Our business partners

Australia Post

At Australia Post we proudly provide trusted ways for people, businesses and communities to connect with each other and the world. As our world changes, so too does our business. While we deliver over three billion articles a year, the trend is shifting dramatically to parcels as the community embraces eCommerce and new forms of digital communication. Today,  Australia Post facilitates 82% of the nation’s eCommerce, meanwhile new financial and identity services are changing the role of our post offices.

Available Services
• Designing services to enhance business delivery.
• Parcel shipping and delivery
• Mail products and services
• International sending solutions
• Identity services
• Financial transactions and payments
• Information management

We can also assist you with a range of tools and services to help your business including:
• Access address and postcode data
• The latest eCommerce insights
• Add widgets to your online store
• Secure new payment gateways
• Packaging options
• Warehousing and order fulfilment

How to access these benefits
Contact us via email at membership@agha.com.au or phone 1300 441 384 with your member number handy and we will put you in contact with Australia Post.

Tyro Tyro Business Partner

Tyro are the champions for better business banking. In 2003, our founders saw the opportunity to challenge the traditional banks by using innovative technology to offer a faster and more efficient EFTPOS payments solution to Australian businesses. In 2015, Tyro was the first business to be issued a full banking license in over a decade enabling customers to grow and streamline their business through products such as Tyro Term Deposits, a Tyro Bank Account, and Tyro eCommerce. Since then, Tyro has become Australia’s largest EFTPOS provider outside the big four1.

Tyro aims to provide value with an exclusive, competitive rate for AGHA members.

Available Services
With over 300 POS/PMS partnerships, we provide tailored and integrated EFTPOS, eCommerce and banking solutions which free-up time for our customers, enabling them to be champions at what they do.

How to access these benefits
Contact us via email at membership@agha.com.au or phone 1300 441 384 with your member number handy and we will put you in contact with Tyro or click on the link to express your interest  https://go.tyro.com/agha Click here for terms and conditions.

Austbrokers ABS Insurance Partner

Austbrokers ABS has been AGHA’s preferred insurance partner for over 15 years. We understand that your business is often your livelihood, that’s why we work with you to find insurance solutions to meet your needs at the value you want. Our team of qualified, reputable and experienced account managers provide technical advice on tailored products and we have access to exclusive pricing.  Austbrokers ABS have a dedicated claims team that you can access easily – this means no frustrating call centres and faster results, where you will deal directly with a claims professional who will manage your claim and fight for best outcomes on your behalf.

Available Services

The below are a handful of services Austbrokers ABS can provide to support you and your business:

  • Business Insurance
    An all-round product safeguarding your Business Assets and Public & Products Liability
  • Motor Vehicle
    A comprehensive product ensuring your vehicle is covered in the event of an accident or while the vehicle is not being driven
  • Marine Cargo
    A product ensuring your Imports, Exports, Australian Transits & Worldwide to Worldwide sendings are adequately covered
  • Home & Contents
    Cover for your Residential Building, Contents & Personal Valuables in the event there is loss or damage
  • Premium funding
    Easy monthly instalments meaning no upfront payments

How to access these benefits

For a no obligation premium estimate of your current insurance program, call the Austbrokers ABS team on:

Richard Ossington
Client Service Manager
D +61 2 8567 3113  M +61 410 407 494
Richard.Ossington@austbrokersabs.com.au

Austbrokers ABS Pty Ltd ACN 619 529 403 is a Corporate Authorised Representative (ASIC AR No. 1255855) of Austbrokers Sydney Pty Ltd ABN 14 061 968 090 | AFSL No. 244244

FedEx Express

FedEx Express (trading as TNT Express) is one of Australia’s largest providers of distribution services with an extensive regional, national and international network of warehouses, sorting hubs and depots, all linked by sophisticated track and trace technology. FedEx Express pick-up and delivery network integrates distribution connection points at strategically selected locations across Australia. FedEx Express broad network means that your consignment is handled by experienced staff, from pick-up to delivery. FedEx Express aims to deliver consignments on time and in perfect condition.

FedEx Express offer highly competitive rates, proactive customer service, and are committed to service excellence.

