This table summarises shop trading hours for non-exempt shops for the Easter period:
| ||CBD ||Metro ||Hardware etc. |
|Good Friday ||CLOSED ||CLOSED ||CLOSED ||CLOSED|
|Easter Saturday ||until 5pm ||until 5pm ||until 5pm ||CLOSED #|
|Easter Sunday ||11am to 5pm ||CLOSED ||9am to 5pm ||CLOSED|
|Easter Monday ||11am to 5pm ||CLOSED ||9am to 5pm ||CLOSED|
CBD: Central Business District Tourist Precinct
Metro: Metropolitan Shopping District
Hardware etc.: shops selling hardware and building materials, furniture, floor coverings, motor vehicle parts and accessories
Proclaimed Districts: some country areas and towns that are declared to be a Proclaimed Shopping District
Refer to Shop Trading Hours for more information about shopping districts.
# Subject to an annual application to the Minister for Industrial Relations from local councils or business associations, some Proclaimed Shopping Districts are issued with an exemption allowing non-exempt shops to trade on Easter Saturday to support tourist activity or special events.
Exempt shops (includes any shop not within a Proclaimed Shopping District) can choose the trading hours that suit their business needs during the Easter long weekend.