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FCA Media Releases

2016

Wednesday 17 August

FCA celebrates franchising success at the SA Franchise Awards

Tuesday 7 June

Franchise stars shine at Vic/Tas Excellence in Franchising Awards

Friday 27 May

Franchise Council of Australia announces new CEO - Damian Paull

Wednesday 4 May

Franchise Council of Australia welcomes Federal Budget small business stimulus initiatives

Tuesday 12 April

NSW/ACT Excellence in Franchising Awards Showcase Franchising Success Stories

Friday 8 April

Franchising's Peak Body Supports Strong Franchising Sector

Wednesday 23 March

New Franchising Board chair appointed - Billson aims to boost buoyant sector

Wednesday 10 February

Excellence in Franchising Awards recognise QLD/NT's best in franchising

2015

Wednesday 14 October

MYOB FCA Excellence in Franchising Award winners honoured on the Gold Coast

Monday 12 October

National Franchise Convention 2015 focuses on best practice

Monday 31 August

SA's best in franchising announced at Excellence in Franchising Awards

Friday 21 August

Victoria and Tasmania's best in franchising announced at Excellence in Franchising Awards

Monday 17 August

WA's best in franchising announced at Excellence in Franchising Awards

Monday 27 July

NSW and ACT's best in franchising announced at Excellence in Franchising Awards

Monday 20 July

Queensland's best in franchising recognised at Excellence in Franchising Awards

Thursday 16 April

2015 MYOB FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards national categories open!

2014

Thursday 13 November

Franchise Council of Australia welcomes new Franchising Code of Conduct

Friday 5 September

ACCC to be given more power as Competition and Consumer Act amendment passes in the Senate

Monday 25 August

Franchisees and support staff honoured VIC/TAS FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards

Monday 11 August

South Australian franchisees and support staff recognised at Aon SA FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards

Monday 4 August

WA franchisees and support staff recognised at BDA/Finn Franchise Brokers WA FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards

Monday 28 July

Franchise stars announced at NSW/ACT FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards

Monday 21 July

Queenslands best in franchising revealed at FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards

Thursday 3 April

FCA endorses Minister's announcement on Franchising Code of Conduct

Friday 21 February

FCA supports Small Business Minister's stance on lending

Monday 6 January

Franchise Council of Australia welcomes Franchising Code update in 2014

2013

Wednesday 23 October

NAB FCA Excellence in Franchising Award winners honoured at Gala Dinner

Monday 2 September

NAB FCA VIC/TAS Excellence in Franchising Awards Winners Announced

Monday 12 August

NAB FCA WA Excellence in Franchising Awards Winners Announced

Monday 22 July

Queenslands best announced at NAB FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards

Saturday 29 June

South Australian franchisees honoured at NAB FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards

Friday 17 May

FCA welcomes expert report on franchising

Friday 12 April

Study confirms reasons franchise businesses outperform wider SME sector

Monday 7 January

FCA welcomes Code review

2012

Monday 3 December

Good news on GST-free threshold for imports ...?

Monday 26 November

World-leading franchise accreditation process to be introduced in Australia

Wednesday 10 October

Franchising stars honoured at NAB FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards

Friday 18 May

FCA welcomes payroll tax relief

Friday 13 April

COAG action on duplicate regulation should focus on SA

Thursday 15 March

FCA welcomes announcement of National Small Business Commissioner

Wednesday 29 February

Retailers unite in call for action

Wednesday 1 February

FCA raises more questions about Zumbo appointment

2011

Thursday 22 December

WA Small Business Commissioner announced

Wednesday 19 October

FCA welcomes proposed amendments to SBC Bill

Friday, 14 October 2011

World-leading franchise authority believes SA Bill could damage sector

Thursday 13 October

2011 FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards winners announced

Friday, 23 September

Franchisees add voice to the Small Business Commissioner debate

Friday, 23 September

Prominent SA franchise sector voices have concerns about SBC Bill

Wednesday, 21 September

More doubts emerge on costs of SA Small Business Commissioner Bill 2011

Wednesday, 14 September

FCA Welcomes SA Opposition's integrity on back-door franchising bill - calls for Upper House inquiry

Thursday, 13 September

FCA disappointed at Small Business Bill

Friday, 2 September

Deloittes survey beware regulatory burden

Monday, 29 August

WA Government retail leasing move backed by FCA

Wednesday,13 July

NSW/ACT Exellence in Franchising Awards

Friday, 8 July

Franchisee Success Club-World first initiative from the FCA

Friday, 24 June
WA Parliament committee says no to Abetz franchising bill

Tuesday, 22 February
Abetz bill gets a resounding NO

Tuesday, 15 February
New IFA franchisee Chairman opposees proposed WA/SA franchising changes

Wednesday, 2 February
Federal Minister supports education and dispute resolution approach

Tuesday, 25 January
State-based franchising Legislation: no benefit, all risk

2010

Tuesday, 16 November
100-year business veteran says it will leave WA if Abetz bill passed

Wednesday, 10 November
Investment bets off in WA - $ Millions at risk if proposed WA Franchising Bill goes ahead

Sunday, 7 November
Franchise community alarmed at proposed WA legislation - An abuse of process, says WA and national Franchise community

Wednesday, 13 October
The best in Australian small business celebrated at gala Franchising Awards dinner

Monday, 11 October 2010
Small Business Minister promises franchise community regulatory stability

Monday, 4 October 2010
Proposed SA law a yoke for franchising

Friday, 1 October 2010
Senator Nick Sherry to speak at small business communitys number one national conference - NFC10

Saturday, 11 September 2010
Small business heroes celebrated at QLD franchising Awards

Thursday, 26 August 2010
Independents & Greens tell FCA they are keen supporters of small business

Monday 23 August 2010
FCA calls for stability and no separate state-based franchising laws

Friday, 23 July 2010
New Diploma to help professionals in the franchise sector

Monday, 28 June, 2010
La Porchetta CEO to open up about death of the Pizza King Rocky Pantaleo and how the business managed the Crisis

Friday, 4 June 2010
"No state-based laws" according to 95% of Franchise Council Members

Wednesday, 3 March 2010
Government confirms good faith in franchising with sensible reforms and vows to stop changing the code

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