Welcome to the Australian Lottery and Newsagents’ Association

The Australian Lottery and Newsagents’ Association (ALNA) is the peak industry body representing Australian newsagencies and lottery agents. There are 4000 individually owned and operated newsagencies in the country and together they make up Australia's largest retail and home delivery group.
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ALNA Membership

Through strength and size, the ALNA has the necessary means to achieve outcomes difficult to achieve by a single business.

For just $876 per annum*, your ALNA membership gives you access to industry representation, complimentary advice on industrial relations and leasing matters, discounts on insurance, access to accredited industry training courses, and so much more.

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*Membership prices vary by state. Membership fee is capped at $876 per annum.

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Industry Updates


CONNECT and Couriers Please Inbound Parcels

There have been a few members who were unclear when they heard of another parcel company using the CONNECT name.

This company, going by the name of Parcel Connect, is NOT affiliated with the ANF supported CONNECT system which is powered by Hubbed.


New Western Union Agents

We would like to welcome the following new Western Union Agents:

  • Lidcombe Newsagency, NSW
  • Bunters We Never Sleep Newsagency & Delicatessan, WA
  • Smarts Newsagency, WA
  • The Lucky Charm Morayfield, QLD
  • Evatt Newsagency, ACT
  • Wattle Grove Newsagency, NSW

If you would like to become a Western Union Agent, and would like some more information regarding Western Union, please call (02) 9978 3400, or email westernunion@anf.net.au


The ANF: working to protect, promote and transform the newsagency channel.


INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS SUPPORT - The ANF has developed a dedicated professional IR service to include detailed manuals, annual wage updates, online webinars and day to day member issue support. Soon our IR Manual will be re-invented in bite sized online sections to make accessing this even easier. The ANF is driving sensible discussion around penalty rates and the impact on small business through our Penalty Rates Strategy.


CONNECT grows exponentially

The last three days have seen over 250 newsagents sign on to the Newsagent exclusive Hubbed CONNECT parcel system.

The guarantee of volume and revenue has been an attractive proposition to those in identified territories.


Newsagents help prevent and reduce the impact of armed robbery

Newsagents have contributed to a recently released report in the anticipation of reducing armed robbery occurrence and the severity and impact of armed robbery.

Please CLICK HERE to view.


Network addresses reconciliation issues

Following on from pressure from the ANF for a solution to the time-consuming process of processing Network magazines, Network Services has created a newsagent-specific outlet summary with totals to assist newsagents in reconciliation.

Newsagents will still receive the old Outlet Summary in the delivery with their driver. The driver uses this to know what stock to deliver.


Coles returns processed off site

Newsagents have been concerned that a decision by Coles to process returns using a third party merchandiser could jeopardise their agreement to deliver papers to Coles.

News Corp's National Director of Retail Customer Development, Andrew Pirrit, has reassured newsagents that there will be no changes to their commission/set fee following Coles decision to process returns onsite using a third party merchandiser.


ANF National Awards for Excellence 2014 Winners Announced

It's the moment everyone has been waiting patiently for!

Please watch the video presentation below, to find who this year's ANF National Awards for Excellence winners are, and the exciting moment when the winners found out they had won.

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