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Franchise Council of Australia

The Franchise Council of Australia is the peak business organisation representing a compliant, sustainable and profitable franchise sector.

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NSW/ACT Excellence in Franchising Awards Night (CANCELLED)

Tuesday 27 February 2024
Celebrate nominees and winners of the NSW/ACT Excellence in Franchising Awards. Dinner and beverages will be provided. More information to come.
Waterview in Bicentennial Park
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SA Excellence in Franchising Awards Night (CANCELLED)

Wednesday 6 March 2024
Celebrate nominees and winners of the SA Excellence in Franchising Awards. Dinner and beverages will be provided. More information to come.
The Terrace Hotel
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VIC/TAS Excellence in Franchising Awards Night (CANCELLED)

Thursday 14 March 2024
Celebrate nominees and winners of the VIC/TAS Excellence in Franchising Awards. Dinner and beverages will be provided. More information to come.
AC Hotel by Marriott Melbourne Southbank
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VIC Coffee Catch Up

Tuesday 19 March 2024
Network at the Nurse Next Door office with State Committee members over a coffee. Limited spots available.
Nurse Next Door Home Care Services
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WA Excellence in Franchising Awards Night (CANCELLED)

Tuesday 19 March 2024
Celebrate nominees and winners of the VIC/TAS Excellence in Franchising Awards. Dinner and beverages will be provided. More information to come.
The Camfield
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QLD Excellence in Franchising Awards Night (CANCELLED)

Thursday 21 March 2024
Celebrate nominees and winners of the QLD Excellence in Franchising Awards. Dinner and beverages will be provided. More information to come.
The Inchcolm by Ovolo
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NSW Insights Afternoon Event (CANCELLED)

Thursday 11 April 2024
Join us for an interactive and informative discussion with a special guest to be announced in the New Year! Light catering, tea and coffee will be provided.
Sydney Masonic Centre
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VIC Insights: Recruiting Next Generation of Franchisees (CANCELLED)

Wednesday 17 April 2024
Join us for an interactive and informative discussion with a special guests to be announced in the New Year! Light breakfast, tea and coffee will be provided.
Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club
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VIC Coffee Catch Up

Wednesday 1 May 2024
Network with State Committee members and FCA members over a coffee at a State Committee member office. Limited spots available.
TBC
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SA Insights Breakfast Event (CANCELLED)

Thursday 6 June 2024
Join us for an interactive and informative discussion with a special guest to be announced in the New Year! Light breakfast, tea and coffee will be provided.
Crowne Plaza
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WA Insights Breakfast Event (CANCELLED)

Thursday 13 June 2024
Join us for an interactive and informative discussion with a special guest to be announced in the New Year! Light breakfast, tea and coffee will be provided.
Mount Lawley Golf Club
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QLD Insights Breakfast Event (CANCELLED)

Tuesday 18 June 2024
Join us for an interactive and informative discussion with a special guest to be announced in the New Year! Light breakfast, tea and coffee will be provided.
Victoria Park
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QLD Insights|Grow your franchise network: how brands did it (CANCELLED)

Tuesday 20 February 2024
Join us for an interactive conversation with franchise brands who have shown impressive growth and success with their locations over the past 3 years. Stories, methods, strategies used will be shared with the opportunity to ask questions. Speakers will be announced in the New Year. Light breakfast, tea and coffee will be provided.
Victoria Park
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VIC Insights Breakfast Event (CANCELLED)

Wednesday 14 February 2024
Join us for an interactive and informative discussion with a special guest to be announced in the New Year! Light breakfast, tea and coffee will be provided.
Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club
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WA Insights | Navigating the 2024 opportunities and trends (CANCELLED)

Tuesday 13 February 2024
Embark on a morning of transformation at the WA Insights Breakfast featuring visionary keynote speakers discussing franchisee recruitment, innovation, and top trends for 2024. Gain actionable insights to keep your franchise at the forefront of industry trends, participate in an open Q&A session where you can pose your burning questions to the experts. Cap off the morning with invaluable networking opportunities, connecting with the franchise community. This event is an invitation to not only gather insights but to engage, collaborate, and propel your franchise to new heights. Light breakfast, tea and coffee will be provided.
Mount Lawley Golf Club
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WA State Chapter Christmas and End of Year Soiree

