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.

14 September 2021

Cootamundra Co-op interview on ABC Riverina

The BCCM is pleased to support the good people of Cootamundra working together to save local retail buying out the local Target store that shut down.
01 September 2021

ACSA and co-op peak sign MOU

The MOU will give aged care provider members greater opportunities to explore and consider different models of ownership and governance.
30 August 2021

ACSA and BCCM MOU expands opportunity for diverse models of aged care

ACSA and the BCCM have signed an MOU so ACSA member non-profit aged care providers can find out more about the attributes and benefits of co-operative and mutual...
27 August 2021

Your sustainability choices

Australians increasingly are interested in how they can make their activities accord with their views about environmental sustainability. Where to start? A good first...
23 August 2021

Why co-operative education in Australia matters

UoN researchers have reported on their findings on the importance of tertiary education programs exploring the value of the co-operative business model.
18 August 2021

Is your co-operative or mutual ready to report its ESG impact?

ESG impact is now a mainstream concern for all businesses. Corporations are expected to consider how their business operations affect the natural environment, as well as...
18 August 2021

Heritage Bank and People’s Choice to explore merger opportunity

Heritage Bank and People’s Choice Credit Union have announced they have entered into a non-binding agreement to explore a merger opportunity.
06 August 2021

Groundbreaking course for booming industry

The Co-operative Financials and Governance for Accountants and Lawyers Program - groundbreaking new course.
06 August 2021

Newcastle Permanent and Greater Bank merger to create regional powerhouse

BCCM member Greater Bank announces merge with another great financial mutual Newcastle Permanent Building Society.
26 July 2021

Farming co-op’s soaring success

The Northern Territory’s biggest date farm has recorded a bumper harvest.
19 July 2021

National attention drives local business

The documentary that’s educating more Australians about a little-known business model in Victoria’s Myrtleford and Alpine regions is driving more business to the...
19 July 2021

Australia’s first company owned by an employee ownership trust

Meld Studios has announced that it was transitioning ownership from its three founders to an employee ownership trust.
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