The Payments Advisory Committee provides the retail industry with a centralised platform of thought leadership specific to merchant payments
Consumers’ methods of payment have a significant impact on retail costs
The Committee is comprised of retail professionals in payments, finance, and digital roles
The Committee informs and supports the ARA’s advocacy to achieve industry-wide equity and payment efficiency
Ensuring a competitive market for payments and maximising cost savings for retailers over time, including through least-cost routing
Contributing to policy on issues including: competition, least-cost routing, electronic payments, surcharging, and payment regulation.
Ensuring retailers remain abreast of developments and innovations in the payments industry
The Initiatives Group
Key Recent Issues
Least cost routing
Payment fraud and security
For more information, please contact the secretariat for this committee:
Participating Retailers include:
Coles, 7-Eleven, Woolworths, David Jones, Chemist Warehouse, Wilson Parking, HappyTel, Myer, Mecca Brands, and many more.