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New organisation, Not In My Workplace (NIMWP), is hosting the 1000 Women Summit
Stuart Robert MP has announced more progress on the competition reforms of the Government’s Hammond Review.
The Customer Owned Banking Association has appointed former Australian Securities and Investments Commission official Phil Khoury to conduct the review of the Customer Owned Banking Code of Practice (the Code).
Voting closes on Thursday, 31 January at 5pm, so please vote and encourage your colleagues to also vote for these great Australian co-operators.
Australian co-operative historian Dr Gary Lewis has died.
A smooth succession will take place at the helm of Queensland Country Credit Union in March when Aaron Newman, the current Chief Executive Officer of subsidiary business Queensland Country Health Fund, replaces Aileen Cull in the financial services group’s top job.
The BCCM is delighted with the A-League’s announcement that a new club from in Sydney’s South-West will be joining the A-League in the 2020/21 season.
The small Western Australian community of Gnowangerup is a world away from the cooperative breweries and wholefood stores dotting inner-city streets.
The Committee for the Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) held a research release event in Melbourne yesterday, launching a new paper on the role of critical services in Australia’s economic development.
It is great to see you here in Adelaide at the beautiful Government House, built in 1840, some four years after South Australia was proclaimed as our nation’s only convict-free state. SA is a great place it has the beaches the hills and importantly the wineries.
Regardless of the sector we operate in – whether that’s financial services, agriculture, healthcare, retail – we are all faced by the need to respond to rapid changes of technology, of new competitors building on digital cost advantages, or changing regulations that affect our established businesses.
Capricorn Mutual ranked ninth on a list of co-operative and mutual insurers in developed countries, with premium growth of 15.6% in 2017, in a new report published by the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF).