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National Convention 1975

ACN1975 001There was an Australian Co-operatives National Convention in October 1975, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, organised by the Co-operative Federation of Australia. The Federation Secretariat was based at the time at 36 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra City.

In The Democracy Principle - Farmer Co-operatives in Twentieth Century Australia (2006) historian Gary Lewis comments on the Co-operative Federation of Australia's National Conventions in 1973, 1974 and 1975. ( pp 219-230)

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Introductory Address, M.J.Lane, President, The Co-operative Federation of Australia. pp 5-11

Officially Opening the Convention, Hon. G.M.Bryant, E.D., M.P. Minister for the Capital Territory. Part of Address. pp 10-11

Mobilisation and Co-ordination of Co-operative Self-Help in Rural and Urban Credit Services, Werner Schiffgen, Economist, Secretary General of the International Raiffeisen Union, Director of the Foreign Relations Department of the German Cooperative and Raiffeisen Association. pp 12-24

Intercoop and Benefits to Australian Consumer Co-operatives, Mr. F.J.Russ, Executive Officer (Head Office) Newcastle District Co-operative Limited, Newcastle, N.S.W. pp 30 - 36

Women and the Co-operative Movement, Mrs. Isobel Packer, Chairman, Regional Council, Women's Guilds, Newcastle Co-operative. pp 82 - 87

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Co-operative College

collegelogoThe UK Co-operative College is dedicated to the promotion of co-operative values, ideas and principles. It was established in 1919. In the UK the Co-operative College is developing new models to run schools as co-operatives.  [ more detail ]

IYC Australia 2012

iyc-logo australia_hyphenVisit the Australian  International Year of Co-operatives 2012 web site - established by the Australian IYC 2012 National Steering Committee. Visit the site for Australian activities and resources for the International Year of Co-operatives in Australia.  [ more detail ]