Thursday 7 December 2023
Join the FCA WA State Chapter Committee at our Christmas and end of year 2023 Soiree – engage in camaraderie and fellowship to celebrate the year that was, and welcome 2024! Enjoy a Welcome drink on arrival, an array of appetizers and live music! Member Tickets: $55.00pp // Non-Members $110
Cypher Bar (inside The Beaufort)
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NSW/ACT State Chapter Christmas and End of Year Celebration

Tuesday 5 December 2023
Join our NSW/ACT FCA State Chapter Committee and your fellow franchising peers for a night of celebration and festive cheer as we share our wins from the year. Enjoy finger food and drinks while catching up with your colleagues at the final FCA event of 2023. Let's celebrate the end of the year by acknowledging the challenges we faced and getting ready for what 2024 will bring. Thank you to Findex for hosting this event.
Findex Office Sydney
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VIC/TAS State Chapter Christmas and End of Year Celebration

Thursday 30 November 2023
Join our VIC/TAS FCA State Chapter Committee and your fellow franchising peers for a night of celebration and festive cheer as we share our wins from the year.

 Enjoy finger food and drinks while catching up with your colleagues at the final FCA event of 2023.

 This year we are again teaming with the charity OzChild to support children in need. We encourage everyone to bring along a gift to put under the OzChild wishing tree. OzChild is a leading child welfare organisation committed to improving the lives of at-risk children, young people and families for over 170 years. We work hard every day to provide a better future for those in our care, with the belief that every child and young person deserves the chance to shine. Let's celebrate the end of the year by acknowledging 2023 and the exciting year ahead in 2024. Guests welcome to attend.
FCA proudly supports local business. Thai restaurant - 'LadyBoy Dining & Bar'
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SA State Chapter Christmas and End of Year Celebration

Tuesday 28 November 2023
Join our SA FCA State Chapter Committee and your fellow franchising peers for a night of celebration and festive cheer as we share our wins from the year. Enjoy finger food and drinks while catching up with your colleagues at the final FCA event of 2023. Let's celebrate the end of the year by acknowledging the challenges we faced and getting ready for what 2024 will bring.
The Duke of Brunswick Hotel, The Coleridge Room
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QLD/NT State Chapter Christmas and End of Year Celebration

Thursday 23 November 2023
Join our QLD/NT FCA State Chapter Committee and your fellow franchising peers for a night of celebration and festive cheer as we share our wins from the year. Enjoy finger food and complimentary drink on arrival while catching up with your colleagues at the final FCA event of 2023. Let's celebrate the end of the year and get excited for an exciting year ahead in 2024. Event will include an address from FCA CEO Matthew Monaghan, a update on Education in Franchising by Darryn McAullife, update from Jan Timms on Franchising Education Best Practice plus interact with our panel of learning and development experts! Members guests are welcome to attend and join in the celebration.
The Ship Inn
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FCA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2022/2023 - In-person Meeting

4.00pm (AEDT) Wednesday, 25 Oct 2023
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
FCA Head Office
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FCA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2022/2023 - Online Meeting (Zoom)

4.00pm (AEDT) Wednesday, 25 Oct 2023
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
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WA State Chapter Coffee Catch-Up

Wednesday 11 October 2023
Working healthier not harder for entrepreneurs/business owners
Optus Stadium - City View Cafe
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QLD Franchise Code of Conduct Consultation

Tuesday 19 September 2023
The Small Business Minister has appointed Dr Michael Schaper to conduct a review of the Franchising Code of Conduct, as is required due to the sun-setting provisions of the Code and previous Government commitments to review the effectiveness of the Franchise Disclosure Register. We have been actively engaged with the Minister and the Department in the lead up to this announcement, and we will continue to be involved with the Review for its duration. We always seek to ensure our submissions reflect the views of our members and contain practical examples of any problems we highlight. This session will give an update on the development of our submission and an opportunity for you to contribute and provide your insights and perspectives, ensuring your voice is heard and contributes to our final submission. Facilitator: Matthew Monaghan, Chief Executive Officer, Franchise Council of Australia Commentary and Briefing: Stephen Giles, Partner , Norton Rose Fulbright
Victoria Park
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FCA QLD Insights Into Franchising Breakfast

