AUSTRALIAN RETAIL

PAYMENTS

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR THE PAYMENTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE

  • The Payments Advisory Committee provides the retail industry with a centralised platform of thought leadership specific to merchant payments 

  • Consumers’ methods of payment have a significant impact on retail costs 

  • The Committee is comprised of retail professionals in payments, finance, and digital roles   

  • The Committee informs and supports the ARA’s advocacy to achieve industry-wide equity and payment efficiency 

Committee Charter

ACHIEVEMENTS

AMPF provides a conduit to advocacy across a number of areas:

  • Merchant payments, electronic payments, merchant surcharges, authentication, and scheme network routing.

  • The ARA lobbies for solutions to issues such as: increasing instore theft and fraud, the need for improved data protection, and cybersecurity protocols.

KEY RECENT ISSUES

  • Least cost routing

  • Fee transparency  

  • Payments innovation 

  • Payment fraud and security 

For more information, please contact the secretariat for this committee:

Tim Janczuk committees@retail.org.au

COMMITTEE CHAIR AND EXPERT

Lance Blockley

Managing Director

The Initiatives Group

Participating Retailers include:

Coles
7-Eleven

Woolworths

David Jones

Chemist Warehouse 

Wilson Parking

HappyTel
Myer
Mecca Brands

and many more...