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Adelaide retailers hail Easter Monday trading

The National Retail Association (NRA) has welcomed the decision to allow suburban Adelaide retailers to trade on Easter Monday. The NRA hailed the SA government’s decision as a “landmark”. ‘The shackles have been removed’ NRA Manager Policy David Stout says the decision brings SA into line with all other states …

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Queensland retailers prepare to bin the bag

There are fewer than 100 days to go before retailers across Queensland will be forced to permanently bin the plastic bag when the state-wide ban kicks in on July 1. The ban includes all single-use, lightweight shopping bags with handles and a thickness under 35 microns. National Retail Association (NRA) …

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Sunshine Coast SPAR cuts plastic bags

SPAR Supermarket Alexandra Headland on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast has banned all plastic bags from the store as of September 1. Store owners Bruce and Sue Luchterhand made the decision to remove all plastic bags well ahead of the state’s official ban, which will take effect from July 1 next year. …

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