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Christmas Retail Trading

Permanent Christmas trading hours were introduced in 2014 to benefit local businesses and shoppers by providing long-term certainty.

A copy of the gazettal of the change can be found here, with the actual opening hours this results in for the coming Christmas period below.

Sunday 11 December 2022 10am to 4 pm
Monday 12 December 2022  normal trading hours
Tuesday 13 December 2022              normal trading hours
Wednesday 14 December 2022 normal trading hours
Thursday 15 December 2022 normal trading hours
Friday 16 December 2022  8am to 9pm
Saturday 17 December 2022  normal trading hours
Sunday 18 December 2022  10am to 4pm
Monday 19 December 2022  8am to 9pm
Tuesday 20 December 2022 8am to 9pm
Wednesday 21 December 2022  8am to 9pm
Thursday 22 December 2022  normal trading hours
Friday 23 December 2022  8am to 9pm
Saturday 24 December 2022  normal trading hours
Sunday 25  December 2022  Closed (Christmas Day)
Monday 26 December 2022 

Closed (Boxing Day)

Tuesday 27 December 2022 Closed (Christmas Day Public Holiday)
Wednesday 28 December 2022 normal trading hours
Thursday 29 December 2022 normal trading hours
Friday 30 December 2022  normal trading hours
Saturday 31 December 2022  normal trading hours
Sunday 1 January 2023 Closed (New Year's Day)
Monday 2 January 2023 Closed (New Year's Day Public Holiday)
Tuesday 3 January 2023 normal trading hours

Please note: these are the hours that retailers can be open. Retailers are not required to open on these days. Additionally, those businesses that hold a ‘Small Retail Shop Certificate’ can trade 24 hours a day, every day of the year.