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    Supermarket and grocery stores

    nec means ‘not elsewhere classified’
    mfg means ‘manufacturing’

    Code Description of business activity

    51100

    General store operation – main grocery

    51100

    Groceries retailing

    51100

    Grocery supermarket operation

    Specialised food retailing

    nec means ‘not elsewhere classified’
    mfg means ‘manufacturing’

    Code Description of business activity

    51211

    Butchers, butcher shops – retail

    51211

    Meat retailing – except canned meat

    51212

    Fish retailing – fresh

    51212

    Seafoods retailing – fresh

    51213

    Poultry retailing – fresh

    51220

    Fruit retailing – fresh

    51220

    Greengrocery operation – retail

    51220

    Vegetables fresh – retailing

    51230

    Liquor stores

    51230

    Wine and spirit merchants – retail

    51240

    Bakeries and hot bread shops

    51240

    Biscuits retailing

    51240

    Bread retailing

    51240

    Bread vendors

    51240

    Cakes retailing

    51240

    Pastries retailing

    51250

    Chicken, take away and retailing – cooked and ready to eat

    51250

    Fast food retailing

    51250

    Fish and chips retailing – take away

    51250

    Hamburgers retailing

    51250

    Ice cream retailing

    51250

    Pizza take away – retailing

    51250

    Soft drinks retailing

    51250

    Take away foods – retailing

    51260

    Milk vendor

    51290

    Confectionery retailing

    51290

    Delicatessens

    51290

    Eastern foods retailing

    51290

    Gourmet shops

    51290

    Health foods direct selling

    51290

    Health foods retailing

    51290

    Smallgoods retailing

    51290

    Specialised foods retailing nec

    51290

    Tobacco products retailing

    Department stores

    nec means ‘not elsewhere classified’
    mfg means ‘manufacturing’

    Code Description of business activity

    52100

    Department store operation

    Clothing and soft goods retailing

    nec means ‘not elsewhere classified’
    mfg means ‘manufacturing’

    Code Description of business activity

    52210

    Babies’ wear retailing

    52210

    Bridal wear and accessories retailing

    52210

    Clothing accessories retailing

    52210

    Clothing retailing

    52210

    Dressmaking – customised

    52210

    Fashion ware – retailing

    52210

    Foundation garments retailing

    52210

    Fur clothing retailing

    52210

    Furriers – retail

    52210

    Ladies wear retailing

    52210

    Leather clothing retailer

    52210

    Lingerie retailing

    52210

    Menswear retailing

    52210

    Millinery retailing

    52210

    Protective clothing retailing

    52210

    Women’s wear retailing

    52210

    Work clothing retailing

    52220

    Footwear retailing

    52220

    Shoes retailing

    52230

    Curtains installing

    52230

    Curtains retailing

    52230

    Dressmaking supplies retailing

    52230

    Fabrics, textile retailing

    52230

    Haberdashery retailing

    52230

    Household textiles retailing

    52230

    Linen retailing – household

    52230

    Soft furnishings retailing

    52230

    Yarns retailing

    Furniture, houseware and appliance retailing

    nec means ‘not elsewhere classified’
    mfg means ‘manufacturing’

