The Tenancy Advisory Committee exists to provide the retail industry with a centralised platform of thought leadership specific to retail tenancy and leasing practices.

Consisting of leading property and leasing professionals, this Advisory Committee provides a forum for ARA members to understand industry best practice. The Committee supports retailers success by responding to emerging issues and supporting ARA advocacy. ​

  • Eligibility: Senior property and leasing managers or equivalent roles nominated by premium ARA members.


  • Supporting advocacy on state and territory rent relief provisions ​
  • Monitoring and reporting on industry codes of practice


To provide guidance to the ARA and members on a range of tenancy and leasing issues, including:

  • Legislative and regulatory developments ​
  • Leasing and negotiation strategies to support retailers’ cost savings ​
  • Turnover and sales reporting ​
  • Transparency in leasing arrangements

Key Recent Issues

  • National Leasing Code of Conduct
  • Rental relief and protections for small and medium sized retail businesses
  • Impact of CPI on standard lease agreements

Participating Retailers include:
Super Retail Group, 7 Eleven, Bakers Delight, API, ProVision, Specsavers, Florsheim and many more.

Committee Leaders

Mike Ejigu
Director – Finance and Risk,
Australian Retailers Association

Become a Committee Member