Events & News

How our members are adapting

April 9th, 2020 — News

We checked in with a few of our members to see how they have been adapting to the changing times !

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Coronavirus Support for Business Update

March 31st, 2020 — News

Under the JobKeeper Payment businesses impacted by the Coronavirus will be able to access a subsidy from the Government to continue paying their employees.

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Money in the Bank for Businesses and Jobs

March 30th, 2020 — News

An important update from the Victorian State Government over the weekend.

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Quick Response Grants Now Open

March 26th, 2020 — News

Last night Council approved a series of support for business amidst the Covid-19 crisis.

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As our businesses are being affected and some already temporarily shut down, here are some more very important links for you to stay up to date with. We can't stress enough how important it is to stay up to date with accurate information in thi...

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Coronavirus Update and Useful Information

March 16th, 2020 — News

An update from the City Precinct team and some very useful links to current information from Federal and State government departments and health alerts.

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With Dry January and FebFast behind us, both the virtuous and hedonists among us can head to Om Nom at the Adelphi Hotel to experience the latest cocktail concoctions from internationally award-winning maestro mixologist, Grant Collins.

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Tell us what you want in 2020

January 6th, 2020 — News

We're on a mission to make sure EVERY City Precinct member benefits from their membership in 2020. We've put together a quick survey so you can help our new committee make decisions that reflect what you need and want from your small bu...

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A Note from the President

December 16th, 2019 — News

2019 has been another great year for City Precinct.

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Gallery Milestones at the Nicholas Building

November 27th, 2019 — News

We are very excited to share that two City Precinct members (located in the same building!) are celebrating enormous milestones this month. Flinders Lane Gallery is turning 30 and the Stephen McLaughlan Gallery is turning 25 !

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Homelessness inquiry begins public hearings

November 21st, 2019 — News

This Friday 22 November 2019, the Legislative Council’s Legal and Social Issues Committee will commence public hearings for its inquiry into homelessness in Victoria.

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Meet the Member: Jo from Eyes On Queen Street

October 28th, 2019 — News

Meet Johanna Arendsen from Eyes on Queen, learn about this longstanding business and find out 3 things you might not know about eye health!

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October 14th, 2019 — News

All members are encouraged to have their say at our annual AGM on Tuesday 22 October at the Kelvin Club.

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To celebrate the launch of our new series of ‘Melbourne’s Own’ brochures, City Precinct are presenting a showcase of member businesses at The Melbourne Town Hall Visitor Information Hub from October 8 to 25, 2019.

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Export Grant for Walk Melbourne Tours!

August 15th, 2019 — News

A huge congratulations to City Precinct member, Walk Melbourne Tours, who have recently received a City of Melbourne Small Business Export Grant!

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Opportunity: Visitors Hub Activation

August 12th, 2019 — News

Showcase your business at the Visitor Information Hub this October and November.

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One Very Bright Milliner!

August 8th, 2019 — News

We are delighted to celebrate Marea Bright's recent 50-plus years Lord Mayor's Commendation!

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M/FW Retail Activation

August 7th, 2019 — News

One of M/FW’s main objectives is to support and drive visitation and economic impact to retailers in the City of Melbourne.The M/FW Retail Activation aims to encourage M/FW consumers to visit City of Melbourne stores. Here's how you can g...

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Take a self-guided journey of Flinders Quarter's past, present and future through a convergence of art, augmented reality (AR) and storytelling.

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Lord Mayor's Commendations 2019

July 2nd, 2019 — News

The Lord Mayor's Commendations acknowledge and celebrate the long-term commitment of independent small business proprietors in the City of Melbourne. We congratulate City Precinct members Sally Mackinnon along with Hilda and John Simonds...

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Kinfolk is in its 10th year of making social impact in Melbourne and beyond. At the Melbourne Business Network’s Business 3000+ Awards ceremony, Kinfolk was presented the Business 3000+ Award for Social Enterprise and, also took the top p...

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Alipay Melbourne City Card

June 28th, 2019 — News

Alipay is a super lifestyle app for Chinese Tourists, Residents and Students with over 1 billion active users. The Alipay City Card is an interactive map hosted within the app that introduces Chinese tourists to sights and activities in hots...

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These What's On Melbourne marketing channels will help you reach even more Melburnians! Some great, simple tips from the City of Melbourne.

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This month we are pleased to introduce you to one of our newest members, the friendly and feel good Kinfolk.

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