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ARA Group NZ Limited acquires Sopersmac

On the 1st of February, ARA Group NZ Limited (ARA), completed the acquisition of Sopersmac, one of the largest distributors of architectural door hardware in New Zealand. Sopersmac offer a full-service value proposition to their clients and in addition to the supply of architectural hardware, they also offer specification, project management, master keying and installation Read more...

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ARA Group and Social Responsibility in 2021

Responsible leadership of an organisation in today’s world necessitates the allocation of some resources to assist those in our midst who are at a disadvantage. At ARA, we believe that it is possible to pursue profitable growth in the business whilst simultaneously making a positive social impact. Increasingly, our employees, our shareholders and our customers Read more...

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2021 ARA Historical Novel Prize – Winners Announced

  Historical Novel Society Australasia (HNSA), in partnership with Australia’s leading essential building and infrastructure services provider ARA Group, is excited to announce the winners of the 2021 ARA Historical Novel Prize. The winner of the 2021 ARA Historical Novel Prize – Adult Category is The Burning Island, by Jock Serong (Text Publishing). The winner Read more...

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Update – ARA Vaccination Lottery Winners August, September 2021

Consistent with the various governments’ requests all around Australia and New Zealand, ARA has encouraged our employees to receive the COVID vaccination.  Our various state and federal governments have been telling us the best way out of the pandemic and start living a normal life is to get all of us vaccinated.  Many, if not Read more...

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Edward Federman reports on the ARA Group Financial Year 2021

ARA Group is proud to present our Annual Report for the financial year 2021. This year we celebrate having completed our 20th year of operations in a very strong operational and financial position. Edward Federman reports on the financial year for 2021. Read more...

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Vaccination lottery: putting the health and safety of our employees and the community first

As a national company with more than 2,500 employees dispersed across Australia as well as New Zealand, at ARA Group, we support the critical role the vaccine will play in improving the safety of our workplaces and the community. Read more...

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ARA Group acquires WiltradingSTACE

  Wiltrading STACE will expand the offerings of the ARA Fire, increasing ARA capabilities across Australia.  Effective as of the 1st of May 2021, Mr Edward Federman, ARA Executive Chair and Managing Director announced the acquisition of Wiltrading STACE,   “I am pleased to announce the acquisition of Wiltrading STACE, a service provider for life safety Read more...

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Celebrating NAIDOC Week 2021: Heal Country!

The theme of NAIDOC Week 2021 is Heal Country! Calls for stronger measures to recognise, protect, and maintain all aspects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and heritage. The theme recognises that Country is more than a place, it is inherent to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity. Our First Nation has cared for this Read more...

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ARA Group acquires service leader: Servcore 

Servcore will expand the offerings of the ARA Security division, increasing ARA capabilities across Australia and New Zealand. Read more...

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Reflecting on the Resilience of Australians

Through drought, bushfires and flooding rains; to facing an international pandemic it has been a year of unexpected and trying times for many Australians. Across our nation we have seen the determined resilience of Australians rise in response to these challenges, acknowledging that together we are stronger. Read more...