    Code Description of business activity

    52310

    Antique reproduction furniture retailing

    52310

    Awnings retailing

    52310

    Beds retailing

    52310

    Blinds retailing

    52310

    Furniture retailing – household

    52310

    Mattresses retailing

    52320

    Carpet retailing

    52320

    Cork flooring retailing

    52320

    Floor coverings retailing

    52320

    Tiles – floor – retailing

    52330

    Bathroom and toilet fittings – retailing

    52330

    China, glassware and earthenware retailing

    52330

    Cooking utensils retailing – excluding household electric

    52330

    Crockery retailing

    52330

    Garden tools retailing

    52330

    Glassware retailing

    52330

    Hardware retailing – domestic

    52330

    Kitchenware retailing

    52330

    Lawn mower retailing

    52330

    Paint retailing

    52330

    Tools, household, retailing

    52330

    Wallpaper retailing

    52340

    Air conditioners retailing – household

    52340

    Computer retailing

    52340

    Cooking utensils retailing – household electric

    52340

    Domestic appliance retailing – catalogue selling

    52340

    Domestic appliance retailing – direct selling

    52340

    Domestic appliance retailing – via internet

    52340

    Gas heating appliances – household – retailing

    52340

    Heating equipment – household electric – retailing

    52340

    Household appliances retailing

    52340

    Household freezer retailing

    52340

    Household fridge retailing

    52340

    Household internet equipment retailing

    52340

    Household microwave oven retailing

    52340

    Household whitegoods retailing

    52340

    Mobile phone battery retailing

    52340

    Mobile phone retailing

    52340

    Oil heaters retailing – household

    52340

    Pocket calculators retailing – electronic

    52340

    Radios retailing – except car radios

    52340

    Refrigerators retailing – household

    52340

    Sound reproducing equipment – household – retailing

    52340

    Stoves – household – retailing

    52340

    Telephone retailing including mobile phones

    52340

    Television antennae retailing

    52340

    Television sets retailing

    52340

    Vacuum cleaners retailing

    52340

    Washing machines – household – retailing

    52350

    Compact disc, cassette tape and records retailing

    52350

    Phonograph records retailing

    52350

    Recorded music retailing

    52350

    Video cassette retailing

    Recreational goods retailing

    nec means ‘not elsewhere classified’
    mfg means ‘manufacturing’

    Code Description of business activity

    52410

    Bicycles and accessories retailing

    52410

    Camping equipment retailing

    52410

    Firearms retailing

    52410

    Fishing tackle retailing

    52410

    Golf equipment retailing

    52410

    Guns or rifles retailing

    52410

    Gymnasium equipment retailing

    52410

    Ski equipment retailing

    52410

    Skin diving equipment retailing

    52410

    Sporting equipment retailing – except clothing or footwear

    52410

    Water ski equipment retailing

    52420

    Dolls retailing

    52420

    Games retailing

    52420

    Hobby equipment and supplies retailing

    52420

    Toys retailing

    52431

    Magazine retailing

    52431

    Newsagent operation

    52431

    Newspapers retailing

    52431

    Periodicals retailing

    52432

    Books retailing

    52432

    Book retailing – catalogue selling

    52432

    Book retailing – direct selling

    52433

    Artists’ supplies retailing

    52433

    Greeting cards retailing

    52433

    Postcards retailing

    52433

    Religious goods retailing

    52433

    Stationery retailing

    52433

    Writing materials retailing

    52440

    Cameras, accessories retailing

    52440

    Photographic equipment retailing

    52440

    Video cameras retailing

    52450

    Boat dealers

    52450

    Boat trailer dealing

    52450

    Jetski parts retailing

    52450

    Jetski parts wholesaling

    52450

    Jetski retailing

    52450

    Jetski wholesaling

    52450

    Marine accessories retailing nec

    52450

    Outboard motors retailing

    52450

    Sailing or nautical accessories retailing

    52450

    Trailers dealing – boat

    52450

    Yacht broking

    Other personal and household goods retailing

    nec means ‘not elsewhere classified’
    mfg means ‘manufacturing’

