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Legal & HR Support

HR & Legal Support

Need assistance with the Fair Work Act? Looking for information on Modern Award rates? We can help you with a wide range of workplace relations queries including:

  • Employment law
  • Modern Award rates
  • Fair Work Act compliance
  • Workplace policies
  • Unfair dismissal claims and more.

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Qualifications and Courses

Training

As a registered training organisation (RTO), the National Retail Association can help you increase sales, train staff and improve management practices through our real-world and relevant programs. Find out more about:

  • People Leadership Program
  • Advancing Women in Business
  • Ready for Retail
  • Accredited Qualifications
  • Food Safety training
  • Professional Development & Workshops
  • VET Industry Engagement
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Policy & Advocacy

We actively bring together retailers, governments, law enforcement, community groups and many stakeholders to create positive, commercially-aware solutions on real issues facing retailers.

We present a unified voice for the retail and food service industry to ensure your views are promoted and addressed at all levels of government.

Together we are one of the most powerful voices for Australian retail.

We tackle the issues you can’t tackle alone.

 

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Events

We offer a huge range of industry events throughout the year including:

  • Roundtables
  • Webinars
  • Workshops
  • Panel discussions
  • Networking functions
  • Awards and more!

Visit our events calendar to see the full schedule!

 

Industry Resources

Members can stay up-to-date with our wide range of free industry resources including:

  • Award rates
  • Fact sheets
  • Checklists
  • Reports and data
  • Articles and more.
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Growing Business Together

Service

We strive for excellence, we are member focused and not-for-profit.

Advocacy

We are a strong voice to protect and promote our industry.

Integrity

We are respectful, accountable and we strive to raise industry standards.

Leadership

We collaborate to lead our members and industry into the future.

Innovation

We adapt, create and engage for productivity and success.

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Top Tips from Santa Claus’ HR Department

By Thomas Parer and Lindsay Carroll, NRA Legal The Christmas holiday period is a vital time of the year for...

By Thomas Parer and Lindsay Carroll, NRA Legal The Christmas holiday period is a vital time of the year for many retailers, with many patiently waiting for the expected uptick in sales. This busy period of the year can bring with it many problems for employers to grapple with before...

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Upcoming Events

24
Sep

FREE WEBINAR | Top tips from Santa’s HR department

The silly season is a busy time for HR professionals! It’s between October and January that a new group...

The silly season is a busy time for HR professionals! It’s between October and January that a new group of young people will enter the workforce for the first time, annual leave policies are put to the test and everyone is asked to be on their best behaviour at...

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28
Oct

BDO Franchise Masterclass

Franchising, in principle, is a great business model. The recent inquiry into franchising has highlighted challenges in the sector...

Franchising, in principle, is a great business model. The recent inquiry into franchising has highlighted challenges in the sector and questions the viability of a model that underpins some 9% of our GDP. Stakeholders deserve a response on how best pursue success from here. BDO is running a workshop designed...

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