GPO, Melbourne, VIC
Shop till you drop in Australia's markets, mega malls, warehouses and high-end boutiques. Discover Australian designers in Melbourne's hidden laneways or trawl Surry Hills in Sydney for retro chic. Shop up a sub-tropical storm in Brisbane's Queen Street Mall or browse at least 500 stores in Rundle Mall in Adelaide. Soak up the atmosphere of Fremantle Markets, near Perth, or the Saturday markets in Hobart's historic Salamanca Place. Shop beneath the palm trees on Darwin's Smith Street Mall or hit the huge shopping centre in Canberra's Civic. Shops are generally open until 6pm, with late night shopping offered either Thursdays or Fridays. You're covered by Australia's consumer protection laws which require businesses to treat you fairly.