Maleny Co-ops festival to mark National Co-operatives Fortnight

Maleny co-operatives will hold their ‘Co-ops4Change Fest’ this year during the National Co-operatives Fortnight, on September 22. The event will be held to recognise and support local co-operative businesses.

Maleny, situation 90km north of Brisbane, has a long history with co-operative businesses. Even today it is home to a large number of co-operatives, including art galleries, health food, organic produce stores, cafes, a co-op credit union and organic farming.

The ‘Co-ops4Change Fest’ will follow on from numerous ‘On the Couch’ events held in Maleny over the course of the year. The events involve discussion on topics such as; Re-thinking energy, share farming and community finance.

You can support Maleny Co-operatives by liking them on Facebook.

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Peter Russell-Clarke
Iconic TV chef and co-ops champion, Peter Russell-Clarke
"...because a lot of profit made from human effort is vanishing out of the local community where it is generated, we are becoming acutely aware that we need to join hands and protect each other by striving together to the benefit of our neighbours as well as our own family. We need to co-operate with each other - Bravo the co-operatives amongst you."

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