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21 September 2022

Small grants for flood impacted communities: Second round of successful recipients announced

The Australian Mutuals Foundation (AMF) and its partners are now pleased to announce the second round of small grants recipients.
05 September 2022

Co-ops and Mutuals offer solution to jobs and skills shortages

The BCCM has urged the Federal Government to invest in businesses that allow workers to share in productivity gains as part of its strategy to address jobs and skills...
05 September 2022

Are cooperatives and mutuals one answer to Australia’s weak wages growth?

Recent figures show businesses have increased their profits much faster than their workers' wages, with finance leading that shift. But there is one sector of the...
05 September 2022

Co-operatives and mutuals support flood recovery efforts

The AMF has announced the first 21 recipients of flood recovery grants from more than $210,000 raised from co-operatives, mutuals and their members around Australia.
24 August 2022

Small grants for flood impacted communities: Successful recipients announced

The Australian Mutuals Foundation (AMF) and its partners are now pleased to announce the first round of small grants recipients.
23 August 2022

Australian co-op apex launches country’s first development fund for the sector

The BCCM says The Bunya Fund will support five early-stage or prospective co-ops as they build capacity and develop their business
22 August 2022

In the room at the Advanced Manufacturing skills forum

The highly anticipated Advanced Manufacturing skills roundtable hosted by Industry minister Ed Husic attracted 22 leaders including BCCM CEO.
19 August 2022

Co-op fund aims to double down on impact by handing power back to communities to prosper and grow

The Bunya Fund is Australia’s first co-operative development fund designed to help grow the next generation of high impact co-ops and mutuals.
17 August 2022

Co-operative and Mutual Sector says NSW flood inquiry recommendations a step in the right direction

The BCCM today said the independent 2022 Flood Inquiry has laid a solid foundation for the restructuring of disaster planning in New South Wales.
10 August 2022

Co-operatives have their say as NSW Parliament’s Select Committee Flood Inquiry releases final report

The BCCM is pleased to see that the anticipated report into the recent flood events acknowledges the vital role of local knowledge in responding to crises.
21 July 2022

Co-operative Identity and the way forward for women: After ICA’s 33rd World Co-operative Congress

BCCM CEO Melina Morrison's speech on Co-operative Identity and the way forward for women: After ICA’s 33rd World Co-operative Congress.
18 July 2022

Vote of thanks to the Business Sydney business breakfast

BCCM CEO Melina Morrison's vote of thanks to the Business Sydney business breakfast with ACCC chair, Gina Cass-Gottlieb.
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