Shire of Esperance extend trading hours

An application by Esperance Shire Council allowing retail shops throughout the town to extend their trading hours this Christmas Eve has been approved.

At a Special Council Meeting on November 7, Council applied to the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety for the Temporary/Short Term Adjustment. 

The approval enables current retail hours in the Shire of Esperance to be extended to include between 10am and 4pm on Sunday, December 24.

As per the approval from the Department, the extension allows general retail shops, other than motor vehicle shops, in the Esperance local government district are authorised to be open at times when those shops would otherwise be required to be closed.