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Unlocking the ‘Missing Middle’: Lessons from Europe’s housing co-ops

Melina Morrison, from Australian co-op apex BCCM, talks about a recent fact-finding tour of Copenhagen, Vienna…

Australia’s Bunya Fund for co-op development opens for new applications

BCCM says the fund 'plays a pivotal role in supporting a range of projects that embody…

Co-op model can help fix problems of Australia’s supermarket sector, says BCCM

The co-op and mutuals apex was responding to an inquiry into the sector by regulator ACCC

BCCM recognises exceptional contributions to Australia’s co-op and mutual sector

The 2023 honour roll inductees are Steve James of Judith Downes, Ross Higgins, Stephen Brown and…

As Australia prepares for referendum, Indigenous campaigner speaks out on on BCCM website

In a post on the co-op apex's website, Pastor Ray Minniecon says the proposals 'give our…

Australia’s top 100 co-ops buck economic trends to record 11% revenue growth

'With global instability, the post pandemic world and climate concerns, co-ops and mutuals are more vital…

Australian co-op body makes plea to bring food processing back home

'Securing access to food staples and preserving onshore food processing creates local employment'

European launch for BCCM’s new tool to measure value of co-op businesses

Mutual Value Measurement was developed after a two-year research project led by Monash University involving 13…

BCCM chief gives evidence to Australian Senate on value of co-op sector

Melina Morrison wants legislation on the National Reconstruction Fund to put co-ops on equal footing when…

Annual Q&A: Melina Morrison, CEO, Australia’s Business Council of Co-ops and Mutuals

'What I want to see is the full uptake of our climate policy across Australian co-ops…

BCCM releases new code of conduct for discretionary mutuals

Signatories make a voluntary commitment to eight principles – adapted from those of the international co-op…

Australian co-op apex BCCM calls for fresh action on climate change

'This is a race against time and we don’t know if we are going to win…