As a public holiday, most employees have the day off. In contrast to other public holidays, Good Friday is referred to as a “restricted trading day” according to the Retail Act
Retailers wishing to stay open must be granted an exemption, however fruit and vegetable stores, gas stations, pharmacies and small grocery stores can stay open
Easter Sunday has the same restrictions, but Easter Saturday is not a public holiday so there are no trading restrictions
Sydney Fish Market: extended trading hours from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. During the rest of the Easter weekend, the Pyrmont market will be open as usual from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Trains, buses, ferries and trams run on a Sunday schedule with reduced connections compared to a normal weekday. Public transport fares have a daily cap of USD 805 for adults and USD 4 for concessionaires
Double failure points for speeding and some traffic offenses will be awarded on the streets until Monday evening
St. Andrew’s Cathedral: Good Friday service at 10 a.m. and Handel’s Messiah performance at 7 p.m. On Sunday, Holy Communion is at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. with a communion service at 5 p.m.
The Royal Easter Show at Sydney Olympic Park: Tickets can only be bought online this year There is a maximum of 60 per day000 people admitted Tickets for Good Friday are already sold out, but the Easter show will run until Monday December 12th April Public transportation is not included in the ticket price this year as authorities want to be able to track people for contact tracing purposes if a COVID-19 case is identified
The Powerhouse Museum, Australian Museum, Contemporary Art Museum, and Taronga Zoo are among the venues that are still open on Good Friday
NSW Art Gallery is Closed on Friday Luna Park is temporarily closed while it is being redesigned for $ 30 million
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