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The Western Australian Government has approved four extra hours of trading for general retail shops in the Perth metropolitan area this WA Day and Queen’s Birthday.

The extension means that general retail shops will be able to trade any time between 8am and 6pm on Monday 6 June 2022 (WA Day) and Monday 26 September (Queen’s Birthday).

Normally, permitted trading hours on these public holidays are 11am to 5pm.

Read more about WA retail trading hours


Got a tricky question?

Contact the National Retail Association Policy team at 1800 RETAIL and we’ll be happy to assist. The National Retail Association is a leader in the area of trading hours reform and we continue to work with governments in numerous states to achieve an appropriate balance between the needs of shoppers, workers, small businesses, large retailers and shopping centres. See more of our work on trading hours here.