Australian co-operatives range in size from small not-for-profit organisations
with 5 members to billion dollar commercial enterprises serving national and
The following is a list of the top 20 co-operatives registered
co-operatives law and is sourced from the
Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutual's
2016 National Mutual Economy Report.
The list is dominated by co-ops in the wholesale  and retail
 trade industries.
Co-operatives engaged in wholesale trade include nine
agricultural products and seafood, and four in other goods wholesaling. The
remaining three co-ops manufacture
NSW has the most co-operatives in the top 20 , followed by South Australia
 and Western