communities.
23 May 2022

Agriculture industry ‘ready to work with Labor’ as leaders label biosecurity and skills shortage key issues

The Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals - which CBH Group is a member of - urged the Labor Government to have “greater collaboration with the sector”.
23 May 2022

Melina Morrison interviewed on ABC North Coast radio

BCCM CEO Melina Morrison spoke with Bruce McKenzie on ABC North Coast about the growing worker shortage and housing crisis in the Northern Rivers.