Tuesday 19 September 2023
Join us for an interactive and informative discussion. On Tuesday, 19 September at 7.00 am the Franchise Council of Australia QLD Committee invites you to join an informative panel discussion and Q & A session, over morning tea and refreshments. Regardless of whether you are a franchise owner, partner, or supplier supporting franchises, there will be valuable takeaways and practical actionable outcomes to leave with. This is a great opportunity to also meet and hear from the Franchise Council of Australia’s newly appointed CEO, Matthew Monaghan on the direction of the association.
Victoria Park
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VIC Franchise Code of Conduct Consultation

Thursday 14 September 2023
The Small Business Minister has appointed Dr Michael Schaper to conduct a review of the Franchising Code of Conduct, as is required due to the sun-setting provisions of the Code and previous Government commitments to review the effectiveness of the Franchise Disclosure Register. We have been actively engaged with the Minister and the Department in the lead up to this announcement, and we will continue to be involved with the Review for its duration. We always seek to ensure our submissions reflect the views of our members and contain practical examples of any problems we highlight. This session will give an update on the development of our submission and an opportunity for you to contribute and provide your insights and perspectives, ensuring your voice is heard and contributes to our final submission. Facilitator: Matthew Monaghan, Chief Executive Officer, Franchise Council of Australia Commentary and Briefing: Brendan Green, Chair, Franchise Council of Australia
State Library Victoria
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FCA SA Insights Into Franchising Breakfast

Wednesday 13 September 2023
On Wednesday, 13 September at 7.30 am the Franchise Council of Australia SA Committee invites you to join an informative panel discussion and Q & A session, over morning tea and refreshments. Regardless of whether you are a franchise owner, partner, or supplier supporting franchises, there will be valuable takeaways and practical actionable outcomes to leave with. This is a great opportunity to also meet and hear from the Franchise Council of Australia’s newly appointed State Manager SA, Helen Alfa on the direction of the association.
The Holiday Inn Express
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NSW Franchise Code of Conduct Consultation

Tuesday 12 September 2023
The Small Business Minister has appointed Dr Michael Schaper to conduct a review of the Franchising Code of Conduct, as is required due to the sun-setting provisions of the Code and previous Government commitments to review the effectiveness of the Franchise Disclosure Register. We have been actively engaged with the Minister and the Department in the lead up to this announcement, and we will continue to be involved with the Review for its duration. We always seek to ensure our submissions reflect the views of our members and contain practical examples of any problems we highlight. This session will give an update on the development of our submission and an opportunity for you to contribute and provide your insights and perspectives, ensuring your voice is heard and contributes to our final submission. Facilitator: Matthew Monaghan, Chief Executive Officer, Franchise Council of Australia Commentary and Briefing: Brendan Green, Chair, Franchise Council of Australia
Kirribilli Club
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WA Franchise Code of Conduct Consultation

Thursday 7 September 2023
The Small Business Minister has appointed Dr Michael Schaper to conduct a review of the Franchising Code of Conduct, as is required due to the sun-setting provisions of the Code and previous Government commitments to review the effectiveness of the Franchise Disclosure Register. We have been actively engaged with the Minister and the Department in the lead up to this announcement, and we will continue to be involved with the Review for its duration. We always seek to ensure our submissions reflect the views of our members and contain practical examples of any problems we highlight. This session will give an update on the development of our submission and an opportunity for you to contribute and provide your insights and perspectives, ensuring your voice is heard and contributes to our final submission. Facilitator: Matthew Monaghan, Chief Executive Officer, Franchise Council of Australia
Mount Lawley Golf Club
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WA Breakfast Event: Navigating Economic Shifts

Thursday 7 September 2023
Join us for an interactive and informative discussion. On Thursday, 7 September at 7.30am the Franchise Council of Australia WA Committee invites you to join an informative panel discussion and Q & A session exploring the economic shifts ahead for WA franchises and how best to navigate the positive and negative impacts, over a delicious plated breakfast. We'll be diving into the effects of inflation, rising prices, labor shortages, supply disruptions and other factors that have been on everyone's mind due to 12 months of consecutive interest rate rises. Regardless of whether you are a franchise owner, partner, or supplier supporting franchises, there will be valuable takeaways and practical actionable outcomes to leave with. This is a great opportunity to also meet and hear from the Franchise Council of Australia’s newly appointed CEO, Matthew Monaghan on the direction of the association.
Mount Lawley Golf Club
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NSW Insights Into Franchising Breakfast Event

