Retail Voice CEO Message: 20 July 2022

With Covid and flu infections on the rise again, we’re pleased to see the Federal Government heed the call of the ARA and others to reinstate the pandemic leave disaster payment, which will come as a welcome relief for workers left out of pocket when they isolate.

Retail Voice CEO Message: 13 July 2022

The Federal Government has announced its much anticipated Jobs and Skills Summit, which will bring together senior Ministers, employers, industry groups and unions in September to address Australia’s economic challenges. There […]

Retail Voice CEO Message: 6 July 2022

The latest job vacancy figures released last week by the ABS confirm what many retailers are experiencing. Labour and skill shortages are getting worse, and businesses simply can’t find enough […]

Retail Voice CEO Message: 29 June 2022

It’s pleasing to see continued growth in our trading figures for May, however many challenges remain as we enter the new financial year. The retail industry continues to be hamstrung […]

Retail Voice CEO Message: 04 May 2022

Last week I had the exciting opportunity to celebrate high impact ARA charity partner Good360 Australia’s 7th birthday with a tour of their facilities in Smithfield, NSW. We look forward […]

Retail Voice CEO Message: 27 April 2022

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) confirmed today that underlying inflation is now at its highest level in 13 years, at 3.7% for the March 2022 quarter. The ABS also […]

ARA 2020 End of Year Wrap

A  message from our CEO, Paul Zahra. From bushfires to a global pandemic, we’ve seen more disruption this year than in any decade I can remember. Despite these tough times, […]