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. Photo gallery.

14 September 2023

UN urges development partnership with the co-operative movement

The International Cooperative Alliance has welcomed the 2023 UN Secretary General report on cooperatives in social development .
12 September 2023

Monash, BCCM receive shortlist nomination

Monash Business School with the BCCM, has been nominated for the Best Business School Partnership Award at the AMBA & BGA Excellence Awards 2024.
08 September 2023

Lord Kennedy of Southwark PC Australia speaking tour

The Rt. Hon. Lord Kennedy of Southwark PC, opposition chief whip in the UK House of Lords, was in Canberra earlier in the month, together with BCCM CEO Melina Morrison.
05 September 2023

Co-ops and mutuals feature strongly in the IBIS World Top 500 Private Australian Companies

Co-ops and mutuals have featured strongly in the IBIS World Top 500 Largest Australian Companies again, with 12 in the top 200 and six in the top 100.
01 September 2023

Australia’s care delivery needs intergenerational models

The release last week of the Federal Government’s much-anticipated Intergenerational Report is good news for co-operatives and mutuals as proven structures for...
30 August 2023

Four ideas to take Australia forward: co-operating for sustainable food and agriculture

Did you know that agricultural co-operatives ensure Australia's food security and increase export earnings? The 2022 BCCM Leaders' Summit held a series of dialogues for...
29 August 2023

The future of housing in Australia

The BCCM's co-operative development fund, Bunya Fund, has backed a financial feasibility study on how the co-operative business model can be used in Australia to...
24 August 2023

PhD Scholarship – Mutual Value Lab-BCCM Care Together project

Our Care Together Program research partner, Monash Business School’s Mutual Value Lab, is advertising a PhD Scholarship.
17 August 2023

Mutual Value Lab

The Mutual Value Lab is a partnership between the BCCM and Monash University to measure the value co-ops and mutuals create for their members and their community.
07 August 2023

Worker-owned care firms could bring services to rural and remote areas

Care Together will focus on regional, rural and remote areas where current models are not working. Stephen Lunn, The Australian interview with Melina Morrison.
03 August 2023

Cootamundra residents celebrate as doors open to Coota Co-op

The Coota District Co-Op was officially opened this morning, with 87-year-old Margaret Large having the privilege of cutting the ribbon (pictured below).
21 July 2023

ACCC releases draft guidelines to combat greenwashing

New ACCC draft guidelines for environmental reporting require businesses to substantiate environmental claims with evidence.
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