Flower Market Circular – Edition 23

At the Market


Family Day - newsletterRoll up, roll up- Market Family Day promises fun for all the family

Bring along your family, enjoy a fun day out and show them our great new facility. Open to all market participants and their families, this event promises to be a great day out with a range of free activities for young and old, between 11.00 am and 1.30 pm.

Minister for Agriculture, The Hon. Jaala Pulford MLC will be officially opening the Family Day at 11.45 am.

Registrations are essential. Register by Friday 23 October by calling the MMA on 9258 6100 or email info@melbournemarket.com.au


Emergency Management at the Melbourne Market

To assist in creating a safe working environment, the MMA is offering a free training session on the emergency management procedures at the Melbourne Market.  The course will provide information on:

  • location of emergency assembly areas
  • warden structures and cover some basic responsibilities
  • raising the alarm of an emergency
  • evacuating safely in the event of a fire or hazardous materials emergency
  • the type of fire equipment.

This session is open to all and light refreshments will be provided.

Register your interest by emailing the names of the attendees to workrequest@melbournemarket.com.au


When: Thursday 29 October

Where: Melbourne Market Conference Room, Ground Floor, Administration Building Time: 9.00 am – 10.30 am

For queries please contact the Help Desk on 0437 006 459. Registration is essential. Call the MMA on 9258 6100 or email info@melbournemarket.com.au to register.


Industry News 


Flower imageSpring Racing Carnival point of sale for florists available now

We hope flower buyers enjoyed the opportunity to attend free express flower crown workshops held in the Flower Market to help get the most out of this Spring Racing Carnival. Thank you to Flowers Victoria for partnering with us on this fantastic initiative. Florists can now download FREE Spring Racing Carnival point of sale from www.poweroftheflower.com.au

Tips on flower fashion 

Stylish Wear a flower or a cluster of flowers on the lapel.
Chic Colour co-ordinate with your outfit.
Daring Decorate your hat, wear a wrist corsage or pick up on a new floral design to add a dramatic but natural touch to any outfit.
Simply Stunning Fresh floral fascinators.
A Fun Touch Decorate your picnic basket with flowers of the day.
Party Magic Give all your guests a fresh flower buttonhole as they arrive, it’s a great ice-breaker, sets the tone and makes everyone feel very special.
Evening Time Perfect for a perfumed bloom or exotic orchid in your hair.
Set the Stage Theme your dinner party or luncheon with fresh flowers.


Key dates


Thursday 22 October 5.30 am – 10.00 am  

MMA staff answer parking allocation queries and take payments for parking in Store 78 across from the Customer Service Centre on the Fruit and Veg Buyers’ Walk.

Sunday 25 October

Melbourne Market Family Day between 11.00 am and 1.30 pm.

Thursday 29 October

The MMA is offering a free training session on the emergency management procedures at the Melbourne Market. 9.00 am – 10.30 am Ground Floor Conference Room, Administration Building.

30 October

Conclusion of free Wi-Fi at Epping.

For all enquiries call 03 9258 6100

7AM - 3PM, MON - FRI