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2012 Co-operative Leadership Awards Gala Dinner
The 2012 Co-operative Leader of the Year Award (Legacy) and 2012 Future Leaders Award (Youth) were presented on 25 October at the National Co-operatives Conference by Australia’s favourite 'celeb chef' and great co-operator – Maggie Beer.

2012 IYC National Conference Flickr Gallery
The 2012 IYC National Conference, 24-25 October at the outstanding Glasshouse in a Port Macquarie New South Wales, was the premier event on the co-operative calendar raising awareness about the important role of co-operatives and mutuals in the Australian economy.

Bradford Co-operative
Historical images show Australia's rich co-operative heritage. These wonderful photos were sent to us by Les Malton, whose grandfather was a member of the Bradford Co-operative Society Yorkshire for more than forty years. Do you have any historical co-operative photos to share? Send them to

National IYC 2012 National Stamp Launch - 15 February 2012
100 co-operative representatives joined us in Melbourne on Wednesday, 15 February 2012, for the launch of the IYC 2012 stamps. It was a great event showcasing the diversity and strength of the Australian co-operative sector - a business model with scale. Special guest Dame Pauline Green, President of the International Co‐operative Alliance, launched the set of commemorative stamps , which feature nine Australian co‐operative businesses.

National IYC 2012 Launch - 22 November 2011
Australia launches 2012 United Nations International Year of Co-operatives at Parliament House Canberra, 22 November 2011.

International IYC 2012 Launch - 31 October-1 November 2011
UN Global Launch of IYC 2012, 31 October - 1 November, New York.



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