Food retailing had the largest rise, up 1.9%, followed by cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services (3.3%), clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing (3.1%) and other retailing (0.5%).
Two industries experienced falls in turnover this month, with household goods retailing falling by 2.7% and department stores by 2.5%.
NSW was the only state or territory to record a fall, down 0.3% following last month’s strong result.
Queensland had the largest rise in retail turnover, up 1.6%, as a further easing of public health restrictions saw the removal of density limits, as well as check-in and vaccination requirements to enter venues boosting trade.
Turnover also rose in Victoria (1.1%), Western Australia (2.2%), South Australia (1.4%), Tasmania (2.0%), the Australian Capital Territory (0.5%) and the Northern Territory (0.7%).