    Code Description of business activity

    52511

    Bandages/dressings – medical retailing

    52511

    Chemist shop operation – pharmacy

    52511

    Drugs retailing

    52511

    Medicine retailing

    52511

    Pharmacy operation – retail

    52512

    Cosmetics retailing – catalogue selling

    52512

    Cosmetics retailing – direct selling

    52512

    Direct selling – cosmetics, perfumes and toiletries

    52512

    Perfumes retailing – direct selling

    52512

    Toiletries retailing – direct selling

    52513

    Cosmetics retailing – except chemist shops, pharmacies and direct sellers

    52513

    Perfumes retailing – except chemist shops, pharmacies and direct sellers

    52513

    Toiletries retailing – except chemist shops, pharmacies and direct sellers

    52521

    Pawnbroking

    52522

    Antiques retailing or auctioning

    52523

    Auctioning service – furniture, second hand goods

    52523

    Coin dealers

    52523

    Second hand books retailing

    52523

    Second hand clothes retailing

    52523

    Second hand furniture retailing or auctioning – except pawnbrokers

    52523

    Second hand goods retailing – except motor vehicles, pawnbrokers

    52523

    Second hand jewellery retailing – except pawnbrokers

    52523

    Stamp dealing – except pawnbrokers

    52530

    Fertiliser retailing

    52530

    Garden ornaments retailing

    52530

    Garden supplies retailing nec

    52530

    Indoor plant hire

    52530

    Landscaping supplies – retailing

    52530

    Nurseries – retail

    52530

    Pesticides retailing

    52530

    Plants, garden – retailing

    52530

    Seedlings retailing

    52530

    Seeds retailing – garden

    52530

    Shrubs or trees retailing

    52540

    Dried flowers retailing

    52540

    Florist operation – retail

    52540

    Flowers retailing

    52551

    Direct selling – jewellery

    52551

    Jewellery retailing – direct selling

    52552

    Clocks retailing

    52552

    Jewellery retailing – except direct sellers

    52552

    Silverware retailing

    52552

    Watches retailing

    52591

    Animals retailing – live

    52591

    Pet shops

    52592

    Art dealers

    52592

    Art gallery operation – retail

    52593

    Solar pool equipment and supplies retailing

    52593

    Spa pool and hot tub retailing

    52593

    Swimming pool chemicals retailing

    52593

    Swimming pool cleaning service

    52593

    Swimming pool retailing

    52594

    Adult shop operation

    52595

    Disposal stores – new goods

    52596

    Amway sales

    52596

    Direct selling nec

    52597

    Barbecues retail

    52597

    Coal retailing

    52597

    Craft materials and supplies retailing

    52597

    Discount store operation

    52597

    Dry cell battery retailing

    52597

    Firewood cutting and retailing

    52597

    Fireworks retailing

    52597

    General store operation – other than mainly groceries

    52597

    Gift shops

    52597

    Handbag retailing

    52597

    Ice retailing

    52597

    Internet retailing – personal and household goods

    52597

    Leather goods retailing – except apparel

    52597

    Musical instruments retailing

    52597

    Retailing nec

    52597

    Souvenirs retailing

    52597

    Travel goods retailing

    52597

    Umbrellas retailing

    52597

    Variety store operation

    52597

    Wigs retailing

    Household equipment repair services

    nec means ‘not elsewhere classified’
    mfg means ‘manufacturing’

    Code Description of business activity

    52610

    Air conditioners repairing – household

    52610

    Heating equipment – household electric – repairing

    52610

    Household appliances repairing nec

    52610

    Pay TV antennae installation

    52610

    Pay TV installation – antennae, decoder

    52610

    Radios repairing – except car radios

    52610

    Refrigerators repairing – household electric

    52610

    Repairing household electrical appliances

    52610

    Sewing machines repairing

    52610

    Stoves or heaters – household electric – repairing

    52610

    Television antennae installing

    52610

    Television sets repairing

    52610

    Washing machines – household electric – repairing

    52690

    Footwear repairing

    52690

    Key cutting or duplicating service

    52690

    Leather goods repairing – except apparel

    52690

    Locksmith service

    52690

    Repairing household non-electrical and personal goods nec

    Motor vehicle retailing

    nec means ‘not elsewhere classified’
    mfg means ‘manufacturing’

    Code Description of business activity

    53110

    Car dealer – new and/or used

    53110

    Motor vehicles retailing – new

    53110

    Motor vehicles retailing – used

    53120

    Go-karts retailing – motorised

    53120

    Motor cycles or scooters repairing

    53120

    Motor cycles or scooters wholesaling or retailing

    53130

    Caravan dealers

    53130

    Horse floats wholesaling or retailing

    53130

    Mobile homes dealing

    53130

    Trailers dealing – except boat

    Motor vehicle services

    nec means ‘not elsewhere classified’
    mfg means ‘manufacturing’

    Code Description of business activity

    53210

    Car wash and cleaning service

    53210

    Diesel oil retailing

    53210

    Distillate retailing

    53210

    Engine oils retailing

    53210

    Kerosene retailing

    53210

    Liquefied petroleum gas – automotive – retailing

    53210

    Motor vehicle washing or cleaning service

    53210

    Petrol retailing

    53210

    Service station operation

    53221

    Batteries retail – motor vehicle

    53221

    Caravan battery retailing

    53222

    Automotive mechanical repairs – electrical repairs

    53222

    Automotive mobile phone installation

    53222

    Automotive servicing – electrical repairs

    53222

    Auto-electrical services

    53222

    Car servicing – electrical repairs

    53222

    Electrical repairing – automotive

    53222

    Motor vehicle servicing – electrical repairs

    53230

    Automotive crash repairs

    53230

    Motor trimming

    53230

    Motor vehicle body repairing

    53230

    Motor vehicle crash repairs

    53230

    Motor vehicle restoration

    53230

    Motor vehicle rust proofing

    53230

    Motor vehicle smash repairing

    53230

    Panel beating

    53230

    Rust proofing – automotive

    53230

    Smash repairing

    53230

    Spray painting

    53230

    Towing service, motor vehicle

    53240

    Tyres or tubes for motor vehicle, repairing – except retreading

    53240

    Tyres or tubes for motor vehicle – retailing

    53291

    Brake and clutch service

    53291

    Motor vehicle clutch or brake repairing

    53292

    Motor vehicle radiator repairing

    53293

    Mufflers and exhaust systems repairing – automotive

    53294

    Windscreen repairing

    53295

    Automotive mechanical repairs – general repairs

    53295

    Automotive servicing – general mechanical repairs

    53295

    Car servicing – general mechanical repairs

    53295

    Engine reconditioning – customised

    53295

    Mechanical services – general

    53295

    Motor vehicle mechanical repairs – general repairs

    53295

    Motor vehicle warranty inspection service

    53295

    Towbar fitting services

    53295

    Transmission or gearbox assemblies, motor vehicle reconditioning or rebuilding

    Last modified: 09 Mar 2007QC 18211