The Australian National Retailers Association (ANRA) represents the country’s leading retailers. Combined, ANRA members employ over 500,000 people and account for around $110 billion in annual retail turnover.
Members of ANRA include Australia’s most trusted household names in supermarket chains, department stores and specialty retailers.
ANRA seeks to ensure that governments and the community, understand the huge contribution retailing makes to the national economy. ANRA advocates a forward-looking policy agenda to help retailers meet their customers’ needs. [more]
ANRA believes competition law should be about promoting efficiency and delivering the best allocation of resources across the economy - for the benefit of consumers. [more]
Australia has one of the most generous low value thresholds for value-added tax and duty exemptions. The current exemption from GST and duties for low value imported goods and services purchased by Australian households is $1000. [more]
Barriers to Productivity
In Australia, retail trading hours are governed by state-based regulations. There are numerous and varied regulations for retailers operating across multiple states and within state borders, adding unnecessary costs, adding business complexities and subtracting consumer choice. [more]