Flower Market Circular edition 59 – 13 April 2017

In today’s Flower Market Circular, electrical equipment testing and tagging, Anzac Day public holiday trading hours announced, a reminder about Easter trading hours this week and sign up for direct debits.

Market News

Electrical equipment tagging

With the changing weather upon us, it’s a timely reminder that all electrical equipment brought to the Market – such as heaters – must be tested and tagged by a registered electrical testing company.

All Market users have a responsibility for their own safety and the safety of others, and to comply with Market Operating Rules and the Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) plan.

Electrical safety is a key safety priority within the common and trading areas of the Market.

The following rules aim to minimise the risks associated with electrical hazards including the risks of fires and electrocution:

  • Access to electrical switchboards is to be kept clear at all times
  • All electrical work is to be undertaken by a qualified electrician
  • Double adaptors must not be used – use portable power boards that have individual switches on each outlet.
  • Cords and leads are not to be run across floors, doorways, walkways, aisles or anywhere else they could be tripped or ran over.

If there’s any power loss to outlets due to faulty equipment, the user may be back charged.

Anzac Day public holiday

Please note the Image result for anzac day imagetrading hours for the Anzac Day public holiday.

Flower Market
Anzac Day, 25 April – CLOSED
Wednesday, 26 April – 3:30am to 7:00am (normal trading hours)

If your parking permit only allows access on a day where a public holiday falls and you would like to come to the Market on an alternative adjacent day, you will not be charged for parking and can enter the Market. However, please note your regular bay may not be available. Please seek instruction from a Market Relations Officer on arrival.

Fruit and Vegetable Market
Anzac Day, 25 April – CLOSED
Wednesday, 26 April – 3:30am to 7.30am (one hour earlier than usual)

Warehousing access on Anzac Day

Warehouse access remains unchanged on Anzac Day. The Anzac Day trading hours only apply to the trading floor. Access for warehouse tenants is 24 hours 7 days a week.

Stay up to date with your payments

Don’t miss an invoice payment again – sign up with our direct debit service for all Market related fees such as access card renewals and parking.

Simply download the direct debit authority form from the Melbourne Market website to elect to have the total balance of your monthly market related fees transferred over to direct debit.

Note: Lease and license fees are not eligible for direct debit and must be paid quarterly in advance via EFT as per the terms of lease and license agreements. 

Easter trading hours this week

A reminder the Market will be closed this Friday, 14 April for Good Friday and Monday, 17 April for Easter Monday.

Refer to the Melbourne Market website for full details regarding Easter trading hours.

Update your details

Have you changed address recently? If you haven’t received a letter from the MMA in the past month, your account details could be out of date.

To update your account details contact the Customer Service Centre on 9258 6123 or customerservice@melbournemarket.com.au

Key Dates


  • Good Friday, 14 April 2017
  • Easter Monday, 17 April 2017

Anzac Day

  • 25 April 2017

Access card common expiry

  • 30 April 2017

Ask the MMA

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

For all enquiries call 03 9258 6100

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