Anzac Day trading hours: Coles, Woolworths, Bunnings, Westfield and more (2024)

Anzac Day is a time to reflect and pay our respects to those who served in battle as dawn services are held across the country.

But like every other public holiday, there will be some changes to store trading hours across the country – with virtually nothing open in Queensland – so Aussies will need to plan ahead.

Whatever way you decided to spend the day, it’s important to be prepared so here is a handy list of what will be open across the nation on Thursday, April 25.

Coles

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New South Wales, Victoria and ACT

All Coles stores will be open from 1pm, but some stores may have reduced trading hours in the evening.

Queensland

All stores will be closed on Anzac Day.

Western Australia

Most stores will be closed, except Vasse, Busselton, Pinjarra, Dunsborough, Margaret River, Karratha, Chinatown, Kununurra, Tom Price, Albany, South Hedland, Orana, Eaton Fair and Busselton Central which will be open with reduced trading hours.

South Australia

Most stores will be closed except Port Lincoln, Port Pirie, Berri, Port Augusta, Mount Barker, Adelaide Rundle Place, Whyalla, Murray Bridge Green, Mount Gambier, and Victor Harbour.

Northern Territory

All stores will open after 12pm with reduced trading hours.

Tasmania

All stores will open after 12:30pm and operate with reduced hours.

Customers shopping at Coles between now and Anzac Day can support veterans by buying Coles Bakery Anzac Biscuits with 40c from each purchase donated to military charity, Bravery Trust. For more information visit the Coles website.

Woolworths

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NSW and ACT

All stores are open from 1pm.

Queensland

Most stores are closed. Except Brisbane Airport, which will be open from 1pm.

Victoria

Most stores are open from 1pm.

Western Australia and South Australia

Most stores are closed.

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Northern Territory

Most stores open from 12pm.

Tasmania

All stores open from 12:30pm.

For more information visit the Woolworths website.

IGA

IGA stores are independent and often family-owned businesses. Their store opening hours will vary from store to store on Anzac Day.

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An IGA spokesperson said: "Some stores will be trading as normal, some will be closed and others will have reduced hours".

Check how your local store will be operating on the IGA website.

Aldi

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NSW, ACT and Victoria

All stores open.

Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia

Store times will vary.

Customers are encouraged to visit the Aldi store locator for information on individual store trading hours.

Costco

There are now a total of 15 Costco Warehouses operating around Australia with stores in every state and territory except for Tasmania and the NT.

All the stores in NSW, Queensland, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and the ACT will be closed on Anzac Day.

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To find out more about the stores opening hours go to the Costco website.

Big W

NSW, Northern Territory, Tasmania and Victoria

Stores will open with reduced hours.

Queensland and Western Australia

Stores will be closed.

South Australia

Stores will be closed except for Renmark, Port Augusta, Victor Harbor, Murray Bridge, and Mount Gambier which will open with reduced hours.

Times are a general indicators and may be subject to individual store opening and closing hours. Details can be found at Big W's website.

Bunnings

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NSW, Victoria and ACT

Stores will be open from 1pm.

Queensland

Stores will be closed.

Western Australia

Stores will be open from 12pm, except for Bunbury & Armadale which will be closed.

South Australia

Open from 12pm.

Northern Territory

Darwin and Palmerston stores will open from 12pm, Alice Springs will open from 1pm.

Tasmania

Stores will be open from 12.30pm.

All Trade Centres will be closed (nationally). Customers are advised to jump onto the Bunnings website to check their local store’s trading hours.

Westfield

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NSW

All centres will trade from 1pm to 9pm.

Victoria

Westfield Airport West, Doncaster, Fountain Gate, Knox, Plenty Valley and Southland will trade from 1pm to 9pm and Westfield Geelong will trade from 1pm to 9pm.

Queensland

All centres closed.

ACT

All centres will trade from 1pm – 5pm.

Western Australia, South Australia

All centres closed.

For more information visit the Westfield website.

