Many do understand it will be ‘extremely difficult’ to survive the next few months.
Retail faces another seven weeks of store closures under Victoria's cautious plan to ease restrictions.
ABS preliminary figures show a 3.3 per cent rise in retail sales in July.
The postal service's CEO noted that Australia Post has operated non-stop through the pandemic.
New guidance issued following the extension of mandatory masks to the entire state of Victoria.
Bunnings responds to concerns about confrontations over mask-wearing in stores.
Apple has required staff and customers to wear face masks in stores globally since May.
Government, unions and industry groups take aim at employees.
The change comes as major US retailers announce face mask requirements for customers.