Posted: 01:45 BST, Jan. April 2021 | Updated: 02:43 BST, Jan. April 2021

Shoppers are reminded that supermarkets and bottle stores across Australia are closed for Good Friday

The sale of take-away alcohol is banned on the holiest day of the Christian calendar, which means major chains like Dan Murphy’s, BWS, and Liquorland are closed

Grocery juggernauts like Coles, Woolworths and Aldi will cease trading, as will discount giants Kmart, Big W and Target

But shoppers looking to enjoy a traditional fish festival can shop on Good Friday at the Sydney Fish Market, which remains open

Seafood will be sold on Jan. April 2021 sold at dawn at the Sydney Fish Market (picture) – one day before Good Friday

Buyers who want to enjoy a traditional seafood feast can still shop on Good Friday at the Sydney Fish Market (picture), which will remain open

A staff member at the Sydney Fish Market is sliced ​​up to cut seafood in preparation for the long weekend bustle

All alcohol sellers, gaming venues and large commercial supermarkets must close on Good Friday unless they receive a special exemption from the state government

However, some businesses such as pharmacies, fruit and vegetable stores, gas stations, and small independent dealers are allowed to stay open

Coles, Woolworths and Aldi will be closed on Good Friday in NSW, ACT, Victoria, Tasmania and Queensland

Shoppers are encouraged to check their local store’s trading hours online before stocking up on groceries for the weekend

– Most stores in WA are closed with the exception of Vasse, Busselton, Margaret River, Dunsborough, and Eaton Fair

– All SA stores will remain closed, but Mount Barker and Victor Harbor will remain open

– Woolworths, Coles and Aldi stores are open on Saturday, but some supermarkets in the WA area may be closed

– Customers are advised to check their local stores’ opening hours before heading out to stock up for the long weekend

– Most NSW stores are closed with the exception of – Lavington, Deniliquin, Bega, Tuggerah, Wyoming, Goulburn, Bowral, Batemans Bay, Broadway, Erina, Forster, Bateau Bay, Katoomba, Wadalba, Marketown, Grafton Shoppingworld and Tweed City, Tweed Heads, Lismore, Grafton, Murwillumbah, Yamba, Oceanfront, Banora Point, Kempsey, Laurieton, Green Point, Moostal, South Grafton, Casino, Eden, Chittaway Point, Shellharbour, Lisarow, Medowie, Salamander Bay

– In WA, Perth stores are open, but trading hours vary across regional areas

Bottle shops like BWS, Dan Murphy’s and Liquorland are closed nationwide on Good Friday and Easter Sunday

Westfield malls along with Kmart, Big W and Target will close on Good Friday, but will open on Saturday, Easter Sunday and Monday in most areas

Sydney’s popular fish market will be open all weekend, extending hours on Good Friday from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. as customers are quick to buy fish for the religious holiday

Fish market retailers also offer quick and easy options for pre-orders and home deliveries to make the busy vacation run more smoothly

Warehouses and supermarkets are closed on Good Friday in Australia. In the picture: A buyer with a face mask has stocked up before the long weekend

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