Target

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NSW

Goulburn, Griffith, Leichhardt, Lithgow and Wollongong will be 1.15pm to 5pm. Albury and Tweed Heads will be open from 1.15pm to 6pm.

Cessnock, Glenquarie, Grafton, Shell Harbour, Tamworth, Taree will be open from 1.15pm to 7pm. Carlingford will be open from 1.15pm to 8pm.

Blacktown, Broadway, Burwood, Castle Hill, Charlestown, Chatswood, Coffs Harbour, Eastgardens, Glendale, Hornsby, Kotara, Macarthur Square, Merrylands, Mt Druitt, Narellan, Parramatta, Port Macquarie and Tuggerah will be open from 1.15pm to 9pm.

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Victoria

Wangaratta will be open from 1pm to 5pm.

Cranbourne, Frankston, Horsham, Mildura, Sale, Shepparton, Somerville, Warrnambool and Wodonga will be open from 1pm to 6pm.

Ballarat, will be open from 1pm to 7pm.

Geelong will be open from 1pm to 8pm.

Airport West, Bendigo, Brimbank, Chirnside Park, Eastland, Forest Hill, Fountain Gate, Glen Waverley, Greensborough, Knox, Northland, Plenty Valley, Point Cook, Southland, Sunbury, Waurn Ponds and Werribee will be open from 1pm to 9pm.

Chadstone will be open from 1pm to 10pm.

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Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia

All store closed except Centrepoint, SA, which will be open from 12pm to 5pm.

ACT

Belconnen will be open from 1.15pm to 6pm and Tuggeranong from 1.15pm to 5pm.

Northern Territory

Alice Springs and Palmerston will be open from 1pm to 5pm.

Tasmania

Burnie, Hobart, Launceston will be open from 1pm to 6pm and Mowbray will be open from 1pm to 7pm.

For more information visit Target's website.

Kmart

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NSW

Forbes and Mudgee will be open from 1.30pm to 5pm.

Gunnedah, Bega, Yass, Tumut, Ulladulla, Bowral, Lismore, Tweed Heads, Ballina, Yamba and Ocean Shores will be open from 1.30pm to 6pm.

Moree, Picton, Katoomba and Windsor will be open from 1.30pm to 7pm.

Forster South, Batemans Bay, Griffith, Rhodes and Dubbo will be open from 1.30pm to 8pm.

Tamworth, Maitland, Salamander Bay, Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour, Kotara, Armidale, Green Hills, Toormina, Wagga Wagga, Goulburn, Westfield Bondi, Warriewood, Bateau Bay, Woy Woy, Castle Hill, Macquarie, Tuggerah, Fairfield, Bathurst, Broken Hill and Albury will be open from 1.30pm to 9pm.

Miranda, Glendale, Queanbeyan, Tuggeranong, Gungahlin, Bankstown, Ashfield, Bondi Junction, Pagewood, Marrickville, Hurstville, Lidcombe, Bass Hill, Roselands, North Rocks, Hornsby, Chatswood, Gorokan, Erina, Top Ryde, Warringah Mall, Nowra, Campbelltown, Narellan, Shellharbour, Minto, Wetherill Park, Liverpool, Merrylands, Orange, Burwood and Rouse Hill will be open from 1.30pm to 10pm.

Parramatta will be open from 1.30pm to 11pm.

Waratah, Broadway will be open from 1.30pm to midnight.

Sylvania, Figtree, Casula, Blacktown, Mt Druitt, Penrith will be open from 1.30pm to 24 hours.

Queensland

All stores closed.

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Victoria

Cobra, Mansfield and Yarrawonga will be open from 1pm to 6pm.

Castlemaine, Woodend, Ararat, Hamilton, Portland, Colac, Echuca, Seymour, Swan Hill, Wonthaggi, Leongatha and Lakes Entrance will be open from 1pm to 7pm.

Horsham, Maryborough, Moe and Hastings will be open from 1pm to 8pm.

