THE LATEST CO-OPERATIVE 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.
NSW Deputy Premier The Hon. John Barilaro MP launched The Global History of Co-operative Business last night, offering praise and support for co-operatives from the NSW National Party
BCCM has developed two new applications to its reg-tech constitution builder, so would-be co-ops can create correct legal governance structures for the three financial models used by co-ops.
The Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) has partnered with global Platform Coop Consortia so Australian workers can participate fairly in the new digitally enabled economy.
The Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals throws its support behind United for Macarthur’s bid to be the next A-League football team.
The Government has announced $20 million in funding to allow businesses of any types to form ‘clusters’ to access larger markets including export markets.
The BCCM is pleased to note the ongoing commitment to the co-operative and mutual sector by the government, demonstrated in this year’s federal budget.
The Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals predicts South Australia’s reputation for innovation and entrepreneurship will only increase under the new Liberal Government and Premier Steven Marshall. “South Australia has a proud history of independently minded...
Business Council of Cooperatives and Mutuals CEO Melina Morrison today congratulated new Nationals leader Michael McCormack. “Mr McCormack is a champion of regional Australia and has spoken in the past about the importance of small banks in regional communities,” said...
An exciting plan to lower power prices using the co-operative model of community electricity trusts has been announced by SA BEST leader Nick Xenophon. “The co-operative model has an internationally proven track record for delivering services,” said Business Council...
The HCF-HBF merger would restore diversity to our economic ecosystem and create greater competition in the Australian health insurance market by strengthening the mutual business model
Not-for-profits HCF and HBF announce an in-principle merger worth $4 billion and 18.4% of the health insurance market, to access the benefits of scale to keep costs down for their members
The sharing economy is coming to rural Australia with an Australian-first ground-breaking regulatory-tech solution that guides farmers in setting up a co-operative