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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...

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Celebrating NAIDOC WEEK 2020: Always Was, Always Will Be

NAIDOC Week 2020 “Always Was, Always Will Be.” The theme recognises that First Nations people have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years. Read more...

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Mirandi Riwoe announced as winner of the inaugural ARA Historical Novel Prize

From more than 185 entries exploring a plethora of captivating, and oftentimes, gruelling eras in Australian and global history, ARA Group is thrilled to announce the winner of the inaugural 2020 ARA Historical Novel Prize is Mirandi Riwoefor her novel Stone Sky Gold Mountain published by University of Queensland Press.  Read more...

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ARA Historical Novel Prize shortlist celebrates three esteemed Australian authors

The ARA Historical Novel Prize three shortlisted authors are now in the running for an overall first prize of $50,000 — the most substantial financial incentive for any genre-based award in Australasia. Read more...

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Inaugural ‘ARA Historical Novel Prize’ announces Long List and doubles prize money

Now in 2020, ARA Group is proud to partner with the Historical Novel Society of Australasia (HNSA) to launch a new major literary prize — the ARA Historical Novel Prize — awarding $50,000 to an outstanding novelist in the historical fiction genre. Read more...

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A Letter from Edward Federman on the Financial Year 2020

Although a challenging year, ARA Group completes its 10th consecutive year of record revenue and 5th consecutive year of record profits. Edward Federman reports on the financial year for 2020. Read more...

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ARA Pro Racing Team adapt to virtual riding

With the emergence of COVID-19 and related travel bans in place, and total cancellation of racing on both the domestic and international calendar, the team has had to get creative through the first half of 2020. Read more...

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Introducing ARA Pro Racing

The ARA Group is excited to announce our Sponsorship of a young and upcoming Australian Pro Continental Cycling Race Team, now known as ARA Pro Racing Sunshine Coast.  Read more...

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Building Our Legacy 

On Friday 25th October, Edward Federman and the ARA Group hosted 270 guests for this year’s ARA Endowment Fund Annual Gala Dinner. The ARA Endowment Fund Celebrates its 10th Anniversary, the 2nd Annual Gala Dinner & reaching a principal balance of more than $2 Million. Read more...

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Press Release: The ARA Group join NIDA as Principal Partner

The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and ARA Group Limited (ARA) have announced a major partnership to support performing arts education and training in Australia. Read more...