We represent over 28,000 shopfronts across Australia and New Zealand, making us the one of the most powerful voices for Australian businesses. Our policy team works hard to bring retailers together in a non-competitive environment and provide a platform to have your voice heard.

We tackle the issues you can’t tackle alone.

 

How we represent your interests

Business Operations & Risks

From everyday business risks through to wider industry issues, our policy team supports and works closely with members to drive change in all areas of retail.

We use in-house and external resources to stay actively involved in issues that matter to retailers.

Committees

We coordinate a number of important industry committees. These committees facilitate vital discussions and offer retailers the opportunity to contribute to retail industry policy.

Find out more about our active committees at the links below:

Regulatory Reform

Retail regulations are often subject to change. As a peak industry body, we contribute to important discussions, meetings and submissions to fight for the best outcomes for the retail industry.

Find out more about our work on Liquor Regulation and Gift card reform.

Environmental Regulations

The National Retail Association continues to play an active role in developing and implementing environmental regulations in the retail space.

Recent projects include:

  1. QLD Plastic Bag Ban
  2. WA Plastic Bag Ban
  3. Container Deposit Schemes
Special Events

We liaise with government around special events like the Commonwealth Games and public holidays that impact the retail sector.

Latest News

NRA welcomes ACCC announcement regarding rent relief measures

The National Retail Association (NRA) has welcomed the ACCC announcement proposing to grant authorisation for NRA members to engage...

The National Retail Association (NRA) has welcomed the ACCC announcement proposing to grant authorisation for NRA members to engage in information sharing and, in the case of tenants, collective bargaining with respect to their leases. NRA CEO Dominique Lamb said the draft determination meant that NRA members are one...

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New safety standard for projectile toys

The ACCC has announced an updated mandatory safety standard for projectile toys, designed to protect children from serious eye...

The ACCC has announced an updated mandatory safety standard for projectile toys, designed to protect children from serious eye injuries or choking from toys like bow and arrow sets and toy guns. The mandatory standard prescribes requirements for the design, construction and labelling of projectile toys. Suppliers are now able...

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Upcoming Events

9
Jul

Advancing Women in Business FREE Webinar Series – Inspire my team – Webinar 4c

About this Event The NRA will be delivering a series of FREE webinars to help up skill women in business...

About this Event The NRA will be delivering a series of FREE webinars to help up skill women in business around Queensland. This 12 webinar series will deliver 4 Modules of our People Leadership Program. Participants can register for certain webinars or register for the series. Webinar 4c Customer engagement Date: 9 July...

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23
Jul

Creating a mentally healthy workplace | FREE WEBINAR

Mental health is an issue that will touch many of us, with around 45% of Australians having experienced a...

Mental health is an issue that will touch many of us, with around 45% of Australians having experienced a mental illness at some point in their life. With so many people affected, it is inevitable that many of us will have employees, colleagues and managers living with mental health...

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