Member Benefits

Employment Relations Advice


About ARA’s Employment Relations Partner

ARA’s industrial relations advisory service is managed by market-leading industrial relations experts - FCB Group. 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.

Compliance issues? Questions about legal obligations? ARA’s experienced retail-focused telephone consulting team are on call on our toll-free number to provide members with up to date advice on all employment matters

  • Wage enquiries and Workplace agreements

  • Termination of employment & redundancy

  • Discrimination and harassment

  • Penalty rates and conditions of employment

  • Trading hours, public holidays

  • Transfer of business-applicable employment conditions and helpful tips

  • Performance management, disciplinary processes and termination of employment

  • Unfair dismissal claims

  • Award Interpretation

  • Discounted fee for additional services if required

  • In addition, members have access to Employment Relations webinars and regular employment updates

Rent reviews

Lease negotiations

Tenancy disputes

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Rent reviews

Lease negotiations

Tenancy disputes

and more




1300 368 041

Level 1,  112 Wellington Pde

East Melbourne


The ARA acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct our business. ARA respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present.