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18 October 2021
Rabobank launches Australia-first rural community fund

Agribusiness banking specialist Rabobank has launched a fund to invest in the sustainability and vitality of rural communities in Australia.

13 October 2021
Co-operatives should be included in disaster and recovery planning

The BCCM calls for the co-operative and mutual sector to be included in national resilience and recovery planning.

24 September 2021
Hydrogen collaboration on EP

Farmer-owned co-op EPCBH signs MOU with H2U to progress greening of farming and logistics operations on the Eyre Peninsula.

22 September 2021
Mitta Valley Beef farmers reap price benefits after forming a cooperative

Mitta Valley Beef farmers reap price benefits after forming a cooperative.

14 September 2021
Agriculture looks to record-busting year

The agricultural sector is looking at another record-breaking year, with the gross value of production (GVP) forecast to reach $73 billion in 2021-22.

14 September 2021
“Excellent” season and booming commodity prices see nation’s buoyant farmers defying broader COVID economic uncertainty

A second consecutive year of good seasonal conditions and high commodity prices is helping shield Australia’s farm sector from the broader economic uncertainty of COVID-19.

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.

09 September 2021
Co-operative Farming: August-September 2021 news

Bushfoods are booming: Spotlight on the Northern Australia Aboriginal Kakadu Plum Alliance and Why co-op education matters.

23 August 2021
Why co-operative education in Australia matters

University of Newcastle researchers Dr Sidsel Grimstad, Ann Apps and Elizabeth Makin have reported on their findings on the importance of tertiary education programs exploring the value of the co-operative business model.

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