Franchisor compliance manual

Changes to the Franchising Code

The Franchising Code has been amended, with many of the changes commencing on 1 July 2021. The information in this publication has not yet been updated to reflect these changes.

This manual helps franchisors understand their rights and responsibilities under the Franchising Code of Conduct.

The manual will help you to understand:

  • the minimum business conduct and disclosure requirements required by the Code
  • how to comply with your Code obligations
  • how to resolve disputes under the Code.


Deed of variation ( PDF 100.85 KB | DOCX 34.51 KB )

Franchising model disclosure document ( PDF 601.14 KB )

Note: the manual does not contain information on amendments to the Code for new vehicle dealership agreements. The amendments were introduced on 1 June 2020 and can be accessed at the Federal Register of Legislation.