Ebene News – AU – Coles supermarket bottle stores, Woolworths Dan Murphy’s Liquorland Kmart Big W to close on Good Friday

Posted: 8:45 PM EDT, March 31, 2021 | Updated: 8:52 p.m. EDT, March 31, 2021

Shoppers are reminded that supermarkets and bottle shops across Australia will be closed for Good Friday

Take-out alcohol sales are banned on the holiest day in the Christian calendar, meaning big chains like Dan Murphy’s, BWS and Liquorland will be closed

Grocery behemoths like Coles, Woolworths and Aldi will also go out of business, as will discount giants Kmart, Big W and Target

But shoppers looking to feast on a traditional seafood feast can still shop on Good Friday at the Sydney Fish Market, which will remain open

Seafood will go on sale at dawn at the Sydney Fish Market on April 1, 2021 (pictured) – one day before Good Friday

Shoppers looking to feast on a traditional seafood feast can still shop on Good Friday at the Sydney Fish Market (pictured) which will remain open

A Sydney Fish Market worker is pictured slicing seafood ahead of the weekend’s long run

All liquor vendors, gambling halls and large commercial supermarkets must close on Good Friday unless they receive a special exemption from the state government

But some businesses like pharmacies, fruit and vegetable shops, gas stations and small independent traders are allowed to stay open

Coles, Woolworths and Aldi will all be closed on Good Friday in NSW, ACT, Victoria, Tasmania and Queensland

The majority of large supermarkets will resume their usual activities on Saturday, Easter Sunday and Monday

Shoppers are urged to check their local store’s opening hours online before heading out to stock up on groceries for the weekend

The Easter holiday period affects the trading hours of licensed establishments, including restrictions on the service of alcohol, the use of slot machines and the provision of adult entertainment

Beer retailers like supermarkets and discount stores will be closed on Good Friday but normally open on Easter Sunday

Small independent shops, as well as pharmacies and gas stations, are exempt from restrictions and allowed to remain open

Bottle shops such as BWS, Dan Murphy’s and Liquorland will be closed nationwide on Good Friday and Easter Sunday

Westfield malls, along with Kmart, Big W and Target, will close on Good Friday but will open on Saturdays, Easter Sunday and Mondays in most areas

Sydney’s popular fish market will be traded throughout the weekend, extending opening hours on Good Friday from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m., as shoppers rush to buy fish for the religious holiday

Fish market retailers also offer quick and easy pre-order and home delivery options, to make busy vacations smoother

Lager retailers such as supermarkets will be closed on Good Friday in Australia Pictured: Shopper wearing a face mask fills up ahead of the long weekend

Woolworths Group, Dan Murphy’s, Coles Supermarkets, Good Friday, Liquorland

Ebene News – AU – Supermarkets Coles Bottle Shops, Woolworths Dan Murphy’s Liquorland Kmart Big W to close on Good Friday

Source: https://www.nation.lk/online/supermarkets-bottle-shops-coles-woolworths-dan-murphy-s-liquorland-kmart-big-w-to-close-good-friday-69827.html