MACKAY, QUEENSLAND: After much anticipation, ALDI, Australia’s Best Rated Supermarket, will bring its Good Different  shopping experience to Andergrove, Mackay when a new store opens on Wednesday, 15th May.

The opening of ALDI Mackay marks the first ALDI store in the region and will offer the local community an exclusive range of high quality products at unbelievably low prices. The spacious location will feature a 1186sqm custom designed store front as well as a range of innovations including self checkouts, a modern interior design and simple layout so customers can easily navigate the savings on offer. Customers will also have access to 134 parking spaces, 49 of which are covered.  

In true ALDI fashion, the store will be packed with award winning fresh produce delivered daily, 100% Australian meat and iconic Specials Buys. Customers can feel confident that every item in their trolley is not just great value but is top quality too. It’s this guarantee that has contributed to ALDI winning Canstar Blue’s award for Australia’s Most Satisfied Shoppers eight times.

Bronwyn Post, Managing Director, Queensland, ALDI Australia said, “We know the passion Mackay locals have for ALDI and how much they’ve been looking forward to ALDI bringing Australia’s lowest priced groceries to the region. Now more than ever it’s important that Aussie’s have access to affordable groceries so it’s truly a pleasure for us to be able to reach a whole new community of people with our ‘Good Different’ shopping experience.

We know for many customers visiting ALDI Mackay; it will be their first time ever shopping in an ALDI store. There are a few small differences they may notice that separate us from other supermarkets such as our curated range of exclusive brands, streamlined operations, and our coin deposit trolleys. These differences allow us to cut out unnecessary costs and pass these savings on to customers. In 2023 alone, ALDI shoppers saved $3.4 billion on their grocery bills. That’s real money back in the pockets of Australian families.

Our Price Promise remains the same from the day we opened our first store over 20 years ago – we won’t be beaten on the cost of your weekly shop. We look forward to welcoming the residents of Mackay to the store so they can discover the savings that can be made for themselves.”

Mackay residents can experience ALDI’s famous Special Buys aisle with new products going on sale every Wednesday and Saturday. The Mackay store will offer an exclusive range of Special Buys for the grand opening including a 50″ 4K Ultra HD TV with webOS for just $379 and Philips Compact Party Speaker for just $79.99.

For Mackay locals who are shopping at ALDI for the first time, ALDI’s shopping expert Kylie Warnke has curated a list of “must try” products new to ALDI customers should pick up.

“Customers who haven’t shopped with us before, should grab a trolley token (just 99c!) and head in store to check out our quality offering. We are confident that it’s not only the prices that will delight customers in the Townsville area but also the amazing quality of our exclusive brands, which are consistently award winning,” Kylie says.

  • Di San Pre Wash Stain Remover 750ml, $2.09

Kylie says: “If you’re looking for a high performing award winning stain remover then look no further than our Di San stain removing spray. At just $2.09 a bottle it’s a life saver for those stains you’re sure just won’t come out.”

  • Urban Eats Soup Dumplings 500g, $9.99

Kylie says: “Fake away night is on! With enough dumplings to serve the whole family, these pork filled treats from Urban Eats are so yummy they will have you reaching for more and more and more – and at $9.99 a pack, you can.”

  • Jindurra Station Porterhouse Steak 200g, $7.00

Kylie says: “Like all our fresh meat and poultry, this succulent porterhouse steak is 100% Aussie. Pop it on the barbeque and enjoy with a fresh salad and an ice cold drink.” 

  • Emporium Selection Triple Cream Brie 200g, $4.99

Kylie says: “A tasty addition to any grazing board this delicious and award winning French style cheese is velvety, smooth, extra creamy and full flavoured.”

  • Lazzio Coffee Dark Beans 1kg, $11.99

Kylie says: “We know Aussies love their coffee. Our multi award winning Lazzio Coffee Beans will hit the spot and picked up the award for Large Chain Champion at the 2024 World Series Golden Bean awards!

  • Moser Roth Dark 70% Chocolate Block 125g, $2.99

Kylie says: “Get luxury for less with our indulgent Fair Trade certified Moser Roth chocolate range. The block comes as five individually wrapped bars that are perfect for sharing or popping in a lunch box.”  

  • Super Savers

Kylie says: “For even better value on our already low-priced products Mackay shoppers can keep an eye out in store for our weekly, fortnightly, and monthly Super Savers. This week customers can get their hands on our Ironbark Pork Ribs for just $14.99 per kg and The Fishmonger Fresh Tasmanian Salmon Fillets Skin Off 2pk for an incredible $11.99.”

Making a ‘Good Difference’

Mackay customers have more to feel good about than ALDI’s prices. In August 2020, ALDI became the first Australian supermarket to commit to 100% renewable electricity, achieving this in June of 2021. All ALDI Australia stores, offices and warehouses are now fully powered by renewable electricity.

In addition to being completely powered by renewable electricity, in 2019, ALDI also committed to reducing plastic packaging by 25% and ensuring 100% of packaging will be reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. ALDI Australia recently won Finder’s ‘Green Supermarket of the Year’ award, recognising the company’s ambition and progress in its sustainability efforts.

All thirty five part time and full time employees joining the ALDI Mackay team will be bringing to life the ALDI values and mission. As a responsible employer ALDI offers every employee a salary above market rates, comprehensive training, employee wellness programs and paid parental leave.  

The Mackay store will be open for business from 8:30am, Wednesday 15 May.

For more information on ALDI Australia please visit  


ALDI Mackay,1 Erie Street, Andergrove, QLD, 4740

(Corner Beaconsfield Road East and Superior Boulevard)

Opening Date: Wednesday 15th May 2024

Opening Hours: 

  • Monday-Friday, 8:30AM-8:00PM
  • Saturday, 8:00AM- 6:00PM
  • Sunday, 9:00am-6:00PM

Store inclusions: 

  • Trolleys 
  • Wheelchair accessible 
  • Self checkouts 
  • Customer parking