The new Supermarket Taskforce negotiated the innovation to give customers more protection at the checkout.
Both Woolworths and Coles have stopped printing weekly specials catalogues while they struggle to get hold of stock.
There have been calls for people to stop being rude and show patience as pressure mounts on supermarket staff.
Supermarkets and pharmacies are being allowed to temporarily open for 24 hours in some states, so what stores plan to take advantage of the new rules?
Despite shoppers being warned by the government not to panic buy during the coronavirus pandemic, supermarkets are still displaying empty shelves.
People are calling for supermarkets to take drastic social distancing measures – but a retail expert suggests it might not work.
Woolworths has introduced a number of guidelines - some which will be visible next time you pop into your nearest supermarket.
There have been calls for Australian supermarkets to follow a drastic measure taken by foreign stores in the wake of the global pandemic.
Australia produces enough food for three times its population but shelves have been stripped bare as shoppers fear being in COVID-19 lock down.
Woolworths has said they are unable to go forward with an initiative for the elderly, which would have provided them with sought-after essentials.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called on Australians to stop hoarding supermarket items in a scathing message to the public.
After the supermarkets announced exclusive access to pensioners, images show how chaotic it was for people to get groceries this morning.