Friday 11 August 2023
Join us for an interactive and informative discussion. The franchise model has always been about building strong relationships between the franchisor and franchisee. However in the modern world with multiple methods of communication, ever increasing time and cost pressures, rapidly evolving market places and a changing Franchise Code of Conduct how do you maintain these relationships and make your support productive. Our panel from some leading franchise systems will discuss how they have structured their field support teams to meet these demands, how they incorporate technology, and the changes they are thinking about for the future.
Sydney Masonic Centre
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WA State Chapter July Coffee Catch-Up

Wednesday 26 July 2023
Entering Into New Markets – Some Learnings from 7-Eleven’s Entry into WA Join us for an informal gathering, catch up and mingle with other franchise industry participants and talk about issues that are on your mind. This month's coffee catch-up with feature a short presentation by Nick Maddox, Retail Area Lead South (VIC/WA), 7-Eleven, followed by a roundtable discussion.
Optus Stadium - City View Cafe
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VIC Insights Into Franchising Breakfast Event

Wednesday 19 July 2023
Join us for an interactive and informative discussion with an experienced franchise founder, director and CEOs, including one who purchased and grew an existing Master Franchise, as they share their stories and key lessons learnt along their journey; what worked, what they would do differently if they had their time again and more. The panel will also include an extensive Q&A with the audience to deliver real value to those in attendance. Come along and learn from your peers in this engaging and unmissable event. FCA members will receive the special rate of 50% off their ticket purchase. Don't delay - book your tickets now!
Leonda By The Yarra
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VIC WIF Breakfast: What it Takes to Succeed in Franchising

Wednesday 7 June 2023
FCA Women In Franchising invites you to a special breakfast event on ‘What it Takes to Succeed in Franchising’. Hear from keynote speaker and 2021 Franchise Council of Australia (FCA) Hall of Fame Inductee Leslie Gillespie, on how she built Bakers Delight from the ground up, to the successful international franchise it is today. Leslie will then be joined by recent FCA Excellence in Franchising Award Winners on an open and honest panel discussion on how they have become successful in franchising. This includes Emma Glazebrook (MBCM Strata Specialists, 2022 award for Franchise Women of the Year), and Melinda Horlock (National Marketing Manager, Fernwood Fitness). Come along to hear how these influential women have succeeded in franchising, and walk away with not only a goodie bag, but with tips and strategies for success and overcoming adversity. $5 from every ticket sold will be donated to the Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) charity. BCNA is Australia’s leading breast cance
Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne
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FCA SA Breakfast: Investing in the Future of Your Business

Tuesday 23 May 2023
As global crises and challenging economic times loom, the entrepreneur is faced with a different and greater level of risk. Decisions around conserving versus investing take on a heightened sense of importance in this context. Our panel will discuss some of the key factors to consider during these uncertain economic times. With topics ranging from recession proofing tips to dispelling the myths which abound during recessions, our expert panel will provide sound guidance on the approach taken by financial institutions during a recession, and initiatives successful business owners take. This will be an event worth participating if you are looking for the inside track as financial conditions tighten.
The Terrace Hotel Adelaide
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WA State Chapter Coffee Catch-Up

Wednesday 3 May 2023
How to generate $1m in leads in 15 mins
Optus Stadium - City View Cafe
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FCA NSW Afternoon Tea: Effective Franchisee Recruitment

Thursday 27 April 2023
Hear from the Experts in a seminar exploring ideas and strategies beyond just Search Engine Optimisation. Come and join franchise industry leaders to discuss current recruitment challenges, what's new and who is doing what? Meet the expert panel who will share their experiences, success stories, challenges and strategies for successfully attracting and recruiting the right franchisees for their business now and for the future. Eden Exchange CEO and Founder Raghu Rajakumar will explain his innovative approaches to Franchisee recruitment and engagement and turning leads into business using their platform which connects over 3,000 people a month via their captured databases and targeted social media campaigns. This will be followed by a Q&A panel discussion with several leading Franchise Executives in the NSW FCA Franchising Family.
Sydney Masonic Centre
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FCA SA Breakfast: Investing in the Future of Your Business (CANCELLED)

