Sensible reform for South Australian trading hours

South Australian businesses will soon be able to enjoy sensible shop trading hours reforms which strikes the right balance...

South Australian businesses will soon be able to enjoy sensible shop trading hours reforms which strikes the right balance for workers, small businesses and shoppers. From 6 November, extended trading hours from 9:00am on Sundays will commence. The Shop Trading Hours (Extension of Hours) Amendment Act 2022 was passed last week...

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Thursday 22 September will be a public holiday for the National Day of Mourning for Queen Elizabeth II.

Following the recent passing of Queen Elizabeth II, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has announced that 22 September 2022 shall...

Following the recent passing of Queen Elizabeth II, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has announced that 22 September 2022 shall be declared a National Public Holiday. In announcing the National Day of Mourning, Prime Minister Albanese said: “I have asked Premiers and Chief Ministers that Thursday 22 September 2022 be declared...

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Four extra hours for shoppers this WA Day and Queen’s Birthday

The Western Australian Government has approved four extra hours of trading for general retail shops in the Perth metropolitan...

The Western Australian Government has approved four extra hours of trading for general retail shops in the Perth metropolitan area this WA Day and Queen’s Birthday. The extension means that general retail shops will be able to trade any time between 8am and 6pm on Monday 6 June 2022 (WA...

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When can you trade on Anzac Day 2022?

The National Retail Association recognises Anzac Day as an important national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand...

The National Retail Association recognises Anzac Day as an important national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that commemorates all who served and died in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations and the contribution and suffering of all those who have served. Anzac Day trading hours This is...

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Extended retail trading hours for upcoming public holidays in Perth

The State Government has approved four extra hours of trading for general retail shops in the Perth metropolitan area...

The State Government has approved four extra hours of trading for general retail shops in the Perth metropolitan area on each of the upcoming public holidays, Labour Day and Easter Monday. The extension to permitted opening times means general retail shops will be able to trade any time between 8am...

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Adelaide Cup Day public holiday trading exemption

The Hon Rob Lucas MLC, Treasurer, has declared a trading exemption this Adelaide Cup Day public holiday (Monday 14...

The Hon Rob Lucas MLC, Treasurer, has declared a trading exemption this Adelaide Cup Day public holiday (Monday 14 March). The exemption means non-exempt retail shops will be able to trade anytime between 9am and 5pm, if they choose. Non-exempt retailers in the Adelaide CBD will be able to...

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Trading exemption for South Australian retailers this Australia Day

The Hon Rob Lucas MLC, Treasurer, has today declared an exemption for the Australia Day public holiday - Wednesday, 26...

The Hon Rob Lucas MLC, Treasurer, has today declared an exemption for the Australia Day public holiday - Wednesday, 26 January 2022, that will enable non-exempt shops in the Metropolitan Shopping District and Glenelg Tourist Precinct (the Adelaide suburban area) to trade between the hours of 11.00 am and 5.00 pm on that day. The National Retail Association...

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All suburban South Australian shops permitted to trade this Labour Day

In a South Australian first, all suburban shops regardless of their size or location will be permitted to open...

In a South Australian first, all suburban shops regardless of their size or location will be permitted to open on the Labour Day public holiday (Monday, 4 October). South Australian Treasurer the Hon. Rob Lucas, MLC, has declared an exemption which gives all non-exempt shops in the Metropolitan shopping District...

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New survey shows overwhelming support for shop trading hour reforms, assurance for independents

A new survey of residents in Metropolitan Adelaide reveals that 75% of Adelaide’s adults believe in extending...

A new survey of residents in Metropolitan Adelaide reveals that 75% of Adelaide’s adults believe in extending at least some permitted retail hours and 61% want a referendum on the matter.   South Australians confirm their support for independent retailers, with 90% indicating that they would either...

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SA retail workers missing out on $68 million under current shop trading hour regulations

Shopping Centre Council of Australia (SCCA) and National Retail Association (NRA) wage modelling outlines substantial missed employment and...

Shopping Centre Council of Australia (SCCA) and National Retail Association (NRA) wage modelling outlines substantial missed employment and wage opportunities for South Australians as a result of current shop trading hour regulations. The newly released modelling shows the number of lost hours in SA from retailers not being...

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4 extra trading hours for WA retailers on Western Australia Day and Queen’s Birthday

The WA Government has approved four additional hours of trading for general retail shops in metropolitan Perth on Monday...

The WA Government has approved four additional hours of trading for general retail shops in metropolitan Perth on Monday 7 June for Western Australia Day and Monday 27 September for the Queen's Birthday. Previously, general retail shops were permitted to trade 11am to 5pm on these public holidays. The extension means...

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Extra hours for suburban Adelaide shops this Queen’s Birthday public holiday

The Hon Rob Lucas MLC, Treasurer, has declared an exemption for the Queen's Birthday Public Holiday on Monday 14...

The Hon Rob Lucas MLC, Treasurer, has declared an exemption for the Queen's Birthday Public Holiday on Monday 14 June 2021. The exemption will enable non-exempt shops in the Metropolitan Shopping District and Glenelg Tourist Precinct (the Adelaide suburban area) to trade between the hours of 11.00 am and 5.00 pm on that day. This...

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Shopping centres and retailers unite to welcome South Australia’s referendum on shop trading hours

The National Retail Association (NRA) and Shopping Centre Council of Australia (SCCA) welcomed the announcement of a historic referendum...

The National Retail Association (NRA) and Shopping Centre Council of Australia (SCCA) welcomed the announcement of a historic referendum that could pave the way for long awaited retail trading hours reform in South Australia. The reform package to be introduced by the South Australian State Government ultimately seeks to give...

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When can you trade this Anzac Day weekend?

The National Retail Association recognises Anzac Day as an important national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand...

The National Retail Association recognises Anzac Day as an important national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that commemorates all who served and died in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations and the contribution and suffering of all those who have served. Anzac Day trading hours This year,...

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Additional hours for South Australian retailers over Anzac Day weekend

The Honourable Rob Lucas MLC, has declared an exemption pursuant to section 5 of the Shop Trading Hours Act...

The Honourable Rob Lucas MLC, has declared an exemption pursuant to section 5 of the Shop Trading Hours Act 1977 to allow non-exempt shops (excluding car and boat dealerships) in the Adelaide suburbs (Metropolitan Shopping District and Glenelg Tourist Precinct) to trade additional hours over the 2021 Anzac Day...

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Egg-stra trading hours for suburban Adelaide shops this Easter Monday

Treasurer Rob Lucas MLC has granted a Ministerial exemption under the Shop Trading Hours Act 1977 which gives non-exempt shops in...

Treasurer Rob Lucas MLC has granted a Ministerial exemption under the Shop Trading Hours Act 1977 which gives non-exempt shops in the Metropolitan shopping District and Glenelg Tourist Precinct the opportunity to trade from 11am and 5pm on Easter Monday, 5 April 2021. The Exemption Notice has been published in today's...

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