Latest Australian Retailers Association News

Happy Christmas – Victorian retail is open for business
ARA calls for a realistic plan – with Victorian retailers back on restart rollercoaster days before
ARA: Latest retail trade figures set stage for Christmas
Australian Retailers Association: despair lifts for retailers as reopening date set for
Australian Retailers Association appoints FabricTBWA as exclusive design partner
Disappointment and concern over Vic retail reopening plan
Australian Retailers Association welcomes business and consumer confidence-boosting Budget
ARA ends relationship with Australian Retail Vaping Industry Association
ARA acknowledges modest gains for Victorian retailers in announcements today
ARA Applauds NSW Government steps to ease impacts of Covid-19 on retail community
Victoria drags down nation in retail sales, as lockdown impact remains
National Press Club Address: Paul Zahra
ARA welcomes South Australian Government’s extension of commercial rent relief
Seven week delay on retail reopening a devastating blow says Australian Retailers Association
ABS Retail Trade Figures for July continue to be driven by government stimulus
Robust ABS Preliminary Retail Trade Figures for July continue to be driven by government stimulus
ARA welcomes Victorian Government’s extension of Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme in Victoria
Australian Retailers Association Welcomes Expanded JobKeeper Criteria
ARA Welcomes Extension of ACCC Authority on Collective Lease Negotiations to
Fairer Merchant Fees Alliance welcomes Westpac leadership on Least Cost Routing
ABS Retail Trade Figures for June show promise but Victoria’s false start will create an economic ‘reset’
Statement from Paul Zahra, Australian Retailers Association CEO regarding Victorian State of Disaster / Stage 4 Restrictions
ARA retailers align on voluntary introduction of Face Coverings within COVID-19 infection hot spots outside
ABS Preliminary Retail Trade Figures for June boosted by stimulus spending
Australian Retailers Association Welcomes Revamped JobKeeper
Australian Retailers Association Welcomes Visionary and Timely JobTrainer Initiative
ABS May Retail Trade Figures Confirm Spending Spike with Eased Restrictions
ARA welcomes ACCC draft determination on collective leasing negotiation
Fairer Merchant Fees Alliance welcomes strong Government and RBA support for Least Cost Routing
ABS Preliminary Retail Trade Figures for May Bolstered by Post-Lockdown Spending
Fair Work Commission Minimum Wage Decision Recognises Economic Climate
Victorian “Wage Theft” laws place unhelpful administrative and legal burden on business
ARA welcomes extension of trading hours in South Australia
Russell Zimmerman joins eftpos to help Aussie businesses cut costs in COVID rebuild
ARA welcomes extension of lifted delivery curfews in Queensland
Memberships of IR working groups announced
ABS Retail Trade Figures for April Confirm Lockdown Impact as Retailers Shift into Winter Trading
ARA Welcomes Prime Minister’s plans for Vocational Education and Industrial Relations Reform to boost productivity
Statement from ARA Regarding Full Federal Court decision Workpac v Rossato
ABS Preliminary Retail Trade Figures for April Down 18% and 9% YoY
Australian retailers Association welcomes government’s plan to reopen economy
Abs March retail trade figures elevated by increased essential shopping, but confirm pandemic pain
Retail industry releases COVID-19 Retail Recovery Protocol
Retail industry releases COVID-19 retail Recovery protocol
ARA welcomes ACCC decision on collective leasing negotiations
“extreme caution” required in reading estimated ABS March retail trade figures
Retailers granted authorisation to collectively negotiate with landlords
Ara welcomes NSW government rent relief package