Wednesday 29 March 2023
As global crises and challenging economic times loom, the entrepreneur is faced with a different and greater level of risk. Decisions around conserving versus investing take on a heightened sense of importance in this context. Our panel will discuss some of the key factors to consider during these uncertain economic times. With topics ranging from recession proofing tips to dispelling the myths which abound during recessions, our expert panel will provide sound guidance on the approach taken by financial institutions during a recession, and initiatives successful business owners take. This will be an event worth participating if you are looking for the inside track as financial conditions tighten.
The Terrace Hotel Adelaide
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FCA QLD Breakfast: Choosing the Right Path in 2023

Thursday 23 March 2023
Each year brings its own challenges and opportunities for small business. 2023 is proving no different and once again franchised businesses are well placed to learn from the experiences and successes of others. Join us on Thursday 23 March for an update from our newly appointed QLD Small Business Commissioner, Dominque Lamb who will discuss: “What’s next for small business - practical tips to help you stay out of trouble and some short cuts along the way”. In addition we will be hearing from a panel of successful QLD franchisors on their overseas expansion experiences and learnings from the February International Franchise Association convention. And, of course, we will be providing plenty of time for networking with your franchise friends and peers.
Queensland Cricketers Club
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FCA VIC Breakfast: Learn from top marketing professionals

Wednesday 22 March 2023
As a franchisor, it is essential to keep up with the latest marketing trends and updates. Hear from three very different brands about how they have navigated through this new era of marketing, and how they have worked to evolve their marketing to suit the current trends and strike the right balance with the needs of their franchise partners, including driving potential customers to their brands. Attend this breakfast to: -Tap into the wealth of knowledge and experience of top marketing professionals -Learn proven strategies for reaching your target audience and driving sales -Stay up-to-date on the latest marketing trends to stay ahead of the competition -Get expert insights and advice to help you refine your own marketing approach
Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club
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WA State Chapter Coffee Catch-Up

Wednesday 8 February 2023
Getting the best from your team.
Dome Maylands
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WA State Chapter Christmas and End of Year Celebration

Wednesday 7 December 2022
Join our WA FCA State Chapter Committee and your fellow franchising peers for a night of celebration and festive cheer as we share our wins from the year. Enjoy finger food and drinks while catching up with your colleagues at the final FCA event of 2022. Let's celebrate the end of the year by acknowledging the challenges we faced and getting ready for what 2023 will bring.
OPTUS Stadium
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SA State Chapter Christmas and End of Year Celebration

Thursday 1 December 2022
Join our SA FCA State Chapter Committee and your fellow franchising peers for a night of celebration and festive cheer as we share our wins from the year. Enjoy finger food and drinks while catching up with your colleagues at the final FCA event of 2022. Let's celebrate the end of the year by acknowledging the challenges we faced and getting ready for what 2023 will bring.
Glenelg Golf Club
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QLD/NT State Chapter Christmas and End of Year Celebration

Wednesday 30 November 2022
Join our QLD/NT FCA State Chapter Committee and your fellow franchising peers for a night of celebration and festive cheer as we share our wins from the year. Enjoy finger food and complimentary drink on arrival while catching up with your colleagues at the final FCA event of 2022. Let's celebrate the end of the year by acknowledging the challenges we faced and getting ready for what 2023 will bring.
The Ship Inn
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VIC/TAS State Chapter Christmas and End of Year Celebration

Wednesday 30 November 2022
Join our VIC/TAS FCA State Chapter Committee and your fellow franchising peers for a night of celebration and festive cheer as we share our wins from the year. Enjoy finger food and drinks while catching up with your colleagues at the final FCA event of 2022. Let's celebrate the end of the year by acknowledging the challenges we faced and getting ready for what 2023 will bring.
Findex Offices
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NSW/ACT State Chapter Christmas and End of Year Celebration

Tuesday 29 November 2022
Join our NSW/ACT FCA State Chapter Committee and your fellow franchising peers for a night of celebration and festive cheer as we share our wins from the year. Enjoy finger food and drinks while catching up with your colleagues at the final FCA event of 2022. Let's celebrate the end of the year by acknowledging the challenges we faced and getting ready for what 2023 will bring.
Findex Offices
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FCA WA Franchisors & Master Franchisees Lunch

