Retail Trading Bill

Today, I am pleased to introduce the Retail Trading Bill 2018, which will give choice back to South Australians by reforming our outdated shop trading laws in the current Shop Trading Hours Act 1977. As part of the Liberal government's election platform, a commitment was made to deregulate South Australia's shop trading hours, reduce red…

Shop trading hours deregulation bill to be introduced to Parliament today

The State Government will today introduce to Parliament legislation to reform South Australia’s “archaic, confusing and stifling” shop trading laws to deliver long-awaited freedom of choice to consumers, traders and employees. Treasurer Rob Lucas said South Australians overwhelmingly supported deregulating shop trading hours, which Competition Policy Review research showed creates jobs and stimulates economic growth.…