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From now until Christmas Eve, all Westfield centres across Australia will keep their doors open longer, by offering extended trading hours, midnight trading and ‘Non-Stop-Shop’, to give shoppers ample time to get their Christmas shopping done.

On Thursday 22 December, 22 Westfield centres throughout Australia will keep their doors open until midnight.

From 22-23 December Westfield Marion in SA will participate in Non-Stop-Shop, a 36-hour trading period, catering to shoppers’ last-minute Christmas needs.

From 23-24 December, Westfield Parramatta, Garden City and Chermside will again participate in ‘Non-Stop-Shop’ as well for, a 34-hour trading period. Westfield Fountain Gate in Victoria will keep their doors open for 33 hours straight.

John Warn, Group General Manager, Centre Experience, Scentre Group said, “Extended Christmas trading hours are all about convenience for our shoppers. This is always a busy period and we’re expecting to see millions of customers across the state take advantage of the flexibility to shop at a time that suits them.”

Extended Christmas trading hours across Australia include:

  • Midnight trade: 22 DEC
    • NSW: 12 centres will be open;
      • Westfield Bondi Junction, Burwood, Chatswood, Eastgardens, Hornsby, Hurstville, Liverpool, Miranda, Mr Druitt, Parramatta, Penrith, Warringah
      • Westfield Sydney, Kotara and Tuggerah will be open until 10pm.
    • QLD: Four centres will be open from 8am including;
      • Westfield Carindale, Chermside, North Lakes, Garden City
      • Westfield Helensvale will be open from 9am – 9pm
    • VIC: Four centres will open from 9am including:
      • Westfield Southland, Fountain Gate, Knox and Doncaster
      • Westfield Airport West, Plenty Valley and Geelong will open from 9am-9pm
    • SA: Westfield West Lakes and Tee Tree Plaza will open from 9am

  • Non-Stop-Shop: 22-23 DEC
    • Westfield Marion will trade for 36 hours straight, from 9am 22 Dec until 9pm 23 Dec

  • Midnight trade: 23 DEC
    • VIC: Westfield Southland, Knox and Doncaster will be open from 9am – midnight
    • QLD: Westfield North Lakes, Carindale and Garden City

  • Non-Stop-Shop: 23-24 DEC
    • Westfield Parramatta, Garden City and Chermside will open for 34 hours straight from 8am on 23 December until 6pm on Christmas Eve
    • Westfield Fountain Gate will open for 33 hours straight from 8am on 23 December until 5pm on Christmas Eve

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