Melbourne’s economy strengthened by strong retail sector

The Lord Mayor Robert Doyle and Minister for Employment and Public Transport, Jacinta Allan successfully launched the Melbourne Retail and Hospitality Strategy Year 2 Report on 7 April. Mr Doyle noted, “Employment in both our retail and hospitality industries is up; we gained eight per cent more hospitality outlets from 2013 to 2015 and the […]

Extended Christmas Trading Hours in NSW

In 2014 the NSW Government introduced extended Christmas shopping hours to help give NSW retailers a boost during the vital shopping season. All shops within a business zone will be allowed to open 24 hours a day from 12:00am Friday, 11 December 2015 until 11:59pm Thursday, 24 December, without planning approval for the additional trading […]