The Borderlands Co-operative has been involved in community, social and international development, ecological sustainability, social justice and participatory approaches to research and evaluation since end-1997. It was formally established as a not-for-profit cooperative with elected Directors, in July 1998.
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Capricorn is a member based organisation proudly operating by cooperative principles to primarily support businesses in the automotive industry. This approach allows Members to better manage their businesses by saving time and money and ultimately to increase profits.
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Australia’s largest inland community credit union which has retained local decision making and community involvement that sets us apart from our competitors. We aim to provide trusted community banking through our commitment to our member owners, our values of integrity, respect and fairness and the cooperative principles.
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Norco is a dairy co-operative owned by our member suppliers who operate Australian dairy farms. Norco is committed to building its financial strength and stability, which includes enhancing the economic vitality and diversity of the rural and regional communities in which we operate, securing a sustainable supply chain and developing win-win partnerships in the markets that we serve.
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Plumber Supplies Co-operative (PSC) sells plumbing gear to plumbers, many of whom are members. Customers of the co-operative obtain extra financial benefits – discounted prices, a rebate based on the volume of their purchases and an annual dividend based on the size of their shareholding.
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The handsome and historic Renmark Hotel, in South Australias Murray River region, is the oldest co-operatively owned hotel in the British Commonwealth. Since 1897 it has provided hospitality and fine local produce to the local farming community that owns it.
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