ABC Radio: Co-operative model for farms as part of COVID recovery
28 August 2020
Pre-recorded interview with Melina Morrison, CEO, Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals by Melanie Groves, ABC Radio.
A number of farmers have begun diversifying and adapting to the unprecedented economic impact of COVID-19 and Morrison is suggesting an agribusiness cooperative. Morrison explains how this model allows farmers and growers to sustain a profitable business and collaborate on solving problems. She explains how this collective model allows for its members to function like a bigger body while retaining their own independent business structure. She discusses how and why North Queensland sugar mills who used to be in a co-operative have converted into a corporate form.
13 December 2021
Coota Co-op interviews on ABC NSW Country Hour
Our Meet the Farmers Podcast guest, Leigh Bowden, from The Cootamundra District Co-op has been interviewed on NSW Country Hour twice this month.
18 November 2021
Second outing for BCCM podcast on Australian agri co-ops
The second season of our podcast Meet the Co-op Farmers will shine a light on some of the most exciting new co-operatives being formed around Australia.
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.