Latest ARA News

Retailers welcome Victoria’s new laws to protect retail staff
Federal Budget 2024-2025: More than $1 billion for resilient and reliable rail infrastructure
Retailers Rally Behind First Responders Day
Retailers welcome cost-of-living relief in Federal Budget, concerns remain around support for small businesses
Retail Sector Unites Around Retail Crime Solutions
Australian Retailers Association & National Retail Association announce amalgamation plans
Retailers Welcome May Cash Rate Relief
Victorian Budget Mixed Bag For Retailers
Retailers welcome NSW Government reforms to reduce knife crimes
$1b Cash Splash On Mum For Mother’s Day This Sunday
March Retail Sales Subdued Despite Early Easter
Nominations Open For Inaugural ARA Retail Awards
Retailers to show appreciation to first responders on May 16
Rail industry celebrates 10th anniversary of Rail R U OK? Day
Saying it with flowers tops the $1b cash splash on Mum for 12 May
Retail community response regarding the Bondi Junction tragedy
The future of rail freight takes centre stage at industry conference
Australian Retailers Association Responds to Craig Emerson’s Interim Report on Food and Grocery Code of Conduct
Low Retail Sales Growth Continues In February
DIY, travel and treats set to reap $18b for economy this Easter
Greens Divestiture proposed laws could result in higher grocery prices
Retailers Welcome March Cash Rate Pause
New gender diversity survey shows jump in female leaders in rail
Easter Holiday Spending Up Amid Big Overseas Spend
Elimination of import tariffs will benefit retailers and consumers
DIY Improvements Remain Popular Activity This Easter
ARA and CEW launch 2024 Women Leaders in Retail scholarship
Sweet spending spree on Easter treats as Australia’s population swells
Melbourne city retailers encouraged to adopt Twilight Trade
January retail sales increase 1.1% year on year amid cost-of-living squeeze
ARA partners with i=Change to give back ahead of International Women’s Day
ARA partners with Artemide Law to deliver expertise to retailers
Queensland’s Sunshine Coast Rail Line will transform communities, bringing new jobs and housing
Stage 2B Canberra Light Rail will deliver continued urban renewal and growth for the nation’s capital
The Rail Industry Innovation Council visits WA to progress work on National Rail Manufacturing Plan
Inaugural ARA Awards To Showcase Retail Excellence
Rail industry launches strategy giving young professionals a voice
Australians share Valentine’s Day love today
Retailers welcome WA’s tougher penalties for assaults on retail workers
Retailers welcome concessions on Closing Loopholes, questions remain on casual conversion
Retailers welcome February cash rate reprieve
ARA application seeks clearer, simpler and more flexible retail award
Aussies to splash $465 million in the name of love amid cost-of-living squeeze
Retailers welcome common-sense approach from crossbench as ray of hope on Closing Loopholes
The ARA welcomes railway crossing safety strategy and roundtable
International Olympic qualifier gets underway at the Super-Drome
December retail sales increase 0.8% year on year amid subdued Christmas
Australian retailers seek urgent resolution of DP World dispute