APFI Forum 2024  |  23-25 September 2024  |  Brisbane

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

With over 61,000 Australians employed throughout our industry, and more than $75b turnover annually, this essential industry and all of the businesses within it are worth acknowledging.

These awards are designed to recognise F&C businesses (Retailers and Suppliers) and fuel supply businesses (Distributors and Wholesalers) that are making tangible contributions to the quality and future viability of the fuel and convenience industry in Australia.

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The AFC Awards are framed around operational excellence in 5 key areas:

Compliance Excellence

Demonstrating a wholesale commitment to wage, public safety and environmental protection via active compliance practices.

Create Safe & Healthy Workplaces

Implementing actions that are specifically focused on maintaining the safety, well-being and career development of the people that work within the business.

Championing Innovation

Demonstrating leadership in business innovation in a way that delivers tangible benefits for customers and staff.

Delivering Sustainable Outcomes

Taking action to improve the environmental performance of their business (and the wider industry) in an economically sustainable manner.

Community Spirit

Demonstrating exceptional leadership and support at a community level.

The AFC Awards are framed around operational excellence in 5 key areas

Compliance
Excellence

Demonstrating a wholesale commitment to wage, public safety and environmental protection via active compliance practices.

Create Safe and Healthy Workplaces

Implementing actions that are specifically focussed on maintaining the safety, well-being and career development of the people that work within the business.

Championing
Innovation

Demonstrating leadership in business innovation in a way that delivers tangible benefits for customers and staff.

Delivering Sustainable Outcomes

Taking action to improve the environmental performance of their business (and the wider industry) in an economically sustainable manner.

Community
Spirit

Demonstrating exceptional leadership and support at a community level.

The first 4 key areas are used to determine National Award Winners for;

        • Equipment Supplier of the Year
        • Shop Supplier of the Year
        • Small Retailer of the Year
        • Large Retailer of the Year
        • Small Distributor of the Year
        • Large Distributor of the year

The 5th key area is be used to determine the National Award Winner for the Marg Taylor Award for Community Spirit.

The 2024 AFC Awards will be presented at the AFC Awards Dinner
25 September 2024 in Brisbane

STAGE 1

Applications 

Applications open
15/12/2023

Applications close
03/05/2024

STAGE 2

Judging

Judging opens
06/05/2024

Judging closes
31/05/2024

STAGE 3

Validation and Short List

Validation opens
03/06/2024

Validation closes
02/08/2024

STAGE 4

Awards Presented

Award Winners will be announced at
the Australian Fuel and Convenience Awards Dinner
in Brisbane on 25/09/2024

Award Categories

Category 1a: Small Retailer (<20 sites)
Category 1b: Large Retailer (20+ sites)
Category 1 is open to P&C retail businesses and Convenience only retail businesses.
Category 2a: Supplier: Convenience products, technology, and services
Category 2b: Supplier: Contractor Services & petroleum equipment
Category 2 is open to all businesses supplying goods and services to Australian fuel businesses.
Category 3a: Fuel Distributor (<150ML pa)
Category 3b: Fuel Distributor (150ML + pa)
Category 3c: Convenience Distributor
Category 3 is open to fuel suppliers, fuel wholesale, fuel distribution and convenience distribution businesses.
Category 4: Community Spirit (all)Category 4 is open is any business that meets category 1, 2 or 3 above.

Category 1a: Small Retailer (<20 sites)
Category 1b: Large Retailer (20+ sites)

Category 1 is open to F&C retail businesses and C-Store stand alone retail businesses

Category 2a: Shop Supplier
Category 2b: Forecourt, Equipment and Service Provider

Category 2 is open to all businesses supplying goods and services to Australian F&C businesses

Category 3a: Fuel Supplier (<150ML pa)
Category 3b: Fuel Supplier (150ML + pa)

Category 3 is open to fuel suppliers, fuel wholesale and fuel distribution businesses

Category 4: Community Spirit

Category 4 is open is any business that meets category 1, 2 or 3 above

Find out more – watch our explainer videos

Purpose of the awards

The 7 awards categories

How to complete your application