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Black Friday trading hour restrictions

Trading hour regulations in each state apply depending on its location, business size and category. Exempt shops (i.e. shops exempted from trading hours regulations) have unrestricted trading hours meaning they can choose when to open or close. Each state and territory apply different definitions as to what stores are exempt or non-exempt, or apply further subcategories and caveats to special retailers, small retailers or retailers operating in tourist areas or metropolitan areas.  

If you need further assistance in understanding the classification of your business, and the impact this classification has on trading hours, please contact the National Retail Association for clarification. 

Click the relevant state to see the restrictions in place for Friday, 27 November 2020 – Black Friday.  

Black Friday Trading Hours Australia National Retail Association