Woolies, Coles and Harris Farm Markets ban plastic bags17th Jul 2017 — Woolworths, Coles and Harris Farm Markets have all made a commitment to stop offering customers single-use plastic bags by the end of 2018.
Both Woolworths and Coles say they will stop offering the bags within the next 12-months, whist Harris Farm Markets will remove the bags from its stores by 1 January 2018.
South Australia, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory already ban single-use plastic bags. Queensland will be banning the bags in 2018. New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia are yet to introduce such legislation. [source]