Sumary of SA moves to restock supermarket shelves:
- Tim DorninAAPCamera IconChanges to regulations will ensure SA supermarket shelves remain stocked, the state government says.
- Credit: AAPShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail UsCopy the LinkEmergency measures have been invoked to allow food and other supplies to be delivered to South Australian supermarkets around the clock during the state’s COVID-19 lockdown.
- Planning Minister Vickie Chapman says the variation to regulations will ensure shelves remain stocked, helping to meet increased demand and prevent supply chain delays.
- “When the pandemic hit at the start of last year, we saw supermarket shelves stripped bare as people rushed to stock up on the essentials,” Ms Chapman said.
- “This put immense pressure on the supply chain and delivery drivers, who rushed to get food and goods back on the shelves.