Melbourne CBD, Rosebud, Bairnsdale, Wangaratta, Albury and Wodonga will be open from 1pm to 9pm.

Wendouree, Corio Village, Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds, Leopold, Delacombe, Bendigo, Mildura, Brunswick, Preston, Shepparton, Casey, Moonee Ponds, Footscray, Highpoint, Rowville, Eastland, Chadstone, Southland, Dandenong, Knox, Clayton, Camberwell, Doncaster, Traralgon, Frankston, Carrum Downs, Endeavour Hills, Warragul, Altona Gate, Keilor, Sanctuary Lakes, Tarneit, Manor Lakes, Caroline Springs, Watergardens, Greensborough, Airport West, South Morang, Broadmeadows, Templestowe, Epping and Craigieburn will be open from 1pm to 10pm.

Richmond, Reservoir, Boronia, Keysborough, Chirnside Park, Melton, Werribee and Cranbourne will be open from 1pm to 12pm.

Belmont, Burwood, Narre Warren and Campbellfield will be open from 1pm to 24 hours.

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ACT

Tuggeranong and Gungahlin will be open from 1.30pm to 10pm and Belconnen from 1.30pm to 11pm

Western Australia

All stores closed except: Albany will open from 1pm to 5pm, Busselton will open from 1pm to 6pm, South Hedland, Broome and Karratha will open from 1pm to 9pm, and Eaton Fair will open from 1pm to 10pm.

South Australia

All stores closed except Rundle Mall which will open from 1pm to 5pm, Mt Barker, Port Lincoln Victor Harbour, Murray Bridge Port Pirie, Whyalla, Berri, Port Augusta and Kadina which will open from 1pm to 6pm. Mt Gambier will be open from 1pm to 9pm.

Northern Territory

Darwin, Alice Springs, Coolalinga and Katherine will open from 1pm to 6pm.

Tasmania

Rosny and Burnie will open from 1pm to 9pm, Devonport will open from 1pm to 10pm, Newtown and Launceston will open from 1pm to 24 hours.

For more information visit Kmart's website.

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IKEA

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NSW

Marsden Park (1.30pm-8pm), Tempe and Rhodes (1pm-9pm) and Belrose (1pm-5.30pm).

Victoria

Richmond, Highpoint and Springvale is open between 1pm-9pm.

Queensland

Logan and North Lakes are closed.

ACT

Canberra store opens from 1pm-6pm.

Western Australia

Perth and Cannington are closed.

South Australia

Adelaide store will open at 12pm and close at 5pm.

For more details visit Ikea's website.

BWS

All states and territories

Most stores will trade from 1pm and close between 8pm and 9pm. For more details, visit the BWS website.

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Dan Murphy's

NSW and ACT

Stores will open at 1.15pm and close between 6pm and 7pm.

All other states and territories

Stores will open at 1pm and generally close between 6pm and 7pm.

For more details, visit Dan Murphy's website.

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FAQs

Are bunnings open on Anzac Day 2024? ›

Anzac Day - Thursday, April 25: all stores OPEN from 1pm, check your local store's closing hours here.

Are shops closed on Anzac Day Australia? ›

The following days are restricted days: Good Friday. Easter Sunday. Anzac Day (until 1pm)

What time does Kmart Anzac Day open in Qld? ›

Kmart. Queensland and WA - All Kmart locations will be closed. NSW and ACT - Most locations will open after 1.30pm.

What's open on Adelaide Anzac Day? ›

South Australia: Large shops like major supermarkets and department stores are only allowed to open from 12pm to 5pm if they're in the Adelaide CBD. In other parts of the state, they must remain shut. Exceptions include pharmacies, service stations, pet shops, and plant nurseries, to name a few.

