$1,100.00 inc GST per annum
Supplier members receive the same benefits as retail hardware members, including workplace relations advice; HR documents; training, development and recruitment support; online access to 3 modern industry awards, and exclusive savings. In addition, we will promote your business as a ‘supporting partner’ of Hardware Australia. You will find full details of what that looks like in the links below. We look forward to welcoming you to the Hardware Australia family.
Become a member
$1,100 (inc GST) per annum
Promote Your Business as a supporting partner
There are several ways we will promote your business to the industry as a supporting partner, these include:
- Logo included on Hardware Australia’s website, with a link to your website (appearing at the bottom of all our pages)
- One free full-page advertisement per year, in our bi-monthly publication The Link.
- One free blog on our website
- Your logo used on our regular communication sent via email to our members and the wider industry.
Support your Industry
Your membership will contribute to supporting your customers and the hardware industry.
Networking and Introductions
Membership provides unique opportunities for introductions to key industry retailers, to meet business owners and build relationships via the industry events, round tables, committee meetings and functions.
Training, Development and Recruitment
Access training and development for staff with a range of training solutions including the delivery of traineeships and courses in visual merchandising, sales and corporate management courses.
DISCOUNTS ON STAFF RECRUITMENT
- Our partnership with TABMA Australia means that we can help you recruit the right staff for your role, saving you time and money.
- TABMA’s trainees and apprentices are recruited, inducted, trained and monitored by a highly skilled team.
News and Resources
Hardware Australia provides regular updates on industry news and information through bi-monthly newsletters, news flashes and workplace relation updates.
Online Access to 3 modern Industry Awards
- General Retail Industry Award
- Clerks Private Sector Award
- Timber Industry Award
Workplace Relations Advice
Our workplace advice line team is only a phone call away. Let them help you address the most important issues that businesses like yours face every day. We can assist with:
- Personal Leave
- Long Service Leave
- Parental Leave
- Annual Leave
- Public Holidays
- Payment of Wages
TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT
- Notice of Termination
- Disciplinary Procedures
- Unfair Dismissal
- Contract of Employment
- Award Interpretation
- Hours of Work
- Casual Employment
- Union Matters
A comprehensive library of documents you can customise, allowing you to quickly and easily create documents you can implement into your own business. These documents support your obligations under the fair work system, and help to reduce your risk of unfair dismissal claims.
Some of the documents available for members include:
- Contra of Employment
- Casual Conversion Letter
- Code of Conduct
- Workplace Drug and Alcohol Policy
- Christmas Party Letter for Employees
- Whistleblower Policy
Download a sample – Christmas-Party-Letter-to-Employees_20.11.19_sample
We have a variety of special member only deals that will save your business money, including:
Access to training and development for staff with a range of training solutions including the delivery of traineeships and courses in visual merchandising, sales and corporate management courses.
Our partnership with TABMA Australia means that we can help you recruit the right staff for your role, saving you time and money.
TABMA’s trainees and apprentices are recruited, inducted, trained and monitored by a highly skilled team.
- Safety inspections
- Tagging and resting of electrical equipment
- System Health Check
Dulux Group Australia
“Dulux has been a member of Hardware Australia for many years and has always been proud to support the programs and events run by the association. We are a key supporter of the Industry rising star program, industry awards and Women in Hardware initiatives”
“Makita is a proud supporter of Hardware Australia and the work they do to ensure ongoing support of new talent coming through that keeps our industry strong and innovative. Their events have provided a valuable avenue for our Sales Reps & Managers to network with customers and peers, and acknowledge the best performers in our industry.”