Australia’s best support network for retailers

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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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Membership Information

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Find out more about the benefits and features of membership, including which membership type suits your business.

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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

Policy & Advocacy

Over 24,000 shops are represented by the NRA, making us the one of the most powerful voices for Australian businesses.

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.

Latest News

Break-ception: when a pre-shift smoko on-site is a ‘temporary absence’ from work

By Alex Millman and Victoria Hansen, NRA Legal Workers’ compensation legislation can be complicated and confusing, even to experts, and...

By Alex Millman and Victoria Hansen, NRA Legal Workers’ compensation legislation can be complicated and confusing, even to experts, and the recent Queensland case of Mandep Sarkaria v Workers’ Compensation Regulator ICQ 001 aptly demonstrates just how technically bewildering this legislation can be. In this case, the Industrial Court of...

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The truth about physical store closures in retail

Written by Brian Walker, Retail Doctor Group We sit so high on the city walls Our tears wash clean the cobblestones It’s not...

Written by Brian Walker, Retail Doctor Group We sit so high on the city walls Our tears wash clean the cobblestones It’s not so much that the thrill is gone Just a cleaner, sweeter, brighter thrill has come along – Bernard Fanning To read the retail headlines, on occasion, in ours and in other countries, is...

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Upcoming Events

26
Mar

State of the Retail Nation | Brisbane

Retail Technology: Trends, trials and triumphs What is the State of the Retail Nation in 2019 and how can businesses...

Retail Technology: Trends, trials and triumphs What is the State of the Retail Nation in 2019 and how can businesses stay more agile and ahead of current retail technology trends? This State of the Retail Nation presentation will provide a comprehensive update of trends and issues in the retail industry and gives...

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27
Mar

Advancing Women in Business | Module 4: Inspire My Team | Roma

Many organisations are investing in education to ensure their managers and leaders have the skills to lead their teams...

Many organisations are investing in education to ensure their managers and leaders have the skills to lead their teams and future workforce effectively.  To support, encourage and acknowledge Women’s efforts in business, we are very pleased to launch our first People Leadership Program (PLP) for Women Leader’s in Roma...

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