The Co-op Federation Assembly 2021

17 June 2021 09:00 - 18 June 2021 17:00

Sydney, NSW

Offered through The Co-Op Federation, this two-day, face-to-face Assembly brings together inspiring and insightful co-operators from around Australia, and across the globe via video link, to demonstrate how co-operatives influence positive environmental, social and economic outcomes.

This course is subject to a bursary for qualifying individuals under the Co-operative Farming Program. You will be subsidised by $247.50 for this course, with your out-of-pocket expense being $27.50 + any booking fee.  To seek the bursary is easy. 

Key themes for 2021:

  • Rural/Regional and Food
  • Housing and Community Ownership
  • Labour Services and the New Economy

Keynote speakers so far include:

  • Ronni Kahn (in person) – Social entrepreneur & founder of Oz Harvest.  Author of A Repurposed Life
  • Nathan Schneider (US – online) – Journalist & author focused on models for democratic ownership and governance for online platforms
  • Clr Jess Scully (in person) – Deputy Lord Mayor of Sydney and author of Glimpses of Utopia: Real Ideas for a Fairer World


  • Thursday 17 June 2021, 9:00 am -5:00 pm AEST
  • Friday 18 June 2021, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm AEST 


NSW Teachers Federation Conference Centre
37 Reservoir St, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia 


Cost (before bursary): $275

The Co-operative Farming program offers a 90% bursary for this course. This reduces the cost to registrants to $27.50.

Find out more and apply for a bursary. Subject to approval, you will receive an email from the Co-operative Farming program confirming your successful application and with a discount code that you should apply at the checkout, this will ensure your payment is reduced to 10% of the full cost.

For more information and to book, or contact the Federation on 02 9057 5155 or at

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