Extended retail trading hours for upcoming Monday public holidays

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The State Government has approved four extra hours of trading for general retail shops in the Perth metropolitan area on each of the upcoming Monday public holidays - Labour Day, Easter Monday, Western Australia Day and King’s Birthday.

The extension to permitted opening times means general retail shops will be able to trade any time between 8am and 6pm on Monday, 6 March 2023 (Labour Day), Monday, 10 April 2023 (Easter Monday), Monday 5 June (WA Day) and Monday 25 September (King’s Birthday).

The normal permitted trading hours for these Monday public holidays are 11am to 5pm. The Minister for Commerce is able to vary public holiday general retail trading hours in the Perth metropolitan area, with the exception of Christmas Day, Good Friday and ANZAC Day.

There is more information on Western Australia’s retail trading hours’ laws on the Consumer Protection website.



Media Contact: cpmedia@dmirs.wa.gov.au  

Consumer Protection
Media release
23 Feb 2023

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