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Building a better Australia : 50+ stories of co-operation / written by Mark Derby
Bib ID 6333663
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Derby, Mark, 1956- author
 
Edition Commemorative edition. 
Description North Sydney, NSW : Focus, [2012] 
©2012 
144 pages : colour illustrations, colour portraits ; 28 cm 
ISBN 9781921156984 (hardback)
Summary

Building a Better Australia: 50+ stories of co-operation gives the stories, the people, and the facts behind some of our most iconic and successful co-operative businesses. From farmer owned businesses in the furthest reaches of our land, to hip inner-city food stores; from the bookstores on our campuses to our roadside assistance heroes - Australia is a land of co-operatives. Written by Mark Derby, the stories of our namesake brands from Murray Goulburn and Dairy Farmers to Batlow Apples and the RAC WA, will reawaken interest and pride in the industries and the organisations that have helped build our nation.

Notes

Cover title.

"2012 International Year of Co-operatives Australia"

Focus an imprint of Toro Media.

Subjects Cooperative societies -- Australia.  |  Economic sectors - Financial services.  |  Housing - Associations and cooperatives.  |  Yaygir / Yaegl people (E10) (NSW SH56-07)  |  Community organisations - Education.  |  Social organisation - Kinship.  |  Enterprises.  |  Health services - Community health centres.  |  Community development.  |  Australia -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.  |  Australia -- Social conditions -- 21st century.  |  Australia.  |  Redfern (Inner Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Clarence River (NSW N Coast SH56-07, SH52-06, SH52-02)  |  Australian
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Fifty plus stories of co-operation

Copyright information © 2012 Toro Media. 

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