Tuesday, 9 October 2018 - Small Business Minister Paul Papalia addressed the WA Franchising and Business Community at the BDA Soul Origin State Franchising Conference.

Due to the unprecedented number of Franchise Systems involved in breaches of the Franchising Code of Conduct, the industry has attracted a large volume of negative attention.

Mark Fernandez, Director of BDA and conference organizer invited the Hon. Paul Papalia to attend the conference to deliver a keynote address to the Franchising and Business community.

Minister Paul Papalia used the occasion to reassure delegates that WA is a good place to be and there is reason for optimism. The Minister expressed his admiration for those taking the risk and getting into Franchising.

The BDA Soul Origin WA State Franchising Conference took place at Beaumonde On The Point on Tuesday the 9th October.

The highlights of the Ministers address can be watched in the video below.