Australian Service Station
and Convenience Store Association (ASSCSA)
A National Industry Sector Committee of the Motor Trades Association of Australia
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  • ASSCSA’s outlook for 2018

    ASSCSA’s outlook for 2018

    The Australia Service Station and Convenience Store Association (ASSCSA) have an exciting work outlook for 2018/19. The primary advocacy activities include addressing the increasing prevalence of fuel theft and the lack of action by authorities, advocating for fairness on franchising arrangements, increasing member awareness on changing consumer demand for fuel and identifying new business opportunities.

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Welcome to the Australian Service Station and Convenience Store Association.

National Industry Sector Committee of the Motor Trades Association of Australia.
The Australia Service Station and Convenience Store Association (ASSCSA) have an exciting work outlook for 2018/19. The primary advocacy activities include addressing the increasing prevalence of fuel theft and the lack of action by authorities, advocating for fairness on franchising arrangements, increasing member awareness on changing consumer demand for fuel and identifying new business opportunities.

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  • Report An Issue

Each year the MTAA, through its member associations and ASSCSA, receives numerous concerns and complaints of cases of unfair franchising arrangements, miss use of market power, anti-competitive conduct and failure to address fuel theft.

MTAA is collecting evidence to advocate to Government for a review of the Franchising Code so that it can better reflect the requirements of automotive businesses (including those that retail fuel) or potentially be replaced with legislative instruments that do.

Please use the link below to send to MTAA information regarding unfair franchising arrangements:

  • Business name.
  • What within your franchising agreement unfairly poses restrictions on your business?
  • What actions are franchisors undertaking that unfairly impose restrictions on your ability to conduct work and your business profitability?

MTAA and ASSCSA also urges individual fuel retailers to also provide evidence of unfair and anti-competitive restrictions on franchising arrangements to their individual state motor trades association or automotive chamber of commerce, in addition to reporting the issue using the link below.

Report An Issue