News

The BCCM has successfully focussed Australian media on the economic and social benefits of the co-operative and mutual sector so our member stories are now part of the national conversation. BCCM CEO Melina Morrison is regularly interviewed by major Australian newspapers and radio about policy and current events relating to co-operatives and mutual. Media enquiries.

10 August 2022

Co-operatives have their say as NSW Parliament’s Select Committee Flood Inquiry releases final report

The BCCM is pleased to see that the anticipated report into the recent flood events acknowledges the vital role of local knowledge in responding to crises.
21 July 2022

Co-operative Identity and the way forward for women: After ICA’s 33rd World Co-operative Congress

BCCM CEO Melina Morrison's speech on Co-operative Identity and the way forward for women: After ICA’s 33rd World Co-operative Congress.
18 July 2022

Vote of thanks to the Business Sydney business breakfast

BCCM CEO Melina Morrison's vote of thanks to the Business Sydney business breakfast with ACCC chair, Gina Cass-Gottlieb.
18 July 2022

Managing workplace risk

Managing workplace risk remains a shifting landscape. WTW has shared details of important workplace risk and state of the market updates.
11 July 2022

BCCM’s Anthony Taylor’s recent study tour in Spain and Italy

Anthony Taylor, Head of Corporate Affairs, BCCM, shares his notes from a recent study tour where he visited co-operatives in Spain and Italy.
30 June 2022

Small grants for flood impacted communities

The AMF, in partnership with the BCCM is offering small grants to assist co-ops, mutuals and their members to help their communities to recover from the impact of...
24 June 2022

Making co-ops visible

Melina Morrison is on a mission to raise awareness of the co-operative model and grow the sector’s share of the economy. She is this week’s Pro Bono Australia...
24 June 2022

Farmers join forces in environmental push

While Australia's business council of co-operatives and mutuals told AAP it's the first time a farmer's group has formed to take advantage of environmental markets.
23 June 2022

Australian co-operatives and mutuals to work with president of international peak body on raising the sector’s profile locally and globally

Australia’s $34.4 billion co-operatives and mutuals sector has congratulated Argentina’s Arial Guarco on his re-election as President of the sector’s global peak...
20 June 2022

Mutuals, co-ops bounce back from pandemic woes and lows

ABC's Peter Ryan speaks with Melina Morrison, CEO of the BCCM, about sector growth.
17 June 2022

Bigger and better co-ops and mutuals: Discussion paper

The Bigger and better co-ops and mutuals: The opportunity for Federated CMEs in Australia discussion paper, prepared by Peter Hunt, has been launched.
17 June 2022

Mutuals and co-ops resilient in challenging economic times

‘It is pleasing to see the sector rebound strongly despite the challenges posed by Covid-19 as well as recent climate-related disasters such as bushfires and...
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