Supporting Postcode 3000

A recap of the past financial year at The City Precinct


Written by President, Chloe Beevers. Please read our AGM report here.

Member Count: We currently have 128 active members / businesses.

Committee Meetings: One each month; 12 in the financial year.

Executive Committee: Quarterly City of Melbourne precinct program meetings and representation at various Council consultation processes and events.

Newsletters: 12 newsletters averaging one per month, as well as special updates and event emails

Events: We hosted 22 social and learning events aimed at connecting and empowering our members, including:

    – a Professional development Masterclass series of 5 workshops

    – Facilitating City of Melbourne consultation and information sessions with members on various council strategies and small business related matters

    – Social events hosted by and showcasing a wide range of member businesses

City Activations:

    – We ran over 30 public tours – sketching, photography, famil, laneway member tours, discover CBD tours

    – Over summer our Drag Santa was available for photos with members of the public, engaged with around a thousand people

Conferences: Commbank SmallBiz Week trade show expo stand at Marvel Stadium which attracted a wave of new members and raised awareness of the association.

Awards: Finalist in the Mainstreet Australia awards, recognising our work to activate the city.