Monday 28 November 2022
FCA WA Franchisors & Master Franchisees Lunch
Kailis Bros Leederville
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WA State Chapter Social Networking Night

Tuesday 20 September 2022
The FCA WA State Chapter Committee invite you to attend our upcoming Social Networking Night to be held at The Flour Factory in Perth on Tuesday 20 September. Join us for networking, finger food and drinks in a social setting, with plenty of time to make new connections, share stories and learn from each other within the broader franchising network of WA. Be inspired by your fellow Western Australians making an outstanding difference in their business, their franchise system and community as we acknowledge and celebrate our Business Essentials WA Regional Excellence in Franchising Awards finalists and announce the State's winners. We look forward to seeing you there!
The Flour Factory (The Sherry)
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FCA NSW Afternoon Tea: The Future of Retail

Wednesday 14 September 2022
Join us for an exclusive afternoon tea event on the future of retail, where you will hear from industry experts Brian Walker and Anastasia Lloyd-Wallis from the Retail Doctor Group. Richard Goodman, Chief Executive Officer of Foodco will also be giving a presentation and Q&A session where he will focus on the changes across the Foodco group as they have dealt with the challenges across all markets they operate in. The experts will then come together for a panel session, hosted by Richard Thame, Chief Executive Officer of CouriersPlease.
Foodco Head Office
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FCA VIC Breakfast: Recruiting the Right People

Tuesday 13 September 2022
In 2022 one of the major challenges currently confronting employers, Franchisors and Franchisees is the attraction, recruitment, and retention of great people. Who are you looking for, where do you find them, is your recruitment process fit for purpose? Never before has it been more important to get your processes right. From understanding where to look, to the recruitment process itself, to onboarding and understanding why people stay and just as important, why they leave, join our industry experts for an interactive workshop on best practice tips on finding, recruiting and retaining the right people for your business.
Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne
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VIC/TAS FCA Regional Excellence in Franchising Awards Night

Thursday 8 September 2022
Please join us to celebrate VIC/TAS franchising's highest achievers with a fabulous cocktail party in a sophisticated, design-led function space atop the new AC Hotel by Marriott. Be inspired by those in your State making an outstanding difference in their business, their franchise system and your community. Don't miss this great opportunity to socialise with your peers at the regional night-of-nights with toasts, good cheer and all the excitement of the Business Essentials FCA VIC/TAS Excellence in Franchising Awards! Dress code: formal attire
AC Hotel by Marriott Melbourne Southbank
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SA Sundowner: Franchising Post-Pandemic

Wednesday 31 August 2022
Franchise franchise systems have become more robust, agile and innovative after the last two years. In many cases, they are stronger and more resilient despite a changing community and economy. Join our panel of industry experts for a discussion on how their franchise brands navigated the COVID-19 marketplace, lessons learned, and plans for the future. Taylor Collison will also be providing a market update and insights for franchising. Our special guest the Hon Andrea Michaels, MP will be addressing members on her priorities in the Small and Family Business portfolio, as well as outlining the key issues and opportunities for SA small businesses. Be inspired by your fellow South Australians making an outstanding difference in their business, their franchise system and community as we acknowledge and celebrate our SA Regional Excellence in Franchising Awards finalists and announce the State's winners. This event is not one to be missed!
Glenelg Golf Club
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QLD/NT FCA Regional Excellence in Franchising Awards Night

Tuesday 30 August 2022
Please join us to celebrate QLD/NT franchising's highest achievers with a fabulous cocktail party in a classically boutique Parisian-inspired space. Be inspired by those in your State making an outstanding difference in their business, their franchise system and your community. Don't miss this great opportunity to socialise with your peers at the regional night-of-nights with toasts, good cheer and all the excitement of the Business Essentials FCA QLD/NT Excellence in Franchising Awards! Dress code: formal attire
Ovolo - The Inchcolm
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NSW/ACT FCA Regional Excellence in Franchising Awards Night

