Special Projects


Future Leaders Catalyst Program

Future Leaders Catalyst Program

Peak retail industry body the Australian Retailers Association’s (ARA) had collaborated with the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) to support the future leaders of SME retailers to drive productivity levels.

Chemical Security Program

Chemical Security Program

The Chemicals of Security Concern online training helps equip businesses with the knowledge to recognise the national security risks associated with chemicals of security concern, and to adopt protective security measures to minimise the risk of chemicals being used in terrorist attacks in Australia.

National Disability Employment Initiative

National Disability Employment Initiative

For many years the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) Retail Institute has delivered Jobseeker training programs that aim to inform retail employers of opportunities to employ people with disabilities and also providing the Retail Employment Program to their clients.

Indigenous Employment Broking Program

Indigenous Employment Broking Program

The ARA Retail Institute has partnered with the Department of Business and Innovation to assist with the delivery of the Bridge to Work program, part of the Aboriginal Economic Development Program as part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to bridging the gap for Aboriginal disadvantage.