Available Services:
• International air freight – express and economy
• Domestic road freight to and from anywhere in Australia
• Domestic air freight including 3kg and 5kg satchels
• Local courier services
• Taxi truck hire services

How to access these benefits:
Contact Miodrag Jerkovic | National Account Executive at FedEx Express Australasia on 0439 443 011 or email miodrag.jerkovic@fedex.com and quote your AGHA Member number.

Hunt & Hunt Lawyers Legal Advice

Hunt & Hunt Lawyers are one of Australia’s leading mid-sized law firms with eight offices around Australia plus one in Shanghai. We have a client base consisting of small to medium enterprises as well as major corporations, government departments and individuals. We have been Business Partners with AGHA since 2011, with our team assisting members and sharing our local, national and international knowledge to help you further your business.

AGHA members can benefit from Hunt & Hunt’s ability to provide commercial legal advice to help your business succeed.

Available Services:
• Consumer protection and terms of trade
• Supply, manufacturing, agency, licencing and distribution contracts
• Customs and global trade (incl. Fair Trade Agreements and rules of origin)
• Company structuring and restructuring
• Commercial leasing and all property matters
• Dispute resolution and litigation
• Mergers and acquisitions/business sale or exit
• Employment law
• Retail distribution and dealership issues including the franchising code of conduct
• Product liability
• Restrictive trade practices and other anti-competitive conduct
• Intellectual property
• Restructures and inter-generational transfers
• Corporations law and corporate governance
• Stamp duties and tax

Member Benefits

• Hotline Service – We are pleased to provide AGHA Members with a free 30 minute initial telephone call for legal advice (excludes current matters)
• Discount – 5% discount off our usual professional fees
• Updates on legislative / case developments – we publish and present regularly to our clients and will be pleased to provide newsletters, briefings and updates on areas of interest to your business.

How to access this benefit
Contact us via email at membership@agha.com.au or phone 1300 441 384 with your member number handy and we will provide you with a legal advice form. Once completed, we will submit this to Hunt & Hunt who will be in touch, usually within 24 hours.

Google Digital Garage

AGHA has partnered with Google and the Australian Business Chamber to offer members access to the Google Digital Garage – a digital platform that provides individuals and businesses with dozens of free online courses on everything from search, social media and digital marketing in order to help your businesses grow online.

Whether you’re looking to take your first steps online or ways to boost your online performance, having a strong online presence is increasingly important for companies of all sizes. This free training platform offers guidance on all things digital.

Available Services
• Maintaining a website
• Online advertising
• Social media
• E-commerce

How to access this benefit
Click here to access Google Digital Garage from anywhere, on any device. It’s engaging content is easy to follow and can be tailored to meet your business needs.

Better HR - HR Software & HR Services

BetterHR (previously Workforce Guardian) is proud partner with the Australian Gift & Homewares Association. Trusted for over 14 years, BetterHR is a leading provider of Online HR Software, HR Advice, and HR Consulting services. As an AGHA member, you get exclusive offers and discounts on across a range of HR services and products.

FREE subscription to Online HR Software – HR Lite valued at $588 per annum:

This exclusive offer provides members access to BetterHR’s award winning online HR software. AGHA members will have their own account, their own online HR portal, plus ongoing access to the HR Lite subscription for as long as they have an active membership with AGHA. The subscription gives you online access to:

• COVID-19 Support Resources
• Employee Mobile App
• Personalised Manager Dashboard
• Employee/Personnel Records (unlimited storage)
• Time & Attendance Tracking – Timesheets, Rosters, Clock On/Off
• Set custom alerts and reminder notification for important dates
• Data Privacy and Protection

BetterHR’s online HR software was awarded Human Resource Director Magazine’s 5 Star HR Software Award.

Human Resource & Employment Law Advice:
Your AGHA membership includes FREE access to HR and employment law advice by phone. Consult experienced HR consultants & qualified employment lawyers for all your HR questions and needs.  Valued at $99 per call.

Employment Contracts:
AGHA membership also includes FREE access to Employment Contracts. Valued $400 per contract.

Human Resource Audits & Compliance Checks:
Stay ahead of compliance and employer obligations with BetterHR’s team of qualified HR experts. Get comprehensive audits and compliance checks, and receive practical steps and guidance, at a discount of $175. Request a compliance check  here.

