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The State Government has approved an additional four hours of trading for general retail shops in the Perth metropolitan area on both the Labour Day and Easter Monday public holidays.
Larger shops will be able to trade any time between 8am until 6pm on Monday, 4 March 2019 (Labour Day) and Monday, 22 April 2019 (Easter Monday). Normally trading hours for these public holidays are 11am to 5pm.
The Retail Trading Hours Act enables the Minister for Commerce to vary public holiday trading hours in the Perth metropolitan area, other than on Christmas Day, Good Friday and ANZAC Day when general retail shops must remain closed.
More information on retail trading hours’ laws is available on the Consumer Protection website www.consumerprotection.wa.gov.au.
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