Tuesday 16 August 2022
Please join us to celebrate NSW/ACT franchising's highest achievers with a fabulous cocktail party in a timeless Parisian-inspired garden parlour. Be inspired by those in your State making an outstanding difference in their business, their franchise system and your community. Don't miss this great opportunity to socialise with your peers at the regional night-of-nights with toasts, good cheer and all the excitement of the FCA NSW/ACT Excellence in Franchising Awards! Dress code: formal attire
The Grounds of Alexandria - The Atrium
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FY2022-23 Summit - Doing Business

Thursday 28 July 2022
What’s in store for business in 2022-23? Hear how to prepare for the challenges and leverage the opportunities from the experts such as leading economist David Plank from ANZ Bank. Gain valuable insights on topics ranging from the culture of adopting change and recruiting new franchisees to adapting your customer offer to incorporate sustainability and single-use plastics.
Waterview in Bicentennial Park
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FCA Franchisee Forum

Wednesday 13 July 2022
The Franchise Council of Australia is pleased to announce the Franchisee Forum - a new interactive online event series specifically designed for franchisees. In 2022, the Franchisee Forum will focus on one of the major challenges currently confronting employers - the recruitment, attraction, and retention of great people.
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VIC WIF Breakfast: Creating Happier and Healthier Workplaces

Thursday 16 June 2022
The FCA Women In Franchising Committee invites you to a special breakfast event on ‘Creating Happier and Healthier Workplaces’.
Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne
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NSW WIF High Tea: Burnout, confidence and finding balance

Friday 3 June 2022
With all the turbulent ups and downs of the last few years, the pandemic brought to the forefront what many have been avoiding for years, burnout. Confidence plummeted, stress levels rose and on one hand we lost clarity and focus but on the other discovered things that we never knew about ourselves - better relationships, stronger connections, a work life balance that had been desired for too long and greater transparency on what was really important.
Rydges Norwest Sydney - Rebellion Bar & Grill
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FCA VIC Breakfast: Creating a Culture of Innovation

Wednesday 25 May 2022
Join our industry experts for an interactive workshop on best practice industry tips on innovation and technology adoption.
Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club
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WA State Chapter May Coffee Catch-Up

Thursday 5 May 2022
Local Area Marketing in the COVID recovery world – new ideas and insights
Dome Cafe
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NSW/ACT State Chapter Christmas Function

Wednesday 15 December 2021
The FCA NSW/ACT State Chapter Committee invite you to join your friends and associates from the franchise sector to network and share some Christmas and end of 2021 cheer.
Aerial UTS Function Centre
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VIC State Chapter Christmas Function

Thursday 9 December 2021
The FCA VIC State Chapter Committee invite you to join your friends and associates from the franchise sector to network and share some Christmas and end of 2021 cheer.
Niche on Bridge
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QLD/NT State Chapter Christmas Function

Thursday 2 December 2021
Join the QLD/NT State Chapter Committee for a night of celebration and festive cheer. Come and join your fellow members as we discuss a million reasons why we are looking forward to 2022.
The Ship Inn
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WA State Chapter Christmas Sundowner (CANCELLED)

Thursday 18 November 2021
The FCA WA State Chapter Committee invite you to join your friends and associates from the franchise sector to network and share some Christmas and end of 2021 cheer.
Swan River Hotel
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FCA Webinar with Bernard Salt AM

Thursday 11 November 2021
FCA Webinar with Bernard Salt AM
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FCA Legal Symposium 2021

11am - 3:30pm AEDT 19 & 20 October 2021
The franchise sector's essential guide to legal information and developments, the FCA's annual Legal Symposium returns online for 2021 on 19-20 October.
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New Franchising Code of Conduct – Compliance Essentials

11am - 3pm AEST 22 & 23 September
This workshop is designed to provide practical information for franchise systems to help implement the changes within their own business, including advice from specialist franchise lawyers, in-house legal counsel and leading franchise systems.
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FCA VIC Breakfast: Creating a Culture of Innovation (CANCELLED)

Wednesday 15 September 2021
Join our industry experts for an interactive workshop on best practice industry tips on innovation and technology adoption.
Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club
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WA FCA Regional Franchising Awards & Social Networking Night

