Trading hours

Key information about business hours of operation in Queensland.

Inquiry into the operation of the Trading (Allowable Hours) Act 1990

On 31 January 2022, the Queensland Parliamentary Education, Employment and Training Committee (the Committee) tabled its report into a review of the Trading (Allowable Hours) Act 1990 (the Act) with the Legislative Assembly.

Read the Committee's report and its 9 recommendations.

The Queensland Government tabled its response to the Committee’s recommendations on 14 April 2022. The Queensland Government response (PDF, 84KB) has accepted 2 recommendations in principle (recommendations 5 and 7) and has accepted all other recommendations.


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