Victorian COVID Safety
Funded by State Government of Victoria
COVIDSafe Retail Support Services available to retail service businesses
To contribute to these outcomes, there are a number of COVIDSafe retail business support services available. These services are FREE and delivered by the ARA on behalf of the Victorian Government, Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions. The services provided are:
Translated information about coronavirus (COVID-19)
Coronavirus (COVID-19) translated information for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, health professionals and industry. Information includes factsheets and promotional materials.
See the Department of Health website for more details.
Information to help your business Stay Safe and Stay Open
Victorian Government Retail COVIDSafe Project
How the Victorian Government is supporting the retail trade sector during the coronavirus pandemic
The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has received funding from the Victorian State Government Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) to deliver a project on COVID Safety for the retail trade sector. The project commenced in January 2021 and will continue through to August 2021.
Successful design and implementation of COVID safe plans
Increased understanding by employers and employees of COVID safe obligations and entitlements
More widespread implementation of COVID safe measures and practices in workplaces
Increased awareness and adoption of best practice amongst relevant businesses
Creating a COVIDSafe
Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs for Retail Businesses
For Frequently Asked Questions by businesses within the retail sector, view the Victorian Government Coronavirus Sector Guidance Retail Trade webpage here.
The ARA Retail Institute (ID NUMBER: 4049) is the leading national body providing for the education, consulting and professional development needs of the Australian retail industry. The ARA Retail Institute specializes in consulting and education on a broad range of topics, including: Retail Buying, Financials, Visual Merchandising, Marketing, Operations, and Sales and Service Strategy. The ARA Retail Institute houses a suite of both accredited and non-accredited training solutions; from the Diploma of Retail Management to customized in-house training programs. This suite provides a diverse and flexible range of education products to suit industry needs.
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