This Week in the Market edition 136 – 20 June 2017

In today’s This Week in the Market, Tattslotto available at the Market, collect a free Elgas beanie, a reminder about Emergency Management training and don’t forget to register your children to visit the Market.

Market News

Save at the North LPG station

LPG for your forklift at the North LPG station as it will always be cheaper than outside the Market.

Located next to Gate 2, the North LPG station offers 24/7 access to LPG. It works by using a unique swipe tag – known as a fob – to record your fuel consumption, which is then added to your next quarterly invoice from the MMA.Sign up in 3 easy steps:

  1. Download the MMA LPG form.
  2. Complete the form and return it to the MMA.
  3. You will be issued with your fob within two business days.

Elgas is giving away FREE beanies which are perfect for winter and available for collection at the Customer Service Centre to any North LPG station customer.

Head in and collect yours today but hurry as stocks are limited.

Tattslotto at the Market

Tattslotto is now available at the Melbourne Market.

Market Express Convenience Store offers instant $1 to $20 scratch-its and your favourite lottery games, plus QuickPicks, Syndicates, Powerball and Oz Lotto.

$10 million is on offer in tonight’s Oz Lotto so head into Market Express Convenience Store – located at Store 78B in the Buyers’ Walk from 12am to 8am – and buy an entry today!

Emergency Management training

A reminder Emergency Management training will take place on Thursday 29 June and all Market users are invited to attend.

The course will provide information on:

  • location of emergency assembly areas
  • warden structures and covering 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 available


When: Thursday 29 June
Where: MMA Conference Centre, Ground Floor, MMA Administration Building
Time: 8.00am – 9.30am

For more information contact the Help Desk on 03 9258 6149.

Children in the Market

Don’t forget to register your children to visit the Market during the Term Two school holidays on Tuesday, 4 July and Wednesday, 5 July.

Registrations will close on Monday, 3 July and are limited to the first 100 registered children.

Download the registration form here and read the accompanying information carefully, ensuring your business nominee has signed it before returning it to the MMA as soon as possible.

Contact the MMA on 9258 6100 for more information.

Industry News

Find out your options regarding export

A new guide has been developed by Australian Horticultural Export Association, Austrade and Horticulture Innovation Australia to demonstrate the options available to growers wishing to commence exporting their fresh produce.

This document was designed to provide a basis for discussions around export, and to facilitate the formation of appropriate supply chain partnerships to enable the commencement of trade.

For more information and to access the document, click here.

Free webinar for new Country of Origin Labelling laws

Don’t forget to register your interest in the free webinar for new Country of Origin Labelling laws this Thursday 22 June at 6.30pm AEST.The webinar will address the following questions:

  • Who needs to make a country of origin claim?
  • What do ‘grown’, ‘produced’, ‘made’ and ‘packed’ mean?
  • When can I make a ‘made in’ claim?
  • How do I calculate the percentage of Australian content in my products?
  • How will the new requirements be enforced?
This webinar is important for all greengrocers and wholesalers.
Click here for more information and to register your interest.

Key Dates

Country of Origin Labelling laws webinar

  • Thursday 22 June 2017

Emergency Management training

  • Thursday 29 June 2017

Children in the Market

  • Tuesday 4 July 2017
  • Wednesday 5 July 2017

Ask the MMA

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For all enquiries call 03 9258 6100

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