What Is Open On Anzac Day In Melbourne

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What Is Open On Anzac Day In Melbourne

Anzac Day is a very important day for all Australians and some businesses will close for the day or change their hours.

Here is some information we hope may come in handy… 

Shopping Centres

We recommend checking with your closest shopping centre, but here are a few of the major ones around town…

Chadstone: 1pm-6pm

Highpoint: 1pm-5pm

Eastland: 1pm-5pm

Doncaster: 1pm-5pm

Melbourne Central: 1pm-6pm



We recommend you check the hours of your local store, but here is some info in brief…

Woolworths: Stores will be open except for Bourke Street, Collins Square and Melbourne Central

Coles: All stores open from 1pm

IGA: Hours will vary.

Aldi: All stores open from 1pm



Going to the movies in the afternoon can be a great public holiday activity. Expect crowds as the new Avengers film starts showing.

Event Cinemas: Open as normal

Hoyts: From 1pm

Reading Cinemas: From 1pm


Bars and Licensed Venues

Fancy a game of two-up or want to enjoy a beer on Anzac Day? There are specific rules for Victoria…

  • Pubs must be closed until at least midday. Check with your local for opening times.
  • RSLs may be open in the morning if they are part of an official Anzac Day event.