Mischin reveals weaknesses in trading hours thinking
Aug 19, 2016 11:30AM WST

Earlier this year, we tabled a petition in State Parliament that called for inquiry into the effects of previous changes to trading hours, before any further changes were considered.We wanted to make sure that the impacts ... Read More

Government Easter trading hours process in disarray
Mar 24, 2016 11:00AM WST

The SDA has criticised the State Government for failing to make any formal announcement on Easter Monday trading hours.Thousands of retail workers have been uncertain about their shifts while they waited for the Government ... Read More

Marginal seat voters opposed to longer trading hours: poll
Feb 16, 2016 13:40PM WST

Polling in the Barnett Government’s nine most marginal metropolitan electorates has revealed the majority of voters are opposed to longer trading hours for big retailers in Perth.The WAOP poll was commissioned by the ... Read More

Analysis shows longer trading hours has delivered fewer retail jobs
Jan 27, 2016 13:55PM WST

Analysis shows longer trading hours has delivered fewer retail jobsThe number of West Australians employed in retail has fallen since the Barnett Government gave Coles, Woolworths and other large retailers the power to stay ... Read More

Major campaign to oppose giving big retailers more power
Nov 28, 2015 00:00AM WST

The Western Australian branch of the SDA has launched a major public campaign to oppose Barnett Government plans to give big retailers even more power in WA.The campaign will include radio and television advertising in ... Read More