Franchise Council of Australia

Member Testimonials

Leadership, guidance and a united voice with government

“As a large franchisor entity in the QSR sector, and the largest Australian QSR, we consider our Franchise Council of Australia membership an invaluable asset.

“The FCA provides us and the industry a platform to connect and discuss matters relating to the franchise business industry, as well as a united voice in the media and with government.”

Karen Bozic
Group Chief Executive Officer
Craveable Brands Pty Ltd
Red Rooster, Oporto & Chicken Treat

Timely and accurate information for franchise businesses

“For me, the key reasons for membership surround information and networking. The current environment has shown us why good, timely and accurate information is critical for a business.

“With all of the changes in relation to COVID-19…the Franchise Council has been outstanding in its delivery of timely and effective communication around those changes specific to different businesses and different states.”

Maria Kovacic
Franchisee, ANZ Mobile Lending

Commitment to engagement, learning, compliance and representation

“In my opinion, holding membership of the FCA is an essential investment. It reflects the organisation’s commitment to engagement, learning, compliance and representation that is vital and invaluable.

“The value of membership during and post COVID-19 will prove to be critical and essential to help you respond and adapt and survive the changes to our business reality.”

Derek Sutherland
Special Counsel, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
Chair FCA Legal Committee (Since 2010)

Unparalleled support and representation

“There has never been a more important time to be a member of the FCA.

“As a multi-unit franchisee, it is critical that we are supported and represented within our industry and to government.

“No other industry body comes close to the pro-activeness in representing all of our interests.”

Daniel Mesiti

Exceptional value in achieving best practice operations

“Pack & Send has been a member of the Franchise Council of Australia, from the time we started with just one franchise, to today where we have over 135 franchises in three countries.

“If you’re a franchise company that’s got a goal to be at best practice operational standards, our experience is that you’ll get exceptional value as a member of the Franchise Council of Australia.”

Michael Paul
CEO and Founder, Pack & Send

Best practice, extensive resources and experience

“I have been with the FCA since 2018 and the experience has been nothing short of exceptional. I’m able to tap into the extensive resources and experience that the FCA has, be it national or my local chapter here in WA.

“The FCA has enabled me to take best practice from the top brands across Australia and incorporate it into my business management plan together with my franchisor.”

Soon Khoo, Managing Director
Chatime Carousel, Waterford & Willetton

A wealth of tools, resources and support

“Our company has been an active member of the FCA now for over 20 years.

“The FCA are an amazing industry body, providing a wealth of tools, resources and support for our business but for the franchise industry here in general in Australia.

“We actively participate in all the great regular events they have, which gives us access to valuable resources and information, expertise, guidance and the ability to network with industry peers, which I think is invaluable.

“I would highly recommend to any franchisee or franchisor today to get on board and become a member of this great industry body.”

Jarrod Montigue
GM – Hudsons Australia & New Zealand

Guidance, support and communication

“We’ve been a member of the Franchise Council of Australia for over 20 years. The guidance, the support, the networking opportunities and the clear communication that we’ve gained from our membership has been beneficial to our business.

“Recently we’ve had the COVID-19 situation and the clear communication, guidance and support that we’ve gained from this membership has been second to none.

“I recommend you become a member of the Franchise Council of Australia and take advantage of everything that it has to offer.”

Christine Taylor
Owner and Managing Director
Aussie Pooch Mobile

Trusted advice and value from FCA events

“Being a member of the FCA is extremely valuable for business for a number of reasons.

“The two key would be trusted sources of information that affect the franchise industry, whether it’s to do with legislation, HR, industry changes, [the FCA is] really a place we can go to and know we can get some trusted and accurate advice and support from FCA members and the organisation itself.

“We always find at the events the FCA holds, whether it’s webinars, small group business meetings or indeed the annual conference it is really reassuring to meet with hundreds of other franchise groups, share best practice and learnings, ideas and inspiration.”

Selina Bridge
CEO, KX Pilates