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Inquiry into the Franchising Bill 2010

Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:11/18/2010
Tabling date:06/23/2011
Deadline for submissions:01/24/2011
Deadline Comments:As of 23 February 2011, the Committee has resolved not to accept any further submissions
Date Ended:06/23/2011
Committee:Economics and Industry Committee (2008 - 2013)
House:Legislative Assembly
Media Statements:No Media Statements released
Important Information:
Terms of Reference:Terms of Reference - Franchising Bill 2010.pdf

Submission Number Submitting person/organisation
Mr Colin Robinson received on 24 Jan 2011
Icon Law received on 24 Jan 2011
Mr Nicholas Baragwanath received on 25 Jan 2011
Alan J Drew received on 24 Jan 2011
Essential Beauty received on 18 Jan 2011
Mr Terry Sherlock received on 24 Jan 2011
Weeding Women received on 21 Jan 2011
Mr Scott Cooper received on 19 Jan 2011
Bathroom Werx Pty Ltd received on 21 Jan 2011
Professor Frank Zumbo received on 31 Jan 2011
Mr Mark Lyons received on 21 Jan 2011
Ms Narelle Walter received on 27 Jan 2011
Gametraders received on 19 Jan 2011
Franchisee Association of Australia Inc received on 24 Jan 2011
What Scratch? received on 24 Jan 2011
Mr Jared Allen received on 21 Jan 2011
Queensland Law Society received on 2 Feb 2011
Hotondo Homes received on 20 Jan 2011
Raine & Horne Pty Ltd received on 21 Jan 2011
Thomsons Lawyers received on 24 Jan 2011
Franchising Solutions Pty Ltd received on 21 Jan 2011
Touch Up Guys Australia Pty Ltd received on 21 Jan 2011
Bakers Delight Holdings Ltd received on 18 Jan 2011
MYO Australia Pty Ltd received on 24 Jan 2011
Mr Graeme and Mrs Anne Brown received on 21 Jan 2011
Action COACH (Ms Leanne Shaw) received on 25 Jan 2011
Mr Costa Raftopoulos received on 25 Jan 2011
Business Development Company received on 20 Jan 2011
Yum Restaurants Pty Ltd received on 31 Jan 2011
Wozzie Trading Pty Ltd received on 18 Jan 2011
Mr David Bombara received on 28 Jan 2011
Ms Christine Swan received on 24 Jan 2011
Chocolateria San Churro received on 15 Feb 2011
Mr Malcolm Wilson received on 21 Jan 2011
Australian Franchising Systems received on 24 Jan 2011
The Real Learning Experience received on 21 Jan 2011
Small Business Development Corporation received on 1 Feb 2011
Appliance Tagging Services Pty Ltd received on 25 Jan 2011
Mr Fadi Mikhael received on 27 Jan 2011
Cash Converters Pty Ltd received on 25 Jan 2011
Mr Ian Krawitz received on 15 Feb 2011
Frontline Recruitment Group received on 13 Jan 2011
Pastacup Australia received on 24 Jan 2011
Quick Service Restaurant Holdings received on 24 Jan 2011
Clark Rubber Pool & Spa Shop Pty Ltd received on 20 Jan 2011
Aussie Pooch Mobile received on 18 Jan 2011
PoolWerx Corporation Pty Ltd received on 24 Jan 2011
Retail Traders' Association of WA received on 21 Jan 2011
Telcoinabox Pty Ltd received on 24 Jan 2011
Department of Commerce received on 2 Feb 2011
La Porchetta received on 24 Jan 2011
Dr Jenny Buchan received on 6 Jan 2011
Jireh Group Pty Ltd (Gloria Jean's Coffees) received on 24 Jan 2011
Envrio Chasing Services received on 24 Jan 2011
National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) received on 18 Jan 2011
Cafe2U Pty Ltd received on 19 Jan 2011
Snap-on Tools (Australia) Pty Ltd received on 19 Jan 2011
Souvlakihut Pty Ltd received on 24 Jan 2011
Mr Ray Borradale received on 28 Jan 2011
Mr Peter Berryman received on 24 Jan 2011
Mr Bob Larkman (Housework Heroes Hills) received on 24 Jan 2011
Sumo Salad received on 25 Jan 2011
Muzz Buzz Franchising Pty Ltd received on 18 Jan 2011
The Lucky Charm Pty Ltd received on 24 Jan 2011
Mr John Pellegrini received on 24 Jan 2011
Mr Trevor Ghouse received on 24 Jan 2011
Law Council of Australia received on 25 Jan 2011
Asia Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence and the Franchising Advisory Centre received on 2 Feb 2011
Croissant Express Franchising Pty Ltd (Ms Lina De Petro) received on 24 Jan 2011
Mr Don Randall MP received on 1 Feb 2011
Mr David Lieberman received on 25 Jan 2011
Park Legal Solutions received on 28 Jan 2011
National Retail Assocation received on 20 Jan 2011
Mr Stephen Finn received on 25 Jan 2011
Borello Legal Pty Ltd received on 27 Jan 2011
Franchise Central Australia (Pty Ltd) received on 20 Jan 2011
Vacantia Nominees Pty Ltd received on 24 Jan 2011
Godfreys Franchise Systems Pty Ltd received on 21 Jan 2011
Mr Nigel Reid received on 24 Jan 2011
Shopping Cente Council of Australia received on 24 Jan 2011
The Coffee Club Group received on 25 Jan 2011
Mr David Rodwell received on 24 Jan 2011
The Law Society of Western Australia received on 1 Feb 2011
Jim's Group Pty Ltd received on 21 Dec 2010
Clark Rubber Franchising Pty Ltd received on 20 Jan 2011