What's open on Anzac Day in Brisbane? ›

Cafes
  • Priorities. Cafe. 6am–12pm.
  • Artie & Mai. Cafe. 8am–1pm, 20 per cent surcharge.
  • Lune Croissanterie Burnett Lane. Cafe. 8am–3pm or sold out, 15 per cent surcharge. ...
  • Kurtosh. Cafe. 7am–10pm, 15 per cent surcharge.
  • Lisboa Caffe. Cafe. 7am–3pm, no surcharge.
  • Darvella. Cafe. 7am–12pm.
  • PawPaw Cafe. Cafe. 7am–2pm.
  • Citron. Cafe. 7am–2pm.

Is Anzac Day a public holiday? ›

ANZAC Day, Good Friday and Christmas Day are restricted trading days. ANZAC Day is commemorated on the day it falls. There is no replacement holiday when ANZAC Day falls on a weekend. Friday before AFL Grand Final typically falls on the last Friday in September.

What to do on Anzac Day? ›

Anzac Day traditions and rituals: a quick guide
  • History of Anzac Day. ...
  • The Dawn Service. ...
  • Gunfire breakfast. ...
  • Anzac Day march. ...
  • Follow-on and two-up. ...
  • Wearing medals. ...
  • Wearing rosemary. ...
  • Laying a wreath or flowers.

Are newspapers printed on Anzac Day in Australia? ›

There are exemptions for businesses involved in printing, publishing and distributing newspapers, utility companies, mining businesses, supplying milk, bakeries, cafes and takeaway food kitchens.

What time do most shops close in Melbourne? ›

As a rule, shops close at 5.30pm Monday to Wednesday but are open till 9pm on Thursday and Friday. On Saturday and Sunday, shops remain open till 5pm. However, very close to Christmas, there are extended shopping hours on a number of days. But you are wrong to think Melbourne is 'dead' once shops close.

What time can you drink on Anzac Day? ›

All liquor licensees' trading hours on Anzac Day

On Anzac Day, all liquor licensees can sell or supply alcohol from 10am to 1pm, but only with a meal, in a part of the premises ordinarily set aside for dining. The meal must be prepared, served and eaten on the premises.

What's open in Mackay Anzac Day? ›

What's open and closed in Mackay for ANZAC Day
  • GROCERY STORES & SHOPPING.
  • Coles Supermarkets.
  • Woolworths.
  • IGA.
  • Dan Murphy's. Open: 1PM - 7PM.
  • Canelands Shopping Centre. Closed.
  • Mount Pleasant Shopping Centre. Closed.
  • Sydney Street Market. Closed.
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What to do on Anzac Day on the Sunshine Coast? ›

Sunshine Coast

If you're in Caloundra on ANZAC Day, Dawn Service is held at the Kings Beach Amphitheatre and the Wreath Laying Service is held later in the morning at the Caloundra RSL Memorial Gardens Cenotaph.

What's open on Anzac? ›

Businesses like dairies, petrol stations, restaurants and cafes, hairdressers and barbers can open to sell essential items. Supermarkets and liquor stores must stay closed until 1pm, and hospitality venues can only serve alcohol with food.

Is Anzac Day on Monday? ›

Christmas Day and New Years' Day have always been Mondayised holidays, and from 2013 Waitangi Day and Anzac Day are also Mondayised. Waitangi Day and Anzac Day are always commemorated on the exact date, as they remember specific historical events.

How many public holidays are there in Adelaide? ›

Background. The Act determines which days each year are public holidays and bank holidays in South Australia. There are currently 13 public holidays including part-day public holidays: New Year's Day (1 January)

What is the best time to visit Bunnings? ›

The best times to visit Bunnings Warehouse is on a Tues, Wed, or Thurs when there are much less people plus the demographic is also better with experienced diyers, tradies, and staff restocking the shelves. Yes, you may come across retirees (usually in a false hurry) but they're easily avoided.

Who owns Bunnings? ›

The chain has been owned by Wesfarmers since 1994, and has stores in Australia and New Zealand.

Does Bunnings cut the wood for you? ›

Many Bunnings stores offer a timber cutting service to help you get your wood home and get started on your project. Here are some frequently asked questions about our timber cutting service to help Bunnings Workshop members.

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