The Tax Advisory Committee exists to support the development of tax thought leadership whilst supporting the discussion and formation of tax policy and reform relevant to ARA members and the wider retail industry.

Consisting of financial executives and Heads of Taxes of its member organisations, this Advisory Committee provides guidance to the ARA and its members on:

  • Australian tax compliance, policy and reform
  • Good tax governance and corporate tax citizenship
  • Tax best practice

Heads of Tax, CFOs and equivalent roles nominated by premium ARA members.


  • Provides guidance to the ARA and its members on Australian tax compliance, policy and reform, good tax governance and corporate tax citizenship and Tax best practice.
  • Guide the ARA’s advocacy across tax policy issues affecting its members and the sector.
  • Help its members succeed by connecting them to a network of other tax professionals, regulatory bodies and associations, and industry leaders.

Key Recent Focus Areas

  • Federal and state budget measures, including industry support and stimulus programs
  • Payroll tax
  • GST
  • Tax simplification
  • Harmonisation of state-based taxes

Participating Retailers

Mecca, Coles, Myer, Woolworths, The Iconic, Australia Post and more.

Committee Leaders

Abs Osseiran
Tax Partner, Deloitte Australia

Fleur Brown
Chief Industry Affairs Officer,
Australian Retailers Association

Mike Ejigu
Director – Finance and Risk,
Australian Retailers Association