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National Convention 1973

ACN1973 002There was an Australian Co-operatives National Convention  24 - 26  August 1973,  The Lakeside International Hotel, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, organised by the Co-operative Federation of Australia.

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

Australian Co-operative Statistics 30 June 1971 p 5

Relationship of Australian Co-operatives and the International Co-operative Alliance p 6

Conference Programme pp 7 -  9

Co-operative Representatives and Delegates pp 10 - 13

President's Introductory Remarks pp 14 - 15

Opening Address, Hon. L.H. Barnard, Deputy Prime Minister of Australia pp 16 - 23

Some other Governments Policies Towards Co-operatives, Miss. M. Digby, O.B.E. Consultant, Plunkett Foundation for Co-operative Studies pp 24 - 28

Rol;e of Agricultural Co-operatives in the Market Place, Mr. K.W. Edwards, C>B>E., General Manager, Westralian Farmers Co-operative pp 29 - 36

The Role of Co-operative Law, Mr. D.A. Horton, LL.B, Registrar Co-operative Societies New South Wales
pp 37 - 44

International Co-operative Services for Australian Co-operatives, Mr. I. H. Hunter, Australian Representative on I.C.A. Regional Office in S.E. Asia Agriculture and Trade Committee

Special Features of Co-operative Financing, Mr. R.H. Graham, Finance Manager, Westralian Farmers Co-operative   pp. 50 - 57

Taxation of Australian Co-operatives, Mr. E.F. Mannix, Taxation Consultant to Co-operative Federation of Australia                   

Co-operatives and the Urban Community, R. B. Maybury, Hon. Secretary, Co-operative Federation of Victoria, pp. 65 = 68

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