The Franchise Council of Australia Limited (FCA) is a nationally incorporated not-for-profit association and the peak body for the $146 billion franchise sector in Australia, representing franchisors, franchisees, service providers and advisors to the sector.
The FCA aims to support, promote and develop Australian franchising to drive economic and entrepreneurial success within the sector.
These goals underpin the FCA's core activities, which focus on the major themes of:
- A commitment to promoting the highest industry standards and best practice within the sector;
- Providing the education and other services necessary to ensure a healthy sector constantly striving to lift its own standards; and
- Building strong and productive relationships with governments, core regulators and stakeholders to ensure that the voice of franchising is being heard.
- Membership of the FCA is voluntary, and is open to any individual or organisation involved in the franchising sector, including franchisees, franchisors, lawyers, accountants, banks, consultants, academics, publishers and many more.
- As franchising’s peak body, the Franchise Council of Australia aims to support and promote Australian franchising to drive economic and entrepreneurial success within the sector.