Business View Oceania | Volume 4, Issue 1

51 52 BUSINESS VIEW OCEANIA VOLUME 4, ISSUE 1 BUSINESS VIEW OCEANIA VOLUME 4, ISSUE 1 VINYL Council Australia (VCA) Part of the Solution E stablished in 1998, the Vinyl Council of Australia (VCA) is a member-based organisation standing as the peak body of representation for the Australian vinyl (polyvinyl chloride or PVC) industry throughout the value chain. VCA believes that the PVC industry has an important part to play in building an environmentally responsible future. In advocating for PVC as part of Australia’s sustainable development, VCA engages with stakeholders to share information on the lifecycle of PVC, promotes the responsible manufacture, use, and disposal of PVC products, and fosters collaborative and cooperative relationships with member companies, governments, and other industry organisations to raise awareness regarding the benefits and potential contribution of the PVC sector. VCA supports 110 member companies that are affiliated with and directly involved in Australia’s PVC industry. In excess of $1 billion of raw materials are consumed by the local vinyl manufacturing industry and over $3 billion of products containing PVC are sold in Australia for essential sectors such as healthcare, utilities, infrastructure, construction and food packaging. VCA members enjoy a range of benefits that include but are not limited to: Networking opportunities with industry leaders, regulators, scientists, suppliers, academia, advocates and experts through events, briefings, conferences, AT A GLANCE VINYL COUNCIL AUSTRALIA (VCA) WHAT: Peak body organisation representing the PVC and Vinyl value chains across Australia WHERE: VCA is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia WEBSITE: