Past Events


Panel Seminar: Challenges Facing Franchisors and Franchisees Entering the Australian Market

Thu 25 Nov 2021 (5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)
Macpherson Kelley Lawyers
Level 7, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Panel Seminar: Challenges Facing Franchisors and Franchisees Entering the Australian Market

AMBC Victoria in conjunction with Macpherson Kelley is pleased to present our first in-person event post-lockdown. Panel discussions will be followed by a Q&A session, drinks and networking opportunities. 

What the discussion will cover -

  • Regulatory framework and the application process
  • The legal aspects to be aware of, licencing arrangements and regulations
  • Challenges facing franchisors and franchisees in the current market
  • Comparison between the franchising experience in Australia and overseas jurisdictions

For a comprehensive perspective of the Australian franchising sector, please download the article from the link provided by the FCA.


Mary Aldred
CEO of Franchise Council of Australia

Paul Kirton
Legal Practice Principal and Director of Macpherson Kelley

Ven Chin
Founder and Director of Omi Group


Moderator: Josh Chye, Vice-President of AMBC Victoria and Partner of HLB Mann Judd

Venue: Macpherson Kelley, Level 7, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne

or via Webinar: 6pm-7pm (details to be sent upon registration)


Cost: Free for AMBC Victoria members & guests | $20 non-members | Free for guests attending remotely by webinar 

5.30pm-6.00pm: Drinks, canapes and networking

6.00pm-7.00pm: Panel Seminar and Q&A session

7.00pm-7.30pm: Drinks, canapes and networking


RSVP by 22 November

Spaces are limited and priority will be allocated to AMBC Victoria members.

Please note: Density requirements may apply.  In line with government regulations the venue will require proof of double vaccination, so please ensure you bring a copy of your certificate with you to show to the event staff. 



1300 436 678