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Covid-19 Archives

The winners of NSW’s reopened retail: CBA

Local residents came out in force last week to help retailers big and small get back on their feet.

New $20,000 support payments for NSW businesses hit by local lockdowns

The cornerstone of the support package are grants for businesses that lose revenue due to wasted perishables or reduced ...

Why police should not be responsible for enforcing Covid vaccine certificates

The National Retail Association has said the “onus cannot be on the retailer” to enforce vaccine certificate compliance ...

Pent-up shoppers jump onboard retail’s Freedom Day reopening

Images of customers lining up at midnight openings for Kmart stores and queueing for their first haircut in some time ar...

What are the retailers reopening on Monday most worried about?

As New South Wales-based retailers prepare to open their doors on Monday, some for the first time in months, the industr...

Victorian retail workers will need to be vaccinated for Christmas

Anyone on the government's list of authorised businesses, even if not in a locked-down area, must comply with this requi...

Solomon Lew calls on government to step up on shopping centre safety

Premier Investments is calling on each state government to mandate Covid-safe check points at shopping centres as the ea...

Retail to reopen in NSW on October 11

Retailers will still be subject to density limits, but will able to open their doors for the first time in months after ...

Retailers face uneven road to Christmas

With certain states opening before others, retailers will have different chances for success in the lead up to the holid...

Woolworths Group launching vaccine hubs in closed Big W stores

Woolworths is working with the government to open vaccination hubs throughout the country.

4 retail leaders on vaccine passports and store reopenings

Australia is set to become the latest country where people are required to provide proof of vaccination to enter shops, ...

How will vaccine passports work, and what will you need them for?

Proof of vaccination will soon be required to shop in retail stores, so how will it work?

NSW Premier outlines plan for retail to reopen in coming months

Retail stores, as well as gyms, and hospitality venues will be able to open with the return of the one person per four s...

Business leaders call on premiers to stick with National Plan

A number of Premiers have indicated they may back out of the plan on public health grounds, something which could cause ...

Indemnity scheme announced for businesses that host vaccination hubs

The scheme will also extend compensation for workers who get the vaccine, and who may need time off afterward to recover...