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Aus Internet Filter Goes Ahead Regardless

Aus Internet CensorshipOnline voting to gauge opinions on Australia’s impending internet filtering scheme indicate a strong feeling against government controlled censorship.

Australian Budget Offers a Bone to Franchisees

In a totally unexpected move the Australian government has dedicated $2.7m to provide support for franchisees in accessing early conflict intervention. But don’t get too excited.  

Piccolo Fights to Reform Franchising

Australia ADELAIDE: In a 31 March media release, South Australian Labor parliamentarian Mr Tony Piccolo has vowed to forge ahead with state based franchising law reform as a means of providing all franchise industry players with a fairer playing field.

There Is No Comeback

In this article on franchise legislation  from Fairfax media, Chalpat Sonti suggests it is ironic that a joint parliamentary committee's report into rectifying flaws in the Australian franchising code of conduct is being ignored.   

Unfair Contract Terms Plain Nasty

Associate Professor Frank Zumbo calls on the critics of the inclusion of franchising in new Australian legislation dealing with unfair contract terms to recognise that there would be no compromise of the legitimate protection of any party.

Get Over It

Getting through the period leading up to the termination of a franchise and dealing with post-franchise scam life-changes can be bitter and difficult times.

Australia’s Franchising Whipping Boy

CANBERRA Federal Parliament of Australia:  It would seem that Australia's Small Business Minister, Dr Craig Emerson, has the thickest skin in Australia; or perhaps he is simply the thickest. 

Queensland Considers Federal Franchising Action

BRISBANE - A Queensland Member of Parliament, DAVID GIBSON (Gympie-LNP), has called for the introduction of state franchisee protection.

Asia Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence Is Go, Almost

"Griffith University created the Asia-Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence to give you access to independent franchise information, education and research to help increase the profitability of your franchise and help the franchise sector grow."

Lenards Franchise Verdict, Guilty of Murder

PERTH, Australia - The jury in the Lenards Chicken franchise murder trial has brought back a verdict of ‘guilty of murder' for the leader of the sub-franchisor (aka master franchisee) for Western Australia.