Flower Market Circular – 26 October 2022

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In this edition of the Flower Market Circular:

– Join the Melbourne Market team for Movember!
– Funding available for the single-use plastic ban
– Upcoming Public Holiday

Market News
Men’s Health Awareness Month –  Join the Melbourne Market Movember team! 
Grow a Mo with the Melbourne Market team this Movember!

Whether it’s patchy, lopsided, itchy or epic – whatever Mo you grow this Movember, your face will raise funds and awareness for men’s health!

Since 2003, Movember has funded more than 1,250 men’s health projects worldwide, including mental health and suicide prevention, prostate cancer and testicular cancer.

To get involved, join our team here and start growing a glorious Mo and raising funds for all the dads, brothers, sons and mates in our lives. For those who can’t or don’t want to grow a moustache, there are many ways you can get involved to raise funds for a worthy cause.

Join the Melbourne Market Movember team!

Funding available for Victoria’s single-use plastic ban
The Victorian Government’s single-use plastic ban regulations will come into effect from 1 February 2023. The ban does not apply to plastic and polystyrene packaging used to transport and store fresh produce.

To adjust to the single-use plastics ban for businesses, Sustainability Victoria provides funding between $15,000 to $50,000 to eligible businesses through the Circular Economy Reuse Pilots Fund to help you comply with the upcoming single-use plastics ban.

Funding applications are open until October 31 2022.
Apply for the Circular Economy Reuse Pilots Fund here

If your parking permit only allows access on Tuesday, and you would like to come to the market on an alternative adjacent day, you will not be charged for parking; however, your regular parking bay may not be available, so please speak to a Market Relations Officer on arrival for parking instructions.

A guide to Spring Racing Carnival flowers

In the first week of November, Flemington racetrack is the place to go for fashion, glamour and fun. The Spring Carnival has a long history, with lots of tradition, which includes flowers

The yellow rose of Melbourne Cup is undoubtedly the best known, but 10 race days of the Spring Racing Carnival each has an official signature flower.

Click here to find out more.

Melbourne Market Job Board

Do you have a vacancy to fill in your business?
Email submissions@melbournemarket.com.au for the position to be placed on our online job board.
Looking for a new role? Check out the online job board via the button below. View full online job board

Victoria Whitelaw Beautiful Flowers – Senior Flower Stylists
South Yarra’s leading wedding, event and retail florist, Victoria Whitelaw Beautiful Flowers, is seeking experienced and enthusiastic senior flower stylists based at our flagship Toorak Road store. We have both casual and permanent positions available working in our high-end retail store and on corporate, wedding and event floral styling.

The ideal applicant will:

Be an experienced and creative flower stylist with a passion for flowers, an eye for detail, and who takes pride in their work.
Be motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking and not afraid to muck in with the team and get the job done.
Have excellent customer service skills.
Be available to work both weekdays and weekends as well as afterhours on occasion.
Be immaculately presented.

Please note, we are seeking flower stylists with a minimum of 2 years of employed floristry experience. Those who are not florists need not apply.
Please email your resume and cover letter to flowers@victoriawhitelaw.com.au

Ask the MMA
If you’ve got a question for the MMA email it to: submissions@melbournemarket.com.au.

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