Combined Online HR Software & HR Advice Plans
BetterHR’s combine software and advice subscriptions empowers business owners and managers with the system and resources for effective people management. When in doubt, for more complex HR matters, an experienced HR consultant & qualified employment lawyer will be just an email or phone call away. AGHA members get a 25% rebate on the first year of any paid subscription with up-front payment.

Human Resource Talks & Webinars:
AGHA membership includes FREE access to HR talks and webinar, delivered by the BetterHR’s experienced team of HR consultants and qualified employment lawyers. Stay tuned for updates about upcoming events.

How to access this benefit:

Complete this form betterhr.com.au/specialoffer_agha, and the Better HR Consultants will contact you within 24 hours. Alternatively, phone 1300 560 934 for further assistance.

OFX Foreign Exchange

OFX is an ASX listed global money transfer company that helps individuals and businesses transfer funds fast and securely to over 190 countries across 55 currencies at bank beating exchange rates.

With 7 offices around the world and over 20 years of experience they are able to offer 24/7 phone and online support ensuring that customers can transact across borders when, where and how they want.

Member Benefit:
$0 OFX transaction fees* & bank beating rates

How to access this benefit:
Visit ofx.com to get started. For a free consultation offer for your business contact samuel.pitt@ofx.com.

Alternatively, contact us via email at membership@agha.com.au or phone 1300 441 384 with your member number handy and we will put you in contact with OFX.

Shop For Shops

Shop for Shops is Australia’s leading provider of shop fittings, shelving and display solutions. With four stores and warehouses in Australia and an office in Shanghai, Shop for Shops designs, manufactures and distributes quality, practical solutions to thousands of retailers and distributors each year. In addition to stocking Australia’s largest range of shop fittings, shelving and display products, Shop for Shops works with customers to create custom solutions to suit their specific needs.

From helping some of Australia’s best known retail brands implement new retail concepts across a network of stores, to providing the everyday essentials to small retailers around the country – Shop for Shops has the experience and the knowledge to help all Australian retailers and distributors.

Available Services:
• Shop design and installation
• Custom solutions for your store
• Clothing racks
• Shelving and display
• Hangers
• Fashion accessories displays
• Point of sale displays
• Mannequins and bodyforms
• Showcases
• Counters
• Display cubes
• Signs, posters and ticketing
• Bags and wrapping

Member Benefit:
Receive Gold Pricing* – A saving of up to 56% off the recommended retail price.

How to access this benefit: 
Simply visit shopforshops.com or contact Shop for Shops on 1300 11 746 or email sales@shopforshops.com and quote your AGHA Membership number.

*Terms & Conditions:
• Gold pricing available on the entire ‘off the shelf’ range (over 2,500 products)
• Discount does not apply to custom solutions, freight or installation
• Each member is responsible for settling their account with Shop for Shops prior to delivery (unless they are an approved 30 Day EOM Customer)

Macquarie Collections Macquarie Collections

Macquarie are experts in commercial and consumer debt collection. Our company has the resources and experience to meet the needs of any size business. You are not just a number, we remain personal and offer a full service. Our approach is to ensure that we meet your needs – now and into the future. You can choose from one of our performance based packages or we can tailor a solution to suit your needs.

Your Overdue Customers are handled by our highly trained Collections Staff, under the supervision of your dedicated Account Manager. At all times, the matter is treated on a confidential basis. Our advanced collection systems propels the matter – allowing the collection path to be maintained. When legal action is required, our in house solicitor will provide a seamless service with the fastest possible turn around. The Debtor is given the chance to pay your account and if they fail to do so, we move quickly and efficiently to obtain full payment, including any legal costs and interest that you are entitled to.

Member benefits:
• 6 free solicitors letters per month for each member to be spread over 6 different debtors (ie – one free letter per debtor). Additional follow up letters are $27.50.
• A low commission rate of 6.5%. Services provided are invoiced on a 30 day account.
• No joining fee

How to access this benefit
Contact us via email at membership@agha.com.au or phone 1300 441 384 with your member number handy.

Service NSW

We are making business easier by offering a free service to help aspiring and existing business owners start, run or grow a small business in NSW.

A dedicated business concierge can provide step by step guidance and help you understand government licences and permits you need to open your business faster.

Spend less time on paperwork and more time on your business with our free service.

Call 13 77 88 or go to service.nsw.gov.au to get started