National Day of Mourning Queen 2022: What’s open this public holiday

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese declared a National Day of Mourning across Australia on Thursday September 22 in honor of Queen Elizabeth II.

A one minute silence will be observed at 11am to pay tribute to the life of the late Queen.

When

The National Day of Mourning will be held on Thursday 22nd September, 2022.

At 11am, a minute of silence will be observed in honor of the Queen.

opening hours

shopping centers

Victoria’s popular shopping malls will remain open. However shops within the centers may not be open depending on their trading hours.

chadstone

Chadstone will remain open on the National Day of Mourning from 10am to 5pm.

eastland

Eastland will remain open on the National Day of Mourning from 10am to 5pm.

highpoint

Highpoint will remain open on the National Day of Mourning from 10am to 5pm.

Westfield Shopping Centers

Airport West, Southland, Doncaster, Fountain Gate, Knox, Plenty Valley and Geelong Westfield Shopping Centers will be open between 10am and 5pm.

DFO

Essendon, South Wharf, Moorabbin and Uni Hill DFOs will be open between 10am and 6pm.

museums and art galleries

Melbourne Museum

Open from 10am to 5pm.

Immigration Museum

Open from 10am to 5pm.

Scienceworks

Open from 10am to 4.30pm.

Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Center

Open from 9am to 5pm.

Imax Melbourne

The first screening is at 10.20am and the last screening is at 7.45pm

NGV

The NGV will still be hosting events and have altered opening hours so be sure to check their website or social media for specific hours and bookings.

supermarkets

Most Coles, Woolworths and Aldi stores will be open with their normal trading hours on Monday with the exception of some stores. Make sure to check your local store’s opening hours before heading out.

Restaurants, bars and cafes

Some restaurants, bars and cafes will be closed or have altered work hours. Please check their website or social media pages for their specific opening hours.

bottle shops

Dan Murphy’s, BWS, Liquorland, First Choice and Vintage Cellars will all be open and trading on regular hours.

post offices

In observance of the public holiday, all post offices will be closed on Thursday.

Banks

In observance of the public holiday, all banks will be closed on Thursday.

public transport

Public transport services including trains, trams, buses and regional trains and coaches will operate to an altered timetable, but most services will function as usual due to the Melbourne Royal Show. Please view the PTV timetables for your specific line or route before you travel. www.ptv.vic.gov.au/journey

Originally published as Public Holiday in honor of Queen Elizabeth II: National Day of Mourning

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