This Week in the Market – 4 June 2024

In this week’s Market News:

– The A better choice! retailer whose picture was in the Herald Sun
– Stay MarketSafe: drug and alcohol testing is random and ongoing
– Melbourne Market community on ABC Landline
– Market Closure: King’s Birthday Public Holiday

Market News

Drug and alcohol testing at the Melbourne Market

When someone is affected by drugs and/or alcohol, it can be detrimental to their fitness for work and be a contributing factor in workplace incidents and injuries.

As a drug and alcohol-free site, Melbourne Market regularly conducts random drug and alcohol testing. Due to the random nature of the testing, some Market users may have been tested multiple times, while others may not have been tested. Everyone should expect to be tested at some point.

When Market users follow instructions and receive a negative test result, the whole process from start to finish takes just 8 minutes to complete, having minimal impact on your morning.

If you are randomly selected for a test, please be respectful to the Market Relations team assisting in the process and follow the tester’s instructions.

We all have a duty of care to provide a safe working environment for ourselves and all market users. Thank you for your continued understanding of this vital safety issue.

If you have any questions, please visit the Rules and Safety page on the Melbourne Market website linked here, or speak to a member of the operations team.

Thanks for buckling up

Seatbelts continue to be a focus for the safety of all market users.

Thank you to everyone who is doing their part. Please encourage your peers to do the same.

My MMA Portal Tip: how to change parking

If you’d like to create a My MMA Portal account, please contact Carly on 0429 700 276 (Mon – Fri 5.30am to 1.30pm).

Market Closure: King’s Birthday Public Holiday Monday 10 June

Please note that the Market will be closed on Monday 10 June for the King’s Birthday Public Holiday.

If your parking permit only allows access on a Monday, 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 keep in mind that your regular parking bay may not be available. Please see an Market Relations Officer on arrival for instruction.

Biviano & Sons’ picture was in the Herald Sun on Saturday to promote the A Better Choice! Retailer of the Year competition. Voting closes this Sunday 9 June. Best of luck to all the Victorian retailers involved.

Industry News

Australia’s apple industry releases new offerings after 20 years of work to keep up with berry, citrus rivals

The Victorian facilities of Red Rich Fruits and Montague Fresh were featured in an ABC Landline story about the development of new apple brands in Australia.

Keep an eye out for Montague’s Kissabel and Red Rich Fruit’s Cosmic Crisp apples in the market.

Click here to read more, or here to watch the episode on ABC iview.

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