This includes operators “engaged in the purchase and onselling, commission based buying, and commission based selling of goods, without significant transformation, to the general public.” (Trewin and Pink, 2006, p. 244)
Although such operators do not fall strictly within the scope of the Ballarat and District Industrial Heritage Project, such operators may have performed secondary industrial activities that contributed to the industrial heritage of Ballarat and district and should be included here.
Operators involved in Retail Trade will have one or a combination of the following activities as the primary activity of their operations:
Trewin, Dennis and Brian Pink. (2006). Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC) – 2006. Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics/Statistics New Zealand.