THE LATEST COOPERATIVE AND MUTUAL NEWS, AUSTRALIA-WIDE

LATEST NEWS

Keep up to date with BCCM in the news and all the latest on the co-operative and mutual sector in Australia and around the world. If you have a story you would like published, please send it to BCCM.

First activities announced for Co-operative Farming program

Last year the Government announced that BCCM will receive $2.5 million and Southern Cross University $500,000 to help farmers, fishers and foresters establish and grow farm co-ops and other collaborative business models that can boost farm gate returns. 

Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative case study

aroundtheworld.coop has produced a digital case study on Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative as part of its co-op stories series. aroundtheworld.coop visited the Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative in June this year. aroundtheworld.coop is a project dreamt...

Newcastle conference connects with Asia-Pacific neighbours

Researchers and industry leaders from around the Asia Pacific will get together in Newcastle this week to discuss how co-operatives and mutuals can work together to achieve a flourishing and sustainable future in our region. The conference will consider a range of...

Mutuals perform well despite pressure on margins

Australia’s mutual banks, building societies and credit unions (the ‘Mutuals’) performed well in 2019, showing strong balance sheet and lending growth despite a tough overall environment that saw a squeeze on net interest margins. KPMG Australia’s Mutuals Industry...

Dr Bruce Baskerville’s 2019 Breakfast on the Hill address

Let our co-operative spirit stand Dr Bruce Baskerville address, Friday 22 November 2019, The Ballroom, Government House, Perth Good morning everyone, and thank you Melina for your kind introduction. I wish to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land we are...

ASIC clarifies its role in co-op fundraising

In a major step forward for co-ops, ASIC advises it has no supervisory role in fundraising under Co-operatives National Law. ASIC has advised the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) it has no supervisory role in the offer of securities by CNL...

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This