COVID-19 Update: 23 June 2021

NSW - "NOT A LOCKDOWN, BUT ABANDON NON-ESSENTIAL ACTIVITIES" NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced tighter restrictions will be in place...

NSW - "NOT A LOCKDOWN, BUT ABANDON NON-ESSENTIAL ACTIVITIES" NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced tighter restrictions will be in place in the City of Sydney, Waverley, Randwick, Canada Bay, Inner West, Bayside, and Woollahra from 4:00pm AEST today.  The 1 person per 4sqm rule comes back into force for all indoor and outdoor setting; ...

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Masks now mandatory at indoor venues and public transport across Greater Sydney

Updated 22 June 2021 From Sunday afternoon, face masks are mandatory in certain settings if you're in several Sydney local...

Updated 22 June 2021 From Sunday afternoon, face masks are mandatory in certain settings if you're in several Sydney local government areas, including: Randwick Waverley Woollahra Sydney Canada Bay Inner West Bayside   Who is required to wear a mask? The indoor areas where a face mask must be worn are retail or...

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Check in QLD app soon mandatory for retail and other sectors

In addition to the hospitality sector, from 1am Friday 9 July, the Check In Qld app will be mandatory...

In addition to the hospitality sector, from 1am Friday 9 July, the Check In Qld app will be mandatory for a number of new sectors.  This includes: retail food services including cafes, restaurants and fast-food outlets. This covers operations that may be part of another business, e.g. a restaurant in...

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Disaster Power Outage Payments for Businesses

Disaster assistance will be available for businesses that continue to be affected by prolonged power outages from the extreme...

Disaster assistance will be available for businesses that continue to be affected by prolonged power outages from the extreme weather event in Victoria. Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA). Businesses with an annual payroll of less than $10 million can apply for payments...

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Strategic partnership aimed at helping reinvigorate Brisbane CBD

As the modern voice of retail, the National Retail Association (NRA) have partnered with Claim App to help businesses bring...

As the modern voice of retail, the National Retail Association (NRA) have partnered with Claim App to help businesses bring back customers through online incentives in their Brisbane pilot program. Claim App founder, Tim Langford, and his team of Brisbane-based developers have created the first app to help consumers easily find...

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NSW scheme good for the economy, good for retail

The announcement by the New South Wales Government to introduce a pilot program for the return of international students...

The announcement by the New South Wales Government to introduce a pilot program for the return of international students will be good for the economy, according to the National Retail Association (NRA). NRA CEO Dominique Lamb said the program would greatly assist in solving the current retail labour drought. “The New...

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Meet NRA’s new Board member – Antony Moore

The National Retail Association has recently announced the appointment of three new Directors to its Board, adding to the depth...

The National Retail Association has recently announced the appointment of three new Directors to its Board, adding to the depth of industry representation in Australia’s peak retail organisation. One of the new Board members is Antony Moore, General Manager of Lotteries - Retail at Tabcorp. We had the opportunity to sit...

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End of Financial Year guide for small businesses

The end of financial year (EOFY) is an important, yet often, stressful time for small businesses. Many business owners struggle...

The end of financial year (EOFY) is an important, yet often, stressful time for small businesses. Many business owners struggle to maintain the records they require to satisfy their tax obligations such as; records for deductions, bookkeeping, tax returns and planning for the following financial year. With adequate planning and...

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