When every public holiday rolls around, it’s always a bit confusing what stores will be open.
To clear things up, we’ve checked the trading hours for the big retailers so you’re not caught short on Monday.
coles, Woolworths and ALDI will be open with no reduction to trading hours in NSW and ACT.
Across most of Queensland, stores will have reduced opening times but most will be operating from 9am to 6pm.
In South Australia, some CBD stores will be open from 11am to 5pm, all suburban Adelaide stores will be closed, and regional stores will be open as usual.
Kmart will be open but under reduced trading hours in NSW, ACT and Queensland. In South Australia, only regional stores will be open.
Bunnings and Dan Murphy’s appear to be open in every state on October 3, but shoppers are advised to visit their websites to see their local store’s trading hours.
Tasmanians should expect all major retailers to be open, as their public holiday is for a local government show day.
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