Community ownership: Melina Morrison on ABC Radio
07 August 2020
In March 2021, Cootamundra Country Target is set to close. Community members have discussed the importance of having a ‘Target-like’ store in the town. In response to this, the community is exploring the option of setting up a community co-operative.
ABC Radio presenter Sally Bryant interviews BCCM CEO Melina Morrison about whether community ownership of retail businesses could be one solution to regional communities left without shopping facilities.
6 August 2020, ABC FM Riverina (Wagga Wagga)
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.