A new taskforce within Treasury would promote the growth of mutuals and co-operatives and have the power to instigate corporate governance reviews, if Labor wins on May 18.

Shadow assistant treasurer Andrew Leigh said mutuals and co-operatives were the “hidden gems” of the economy and had the potential to make society more egalitarian….

BCCM CEO, Melina Morrison, commented: “Rediscovering this transparent, member-owned business model can provide Australia with a model and a road map in an era in which we are all demanding more accountability of our institutions.”

Read the full article, Labor promises to foster mutuals, co-operatives, Australian Financial Review, 2 May 2019 

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