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Represents & Assists NSW Co-operatives

Promotes public awareness of Co-operatives

Facilitates & provides assistance & services

Co-ops in Australia - A Manual

This manual is designed to assist anyone who wants to start or join a co-operative, and also increase the understanding of members already involved in co-operatives across Australia. It is also designed to assist members of other entity types to understand the pros and cons of the co-operative structure (compared with their existing structure).
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Mid North Coast (Connected)

Mid North Coast [Connected] is a document that shows potential investors another side to this region:
an industrial paradise of low cost land, affordable housing, ever-increasing connectivity and a highly skilled workforce. We invite you to discover a world of business opportunities right on our doorstep, all within the setting of one of the most beautiful regions in Australia.
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NEW ERA FOR COMMERCIAL FISHING ON MID NORTH COAST

Member for Oxley Melinda Pavey has welcomed changes announced  to commercial fishing in NSW, which will support local fishers and ensure the supply of locally caught, high quality seafood continues into the future. Link to details…

About Us

The Federation is the peak representative body for co-operatives in New South Wales.

A co-operative is an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social and cultural needs and aspirations, through a jointly owned and democratically controlled enterprise.

If your organisation works in accordance with co-operative principles, please consider joining the Federation, so that we can strengthen the co-operative sector, to the benefit of everyone.

  • Represent and assist co-operatives and like entities in their relationships with government;

  • Facilitate and provide assistance and services, including the Co-operatives Conference every 18 months;

  • Promote public awareness and understanding of the significance of co-operative structures;

  • Promote the exchange of information amongst co-operative entities; and

  • Work with other co-operative organisations interstate and internationally.