What’s open over Christmas and New Year’s

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Australians will be flooding the shops both before and after Christmas to stock up on food, drinks and gifts for the festive season – and try to nab a bargain at the sales.

Major supermarkets and retailers have different trading hours this time of year, and many vary by state.

Here is a wrap of what’s open and what’s not.

Woolworths

Christmas Eve (December 24, 2022): All stores open.

Christmas Day (December 25, 2022): All stores closed.

Boxing Day (December 26, 2022): All stores open in the Northern Territory, Queensland, NSW, ACT, Victoria and Tasmania.

In South Australia, all metropolitan stores are closed but regional stores are open, except Millicent.

In the NT, stores are open 8am-8pm except Gove, which is open 9am-5pm.

In WA, all stores are open except Esperance.

Most Woolworths stores are open throughout the holiday period except on Christmas Day. Picture: David Geraghty/NCA NewsWireMost Woolworths stores are open throughout the holiday period except on Christmas Day. Picture: David Geraghty/NCA NewsWire

Public holiday (December 27, 2022): All stores open.

New Year’s Eve (December 31, 2022): All stores open.

New Year’s Day (January 1, 2023): All stores open in the Northern Territory, Queensland, NSW, ACT, Victoria and Tasmania.

In South Australia, all metropolitan stores are closed but regional stores are open, except Millicent.

In the NT, all stores are open 8am-8pm except Gove, which is open 9am-5pm.

In WA, all stores are open except Esperance, Katanning and Northam.

Public holiday (January 2, 2023): All stores open, with one exception in South Australia.

There all stores are open except Millicent.

In the NT, all stores are open 8am-8pm except Gove, which is open 9am-5pm.

Coles

Christmas Eve (December 24, 2022): All stores open with varying closing times.

Christmas Day (December 25, 2022): All stores closed.

Boxing Day (December 26, 2022): All stores open in the Northern Territory, Queensland, NSW, ACT, Victoria and Tasmania.

In Queensland, most stores are open 9am-6pm. In the NT, stores are open from 8am-8pm.

In South Australia, metropolitan stores are closed but regional stores are open from 8am-8pm.

In WA, all Perth metropolitan stores are open 8am-6pm. Regional stores may vary.

Public holiday (December 27, 2022): All stores open with varying hours.

In Queensland most stores are open 9am-6pm, in Tasmania all stores are open until 10pm, and in the NT all stores are open 8am-8pm.

In South Australia, Adelaide stores open 9am-5pm, and regional stores are open 8am-8pm.

In WA, all Perth metro stores are open 8am-6pm. Regional stores may vary.

It is a good idea to check individual store opening hours on the supermarkets’ websites because they can vary. Picture: Ian Currie/NCA NewsWireIt is a good idea to check individual store opening hours on the supermarkets’ websites because they can vary. Picture: Ian Currie/NCA NewsWire

New Year’s Eve (December 31, 2022): All stores open with varying hours.

In South Australia, all Adelaide metro stores are open until 5pm. Regional stores may vary.

In Tasmania and NT, stores are open until 10pm.

In WA, all Perth metro stores are open 8am-6pm. Regional stores may vary.

New Year’s Day (January 1, 2023): All stores open with varying hours.

In Queensland, most stores are open 9am-6pm.

In South Australia, regional stores are open 8am-8pm. In the NT, all stores open 8am-8pm.

In WA, all Perth metro stores are open 8am-6pm. Regional stores may vary.

Public holiday (January 2, 2023): All stores open with varying hours.

In South Australia, all metro stores are open 9am-5pm. Regional stores are open 8am-8pm.

In the NT, all stores are open 8am-8pm.

In WA, all Perth metro stores are open 8am-6pm. Regional stores may vary.

Aldi is open on all days except Christmas, and some stores in South Australia are closed on New Year’s Day.Aldi is open on all days except Christmas, and some stores in South Australia are closed on New Year’s Day.

Aldi

Christmas Eve (December 24, 2022): All stores open.

Christmas Day (December 25, 2022): All stores closed.

Boxing Day (December 26, 2022): Store trading hours vary.

Public holiday (December 27, 2022): Store trading hours vary.

New Year’s Eve (December 31, 2022): All stores on reduced trading hours.

New Year’s Day (January 1, 2023): All stores on reduced trading hours and some stores in South Australia are closed.

Public holiday (January 2, 2023): All stores open.

You should be right to visit Kmart on most days except in Esperence, WA. Picture: Dean Martin/NCA NewsWireYou should be right to visit Kmart on most days except in Esperence, WA. Picture: Dean Martin/NCA NewsWire

Kmart

Christmas Eve (December 24, 2022): All stores open with varying closing times.

Christmas Day (December 25, 2022): All stores closed.

Boxing Day (December 26, 2022): All stores open except Esperance in WA.

Public holiday (December 27, 2022): All stores open except Esperance in WA.

New Year’s Eve (December 31, 2022): All stores open.

New Year’s Day (January 1, 2023): All stores open.

In South Australia, all regional stores are open to 6pm except Firle, Tea Tree and Munno Para, Ingle Farm, Kurralta Park, West Lakes, Port Noarlunga, Port Adelaide, Marion and Churchill.

Public holiday (January 2, 2023): All stores open except Esperance.

BWS and Dan Murphy’s are open everyday except Christmas Day. Picture: Steven Saphore/NCA NewsWireBWS and Dan Murphy’s are open everyday except Christmas Day. Picture: Steven Saphore/NCA NewsWire

Dan Murphy’s and BWS

Christmas Eve (December 24, 2022): All centres open.

Christmas Day (December 25, 2022): All stores closed, with the exception of a limited number of stores open.

Boxing Day (December 26, 2022): All stores open.

Public holiday (December 27, 2022): All stores open.

New Year’s Eve (December 31, 2022): All stores open.

New Year’s Day (January 1, 2023): All stores open.

Public holiday (January 2, 2023): All stores open.

There is extended hours leading up to Christmas and on Boxing Day at Westfield. Picture: Damian Shaw/NCA NewsWireThere is extended hours leading up to Christmas and on Boxing Day at Westfield. Picture: Damian Shaw/NCA NewsWire

Westfield

Christmas Eve (December 24, 2022): All centres open with extended hours.

Christmas Day (December 25, 2022): All centres closed.

Boxing Day (December 26, 2022): All centres open with extended hours.

Public holiday (December 27, 2022): All centres open.

New Year’s Eve (December 31, 2022): All centres open.

New Year’s Day (January 1, 2023): All centres closed except in Victoria, Queensland and WA.

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