13 January 2011

Westfield confirmed today that all six Westfield centres (North Lakes, Strathpine, Chermside, Garden City, Carindale and Helensvale) remain open on Thursday 13 January 2011.

All majors in Queensland Westfield centres including Coles, Woolworths, Target, David Jones and Myer are open today.

A small number of speciality stores are closed at five Westfield centres (North Lakes, Strathpine, Chermside, Garden City and Carindale). All stores are expected to open at Westfield Helensvale.

All centres are currently accessible by road however customers are advised to visit www.tmr.qld.gov.au due to changes with road closures and public transport services.

Andy Hedges, Director of Westfield Shopping Centre Management and Marketing said:

“The majority of stores are open and trading at all Westfield centres however we advise customers to contact their local centre to confirm particular speciality store openings.”

Westfield has donated $250,000 to the Premier’s Disaster Relief Fund.

Westfield customers from Friday 14 January 2011 can donate directly at Concierge desks at all Westfield centres nationally.

Donations are also accepted at retail and bank branches nationally including:

  • Commonwealth Bank
  • NAB
  • Westpac
  • ANZ
  • Bank of Queensland
  • Suncorp
  • St.George Bank
  • Bank of SA (Bank of South Australia)
  • Australian Central Credit Union
  • Savings & Loans Credit Union
  • Bank West
  • Australian Central Credit Union
  • Savings & Loans Credit Union
  • Coles supermarkets.


For further information, please contact:
Jacqueline Scott, National PR Manager on +61 406 040 339 or + 61 2 9358 7997

The Westfield Group (ASX Code: WDC) is an internally managed, vertically integrated, shopping centre group undertaking ownership, development, design, construction, funds/asset management, property management, leasing and marketing activities and employing approximately 4,000 staff worldwide. It has investment interests in 119 shopping centres across Australia, the United States, the United Kingdom and New Zealand, encompassing in excess of 23,700 retail outlets. With a total value of assets under management in excess of A$61 billion, the Westfield Group is the largest retail property group in the world by equity market capitalisation.