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Funding to encourage farm co-ops

The Federal Government has provided support to help farmers set up co-operatives to build their bargaining strength. Agriculture Minister Bridget McKenzie said an industry peak body, the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals, will receive $2.5 million and...

AFR Letters: Member ownership keeps mutuals honest

BCCM CEO, Melina Morrison, had her letter to the Editor published in today's Australian Financial Review (AFR): The idea that mutuals are a cottage industry is amusing but passe. Far from being ‘‘the touchy-feely socialists of the corporate world’’ (‘‘Nice little...

The value of sitting on a cooperative board

As cooperative businesses undergo a resurgence, directors need to be alert to the differences in the unique governance model of a democratically controlled organisation. “Absolutely there’s a co-op resurgence,” says Melina Morrison MAICD, CEO of the Business Council...

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