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Retail Trading in NSW

Important information for employers and workers in the NSW retail and entertainment industries

From 21 December 2018 responsibility for administering the provisions of the Retail Trading Act 2008 and Entertainment Industry Act 2013 (including compliance functions) transferred to Fair Trading NSW.

The requirement to work on any restricted trading day such as Boxing Day is covered by this legislation.

If you require further information or assistance in relation to these Acts including lodging applications to trade on restricted trading days, to ask a question or to make a complaint about alleged breaches please call 13 32 20 or visit