AUSTRALIA'S ONLY peak body for
ALL co-ops + mutuals

SUPPORT AND ADVICE

The BCCM provides support for longstanding mutual enterprises, government agencies, political parties across the spectrum and local community co-operatives.

BCCM has provided support to the following organisations:

  • Transport for NSW
  • Government of South Australia
  • National Disability Insurance Agency
  • Supporting Independent Living Co-operative
  • Farming Together, a federally funded agricultural program

BCCM Associates

BCCM works with a range of trusted industry associates who understand the co-operative and mutual model of enterprise.

We’ve spent time developing relationships with tried and tested partners who can provide the advice you need, when you need it. They have expertise in:

  • Co-operative development
  • Legal and governance
  • Accounting and auditing
  • Membership engagement
  • Advocacy and communications
  • Marketing and promotion

BAL Lawyers is based in Canberra and has an outstanding reputation in its core practice areas of commercial and business law, real estate law, local government law, planning and environmental law, employment law, estate planning and business succession, and commercial litigation.

Cooperative Bonds help leaders grow their member owned organisations. They specialise in offering expert advice and support for member organisations such as cooperatives, mutuals, associations and trade unions. Their focus is on helping to build and grow such organisations.

Co-ops NSW provides education and training for co-operative directors, staff and members. These events are delivered as either off-the-shelf or tailored workshops, networking meetings or conferences, dependent on the need.

Employee Ownership Australia and New Zealand (EOA) ensures there is a voice for broad based employee ownership and dynamic workplace participation in Australian and New Zealand companies.  The EOA is an organisation focussed on engaging with and helping companies that have or want to implement employee ownership or employee share plans.

Gerard Daniels is an international executive search and board consulting firm serving clients in the regions of Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa and The Americas.

 

Gillian McFee & Associates is a specialised consulting practice offering strategic and advisory services to companies in health, aged care and human services. Gillian McFee is the Managing Director who delights in working with clients with a desire to re-shape services around the people who use them. 

Grant Thornton is one of the world’s leading organisations of independent assurance, tax and advisory firms. These firms use insights, experience and instinct to understand complex issues for privately owned, publicly listed and public sector clients and help them to find solutions.

 

Dr Guy Turnbull is an award-winning, internationally recognised social entrepreneur. Highly acclaimed in his field, he has been a major figure in the co-operative and social enterprise sector since 1988. He is the former managing director of Care & Share Associates Limited (CASA) – an employee owned social enterprise he helped to found in 2004.

Mutuo works to improve the business environment for the co-operative and mutual sector by: communicating their priorities to decision makers; acting as an advocate with politicians and regulators; building links between mutual business leaders; and developing new mutual businesses. Mutuo works with some of the largest mutual businesses in the world, to maximise their impact on the public policy agenda.

Nundah Community Enterprises Cooperative (NCEC) is a workers cooperative established in 1998 by people with an intellectual disability and mental health issue and their supporters. NCEC was awarded Best Social Enterprise in Australia 2015.

Stocksy United is a multi-stakeholder co-operative, and home to highly curated collection of royalty free stock photography and video footage. We believe in creative integrity, fair profit sharing, and co-ownership, with every voice being heard. 

Thought Broker helps organisations think clearly and act strategically to achieve their organisational objectives. Their speciality is distilling complex ideas and planning and executing business-to-business and business-to-policy maker communications strategies for companies, peak bodies, associations, think tanks and policy makers.

Thomas Noble & Russell (TNR) is a leading mid-tier chartered accounting firm. TNR is a member of the HLB National and International Network of accounting firms. The national network has offices in all major Australian business centres whilst the global network has members in over 100 countries.

Webgirl Consulting is BCCM’s digital partner and has been working with BCCM since 2011. Webgirl Consulting develops tailored online and technology based solutions for clients in the not-for-profit, cooperative, education, media and technology and fundraising sectors.

The BCCM does not warrant or guarantee the work undertaken by any firm listed and is not liable in relation to goods or services they may provide to you. The BCCM makes all attempts to provide accurate and up-to-date information on its website but does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy of information provided.

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