Wednesday 28 July 2021
Please join us to celebrate WA franchising's highest achievers and mix and mingle at a fabulous cocktail party in a creatively charged urban oasis. Be inspired by those in your state making an outstanding difference in their business, their franchise system and your community. Don't miss this great opportunity to socialise with your peers at the regional night-of-nights with toasts, good cheer and all the excitement of the FCA WA Excellence in Franchising Awards!
QT Perth
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QLD/NT FCA Regional Excellence in Franchising Awards Night (CANCELLED)

Wednesday 21 July 2021
Please join us to celebrate QLD/NT franchising's highest achievers with a fabulous cocktail party in a unique art deco hotel. Be inspired by those in your State making an outstanding difference in their business, their franchise system and your community. Don't miss this great opportunity to socialise with your peers at the regional night-of-nights with toasts, good cheer, and all the excitement of the FCA QLD/NT Excellence in Franchising Awards! Dress code: formal attire
Ovolo Fortitude Valley
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WIF High Tea: Managing Burnout and Balance (CANCELLED)

Friday 16 July 2021
The Pandemic - what it taught us about burnout, confidence and finding balance.
Rydges Norwest Sydney - Rebellion Bar & Grill Restaurant
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VIC/TAS FCA Regional Excellence in Franchising Awards Night

Wednesday 14 July 2021
Please join us to celebrate VIC/TAS franchising's highest achievers with a fabulous cocktail party whilst you enjoy stunning views of the Yarra River. Be inspired by those in your State making an outstanding difference in their business, their franchise system and your community. Don't miss this great opportunity to socialise with your peers at the regional night-of-nights with toasts, good cheer, and all the excitement of the FCA VIC/TAS Excellence in Franchising Awards!
Crowne Plaza - Pearl Riverfront
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NSW/ACT FCA Regional Excellence in Franchising Awards Night (CANCELLED)

Tuesday 13 July 2021
Please join us to celebrate NSW/ACT franchising's highest achievers with a fabulous cocktail party in a timeless Parisian-inspired garden parlour. Be inspired by those in your State making an outstanding difference in their business, their franchise system and your community. Don't miss this great opportunity to socialise with your peers at the regional night-of-nights with toasts, good cheer and all the excitement of the FCA NSW/ACT Excellence in Franchising Awards! Dress code: formal attire
The Grounds of Alexandria - The Atrium
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FCA QLD Breakfast Event: Looking & Getting Ahead

Thursday 13 May 2021
After a COVID gap year, we can’t wait to get back together again over breakfast with each of you to hear from guest speakers and provide an opportunity for you to share ideas with your franchising peers. Don't miss the opportunity to hear from a hand selected panel, sharing their insights as well as an opportunity to discuss hot topics with your peers in franchising.
Queensland Cricketers’ Club
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April WA State Chapter Monthly Coffee Catch-Up

Thursday 22 April 2021
Join us for a discussion about the many financial considerations associated with the current economic environment. This will be an audience-led session, facilitated by Graham Downs - Downs Accounting, whereby the topics most relevant to you and other attendees will determine the agenda, so bring along your burning question or discussion topic you would like canvassed on the day. This session is suited to Franchisors, franchisees and suppliers. Cost: Free for members, $20 for non-members
Dome Cafe
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FCA's VIC Economic Breakfast

Tuesday 20 April 2021
After an unprecedented year, what does 2021 hold for Australia and the franchising sector? The VIC-TAS Chapter invites you to hear NAB's Group Chief Economist Alan Oster share what he sees unfolding on a global, national, and local scale in a keynote presentation at the FCA's VIC-TAS 2021 Economic Breakfast.
Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club
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WA State Chapter Coffee Catch-Up

Thursday 4 March 2021
The changing legal landscape - proposed changes ahead and what that means for you Join us for an informal discussion on what legal changes are ahead for businesses in the franchise sector including: -Franchising Code of Conduct -COVID recovery -Unfair contracts -Employment law Cost: Free for members, $20 for non-members
Dome Cafe
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VIC State Chapter Networking Event

Thursday 25 February 2021
2021 promises to be one of change and possibilities and we have shown that as a community we are stronger together. • FCA CEO Mary Aldred will outline key priorities for the sector in 2021 • Make new connections and catch up with fellow franchisors/franchisees/suppliers and our key partners. • Take this opportunity to network and share success stories amongst your peers. Cost: Members - $60 Non-Members - $99 *Please note, all pricing is inclusive of GST.
Niche on Bridge