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There 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)
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
At 8:30 p.m on 29 December ABC1 showed the first of four programs on the People's Supermarket in the UK. The programs were first broadcast on Channel 4 in the UK in early 2011. The People's Supermarket was established in May 2010. Is the People's Supermarket a food co-operative or is it something else?
On behalf of all States and Territories, on 8 November 2011 NSW Fair Trading invited submissions on reporting requirements for small co-operatives. Submissions closed on the 7 December 2011. Seven submissions were received from - NSW Department of Education and training, the Co-operative Federation of Victoria Ltd, the Australian Accounting Standards Board, Co-operatives WA, Mark Snell and the Sydney Live Steam Locomotive Society Co-operative Ltd.