ABOUT THE AUSTRALIAN RETAILERS ASSOCIATION
Voice of the Australian Retail Community
ARA is a not for profit and this extends to our pro-bono Council that govern our efforts.
ARA members have access to the best retail-focused workplace relations advisory service in the country. Our team’s accessibility is unrivalled – members receive the support they need when they need it. As ARA members experienced in 2020, when a crisis arrives and you need urgent help, the ability to immediately access a large team of industry experts and supporting resources is vital to navigating the crisis.
Become a Retail Member
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Why Join the ARA?
The ARA provides members up-to-the-minute updates and advice on important changes that affect retail, along with continuous feeds of breaking news and thought leadership on issues affecting our sector.
RETAIL WORKSHOPS AND COURSES
ARA’s huge variety of events, workshops, courses and webinars provide opportunities to engage, learn and network with industry peers. Through your membership, you will receive exclusive and discounted education and training opportunities including those offered through our RTO, the ARA Retail Institute.
NDUSTRY AND EVENTS NETWORKING
The ARA hosts and facilitates events that connect you with like-minded retailers, industry leaders and change-makers. We provide our members exclusive access to training webinars to support your staff and business, as well as virtual and face-to-face experiences – including executive lunches, briefings, conferences, gala awards, forums, webinars, roundtables, workshops, training and other special events and co-created initiatives.