Tomorrow The Duke and I will be attending a Special General Meeting of the Maleny Credit Union. This local financial institution is at risk of being swallowed up by a bigger credit union.
MCU was formed in 1984 in a town where co-operatives have a long and successful history. With 5,000 members, MCU has a strong focus on ethical and sustainable investment along with a commitment to loans for environmental initiatives.
Maleny is a town where people have strong opinions and are not afraid to voice them so I expect it to be a very lively meeting.
This article on crikey.com tells the story so far. Will this be another Woolworths battle?