Mr Tony Melhem received on 25 Jan 2011
Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research received on 19 Jan 2011
Mr Kevin Gooch received on 24 Jan 2011
ANZ received on 1 Feb 2011
Ms Bronwyn Butcher received on 24 Jan 2011
Mr Damian Barr received on 31 Jan 2011
Mr John A Brown received on 19 Jan 2011
Bedshed Franchising Pty Ltd received on 21 Jan 2011
Flamin Sharp Pty Ltd received on 27 Jan 2011
Cooloola Law Pty Ltd received on 31 Jan 2011
Goals Plus received on 18 Jan 2011
Franchise Council of Australia received on 25 Jan 2011
Horseland Pty Ltd received on 21 Jan 2011
Snap Franchising Ltd received on 24 Jan 2011
OTC Retail Group received on 24 Jan 2011
McDonalds Australia Limited received on 24 Jan 2011
Auto Masters Australia Pty Ltd received on 27 Jan 2011
OvenClean received on 19 Jan 2011
Professor Andrew Terry and Mr Cary Di Lernia received on 24 Jan 2011
Housework Heroes WA (Ms Amanda Jappu) received on 24 Jan 2011
Mr Bob Larkman (Housework Heroes Canning Vale) received on 24 Jan 2011
Solomon Bampton received on 21 Jan 2011
Car Care Australia Pty Ltd received on 17 Jan 2011
Mr Stephen Hansen received on 18 Jan 2011
Mr Matthew Blackman received on 3 Feb 2011
Croissant Express Franchising Pty Ltd (Mr Glenn Evans) received on 24 Jan 2011
Mr Roger Wilson received on 24 Jan 2011
Competitive Foods Australia Pty Ltd received on 27 Jan 2011
Related Documents/Response to Questions on Notice:
• Related Document: Supplementary Information on the Franchising Bill 2010
DateTimeVenueOrganisationWitnessBroadcastTranscript
04/04/201111:15 AMLaw Council of Australia
04/04/201112:45 PMCompetitive Foods Australia Limited
04/04/201102:00 PMFranchise Council of Australia
06/04/201110:30 AMDepartment of Commerce
11/04/201111:15 AMQueensland Law Society Please note that this hearing will be conducted via video conference. Members of the public are welcome to attend but please be advised that you will not be able to see the screen from the public gallery.
11/04/201112:45 PMProfessor Frank Zumbo
11/04/201102:00 PMSmall Business Development Corporation
11/04/201103:15 PMQuick Service Restaurant Holdings
13/04/201109:15 AMRetail Traders' Association
13/04/201110:30 AMYum! Restaurants International
05/05/201111:00 AMLaw Society of Western Australia
Videos:
Tabling Comments:On 14 April 2011, Parliament agreed to extend the tabling date for this Inquiry to 23 June 2011
Related Transcripts of Evidence:
Evidence by.. Mr John (Jack) Cowin (Chairman, Competitive Foods Australia Pty Ltd), Mr Timothy Castle (Lawyer, Competitive Foods Australia Pty Ltd) on 4 Apr 2011
Evidence by.. MS BRONWYN BUTCHER (Frontline Recruiting), MS TAMRA SEATON (Solicitor, Franchising, Norton Rose), MR MICHAEL STRINGER (Co-director, MPower Franchising Pty Ltd), MR STEVE WRIGHT (Executive Director, Franchise Council of Australia) on 4 Apr 2011
Evidence by.. MR WILLIAM KEANE Member, Competition and Consumer Committee of the Business Law Section of the Law Council of Australia, MS SARAH RUSSELL Deputy Chair, Competition and Consumer Committee of the Business Law Section of the Law Council of Australia on 4 Apr 2011
Evidence by.. Ms Anne Driscoll (Commissioner for Consumer Protection, Department of Commerce), Mr Duncan Mackay (Director Policy, Consumer Protection, Department of Commerce), Ms Catherine Scott (Legal Policy Officer, Department of Commerce) on 6 Apr 2011
Evidence by.. MR MARK LINDSAY (Chief Executive Officer, Quick Service Restaurants Holdings Pty Ltd), MR BRETT DINGLI (In-house Legal Counsel/Company Secretary, Quick Service Restaurants Holdings Pty Ltd) on 11 Apr 2011
Evidence by.. ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR FRANK ZUMBO on 11 Apr 2011
Evidence by.. MR DEREK SUTHERLAND (Chair, Franchising Law Committee, Queensland Law Society), MR TONY CONAGHAN (Member, Franchising Law Committee, Queensland Law Society), MR FRED POTGIETER (Member, Franchising Law Committee, Queensland Law Society), MS LOUISE PENNISI (Policy Solicitor, Queensland Law Society) on 11 Apr 2011
Evidence by.. MS JACQUELINE FINLAYSON (Acting Managing Director, Small Business Development Corporation), MS JULIET GISBOURNE (Director, Policy and Advocacy, Small Business Development Corporation), MR MARTIN HASSELBACHER (Assistant Director, Policy, Small Business Development Corporation) on 11 Apr 2011
Evidence by.. MR NICHOLAS BRYDEN (Legal and Corporate Affairs Director, KFC YUM) on 13 Apr 2011
Evidence by.. MR WAYNE SPENCER (Executive Director, Retail Traders’ Association of Western Australia), MR LEO TSAKNIS (Barrister, Francis Burt Chambers) on 13 Apr 2011
Evidence by.. DR MICHAEL UNDERDOWN (Special Counsel, appearing on behalf of the Law Society of Western Australia) on 5 May 2011