As the Government shutdown forces non-essential businesses to cease trading, Horsham Kmart will remain open to the public.
As the COVID-19 pandemic sees many business close down, the Wesfarmer-owned chain will continue as 'business as usual'.
"We will respect and follow all government regulations when it comes to social distancing," Horsham Kmart operating manager Paul Lohrey said .
The news comes as Wesfarmers, owners of chain stores such as Bunnings, Officeworks and Kmart, announced it was closing all 25 Kmart stores in New Zealand.
In a statement to investors, Wesfarmers said all New Zealand stores will close, while Bunnings will remain open to trade customers only.
"At this stage, State and Federal government measures in Australia do not require the closure of retail stores," the statement said.
"Bunnings, Kmart, Target and Officeworks stores across Australia are operating under standard or near-standard trading hours and operations continue in the Group's industrial businesses.
"All businesses in the Group are focusing on ensuring continued availability of products and services in a manner that minimises risks to team members and customers, including through online channels for the Group's retail businesses."
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