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The Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals CEO Melina Morrison has contributed a chapter to the latest Connecting people with progress: securing future economic development report from CEDA.
The ‘founding father’ of Queenslanders Credit Union has passed away in Brisbane at the age of 96. Leo Barcham was a Director from 1963 to 1995 and remained an active Member throughout his life.
In July 2018 the BCCM launched the first edition of the Principles – a collector’s item edition that should be cherished for its success in marrying the interests of good corporate governance with the unique member focused interests of CME’s.
The annual Platform Co-operativism conference in Hong Kong was notable for the many faceted ways that co-operatives are developing across the globe.
Mutuo partnership with BCCM delivers first ever Federal legislation for mutually owned businesses. Draft Bill opens for consultation ahead of introduction in Parliament in November.
This is our second blog in a series by Kevin Franey, Audit & Assurance Partner at TNR Chartered Accountants.
BCCM member CUA, Australia’s largest credit union, has reported strong performance in FY2018, delivering value for members and the community.
Commoners Co-op is presenting a one day workshop in Bendigo, 16 September 2018 with Michel Bauwens, Peer to Peer and Commons Transition advocate.
RAC Intellicar will become the newest addition to BCCM member RAC’s automated vehicle program, supported by the State Government and vehicle manufacturer, NAVYA.
‘Small-scale farmers benefit from much higher shares of the end consumer price − around 26% − where they are organised in cooperatives which can achieve economies of scale up to the point of export, compared with those who are not and retain only around 4%.’
Everything for Everyone, a new book published today, chronicles the resurgence of the co-operative movement since the financial crash of 2008.
Today’s IbisWorld Index of the nation’s top 500 privately owned companies reveals the resilience of the co-operative and mutual model, with two out of the top 10 being owned by members, says BCCM CEO Melina Morrison.