THE LATEST COOPERATIVE AND MUTUAL NEWS, AUSTRALIA-WIDE
The BCCM works to focus media and political attention on Australia’s co-operative and mutual sector so its economic and social benefits are part of the national conversation. Browse BCCM’s media releases below.
More farmers seek collaborative agribusiness models in order to future proof their farms
The program will be facilitated by experts in the agricultural and co-operative sectors
As a key player in agriculture, the Australian co-operative sector is committed to playing its part to help rebuild regional economies and communities
The BCCM represents a number of at-risk communities, including farmers and agricultural industries
Join renowned journalist Pete Lewis as he interviews agribusiness experts and primary producers about their adventures in agriculture
The passing of the Co-operatives National Law Bill 2020 by the Queensland Parliament today has brought to fruition a nationally-harmonised scheme of legislation regulating co-operatives Australia-wide.
Mr Gillespie is a former director of BCCM and former Group CEO of RACQ
Hosted by renowned agricultural journalist Pete Lewis, the series showcases candid conversations and the real-life experiences of Australia’s farming frontline.
The Co-operative Farming project provides farmers with information and resources to support them in setting up or growing a co-operative
To manage the ongoing threat posed by the coronavirus pandemic, the National Cabinet is taking further actions to protect the Australian community. The decisions being taken will have broad impacts on the business operations in many industries including co-operatives...
The Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals supports the Queensland Government’s move to adopt Co-operatives National Law (CNL) with the introduction of Co-operatives National Law Bill 2020. If the legislation is passed by the Queensland Parliament, it will...
BCCM congratulates mutuals on their selection as approved lenders under the Federal Government’s First Home Loan Deposit Scheme
The Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) congratulates its mutual members on being selected as approved non-major lenders by the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (NHFIC) to offer mortgages under the Federal Government’s First Home Loan Deposit Scheme (FHLDS) and help more Australians into home ownership.