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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!

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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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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

The truth about “reasonable additional hours”

By Calum Woods and Lindsay Carroll, NRA Legal After part-time employment, reasonable additional hours is one the most commonly misunderstood...

By Calum Woods and Lindsay Carroll, NRA Legal After part-time employment, reasonable additional hours is one the most commonly misunderstood concepts for employers in the retail and quick service industries. In fact, even the question “how many additional hours would be considered reasonable?” betrays a misapprehension of the topic, as the...

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Message from the CEO: 18 June 2019

One of the headlines that frequently gets recycled is that robots are going to take everyone’s job. While technological...

One of the headlines that frequently gets recycled is that robots are going to take everyone’s job. While technological advancement can seem exciting to some, it can inject a sense of fear in others who become terrified at the thought of losing their job to a machine. Unfortunately, this is...

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Upcoming Events

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Jun

HR Executive Roundtable | Brisbane

The HR Executive Roundtable series is one of the NRA’s premier events for people leaders. Please join us for...

The HR Executive Roundtable series is one of the NRA’s premier events for people leaders. Please join us for an insightful discussion about topical workplace relations matters in an intimate forum intended to foster conversation and learning. The agenda for our June roundtable will be confirmed following the Federal Election. This...

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19
Jun

HR Executive Roundtable | Sydney

The HR Executive Roundtable series is one of the NRA’s premier events for people leaders. Please join us for...

The HR Executive Roundtable series is one of the NRA’s premier events for people leaders. Please join us for an insightful discussion about topical workplace relations matters in an intimate forum intended to foster conversation and learning. The agenda for our June roundtable will be confirmed following the Federal Election. This...

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