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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New trading opportunities for retailers this Adelaide Cup Day

South Australian Treasurer Rob Lucas has granted a special Ministerial exemption under the Shop Trading Hours Act 1997 giving all retailers...

South Australian Treasurer Rob Lucas has granted a special Ministerial exemption under the Shop Trading Hours Act 1997 giving all retailers - regardless of size and location - the opportunity to trade from 9am to 5pm on Monday, 8 March 2021. This is the first time in the state's history that all...

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WA retailers can trade longer for public holidays in 2021

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

The WA Government has approved four extra hours of trading for general retail shops in metropolitan Perth on each of the three public holidays of Labour Day, Easter Monday and the ANZAC Day public holiday next year. The extension to permitted opening times means general retail shops will be able...

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No exemptions declared by SA Treasurer for October Labour Day public holiday

Adelaide retailers should be aware that in the absence of any exemption declared by the Treasurer, trading hours for...

Adelaide retailers should be aware that in the absence of any exemption declared by the Treasurer, trading hours for non-exempt shops in South Australia for the Labour Day public holiday on Monday, 5 October 2020 are: Adelaide CBD – 11.00am to 5.00pm Adelaide suburbs & Millicent – CLOSED Country...

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Queensland councils reschedule multiple Show Day public holidays

With COVID-19 restrictions causing the cancelling or rescheduling of multiple Show Day Public Holidays, the Queensland State Government has...

With COVID-19 restrictions causing the cancelling or rescheduling of multiple Show Day Public Holidays, the Queensland State Government has moved the annual Ekka Wednesday Holiday to Friday August 14 to create the People's Long Weekend in an effort to boost local tourism numbers. The Government has also extended this...

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Suburban Adelaide shops and supermarkets required to revert to pre-COVID-19 hours of operation from 19 July 2020

Suburban Adelaide shops and supermarkets will be required to revert to their pre-COVID-19 hours of operation from this Sunday,...

Suburban Adelaide shops and supermarkets will be required to revert to their pre-COVID-19 hours of operation from this Sunday, with the State Government announcing it will not be granting a further 30-day exemption to support physical distancing. Under the 30-day exemptions – the first of which came into effect on...

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Further extension of COVID-19 trading arrangements in Greater Adelaide

The Hon Rob Lucas MLC, Treasurer, has announced a further 30 day exemption for extended trading hours in the...

The Hon Rob Lucas MLC, Treasurer, has announced a further 30 day exemption for extended trading hours in the Greater Adelaide Shopping District (CBD & Suburbs). SA Health officials continue to support extended shop trading as a measure which assists in physical distancing.  “The public health advice is clear and,...

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Approved extended public holiday trading hours in WA

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

The Western Australian Government has approved an extra four hours of trading for general retail stores in the Perth metropolitan area for the next two public holidays on Monday 1 June 2020 (Western Australia Day) and Monday 28 September 2020 (Queen’s Birthday). These stores will be allowed to open from...

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NRA applauds NSW 24-hour supermarket trading, urges other states to follow

The National Retail Association (NRA) has applauded the move by the New South Wales Government to provide supermarkets with the opportunity to trade...

The National Retail Association (NRA) has applauded the move by the New South Wales Government to provide supermarkets with the opportunity to trade 24-hours a day, seven days a week and urged other states to follow suit. Overnight Planning and Public Spaces Minister Rob Stokes announced an immediate lifting of restrictions on what hours...

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Retailers welcome Queensland Government trading hours relaxation

The National Retail Association today endorsed the Queensland Government’s “common sense” approach to trading hours, saying the decision would...

The National Retail Association today endorsed the Queensland Government’s “common sense” approach to trading hours, saying the decision would allow retailers to best support vulnerable people. CEO Dominique Lamb said Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace had foreshadowed a legislative change to allow supermarkets outside south east Queensland to open from...

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Retailers welcome SA Boxing Day trade

The National Retail Association (NRA) has today lauded the decision by the South Australian Government to again approve Boxing...

The National Retail Association (NRA) has today lauded the decision by the South Australian Government to again approve Boxing Day trade in Adelaide suburbs claiming it will lead to a sales bonanza. NRA Manager of Industry Policy David Stout said that the announcement was a boon for retailers across suburban...

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Message from the CEO: 30 October 2018

It’s hard to believe that we are now less than two months away from Christmas. The difference between a good...

It’s hard to believe that we are now less than two months away from Christmas. The difference between a good Christmas and a bad Christmas can be crucial to the viability of a retail business. A strong festive season can not only provide a strong injection of profit, but also...

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Anzac Day 2018 Trade

The retail sector faces certain trading restrictions for trading on Anzac Day 25 April 2018.  Trading hours restrictions, in part...

The retail sector faces certain trading restrictions for trading on Anzac Day 25 April 2018.  Trading hours restrictions, in part or whole, apply to particular types of shops and the location of the shops in specified areas of the certain states. In some states exempt stores will be able to...

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NRA welcomes change to allow regional retailers to trade on Easter Saturday

The National Retail Association (NRA) has today thanked the Queensland government for passing an amendment to allow non-exempt shops...

The National Retail Association (NRA) has today thanked the Queensland government for passing an amendment to allow non-exempt shops in regional Queensland to trade on Easter Saturday. In January the NRA identified that an amendment to the Trading (Allowable Hours) Act would result in many large retailers being forced to...

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