How can the ARA help you?

4 reasons why ARA membership makes sense

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Your voice represented

As the mouthpiece of Australian retail, we fight for issues that matters to you. Representing the collective and individual voices of Retailers is our mission, and members have  access to our government relations department to voice concerns and be heard at all levels of government.  

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Unlimited telephone advice

Compliance issues? Questions about ever-changing legislation? We have you covered. With 35 employment relations specialists, lawyers and solicitors on call, our experts offer unlimited telephone advice on ER issues from workplace agreements to termination and redunancy.


Knowing that we essentially have a back office supporting us via web and phone, who are at the top of their game, gives me peace of mind

Steve Plarre Ferguson Plarre Bakehouses
ARA Member

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Premium Member resources

You and your staff will have a range of powerful and relevant resources at your fingertips. ARA member have access to a library of industry information, updates,webinars and guides. These include HR templates, member-only communications and a subscription to The Retailer magazine. 

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Industry Specific Events

Get connected with like-minded retailers, industry leaders and change-makers. We host and facilitate events that provide members the opportunity to network, share and build valuable relationships. This range of exclusive events includes briefings, corporate lunches and industry awards.

As we are a small business in a regional area, the Employment Relations Management System (ERMS) portal has provided a source of reference to build policy and procedures, and help in our understanding of the Award

Darren Murphy Bendigo Wholefoods
ARA Member

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