This Week in the Market edition 169 – 6 March 2018

Market News

Labour Day public holiday – Market closed

The Fruit and Vegetable market will be closed on Monday 12 March for the Labour Day public holiday.

The following trading hours will apply for the Fruit and Vegetable Market:

  • Tuesday 13 March: 3:30am to 7:30am. (one hour earlier)

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 (for example your parking permit is for a Monday and you would like to access the Market on Tuesday 13 March), 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.

Warehouse access remains unchanged. Access for warehouse tenants is 24 hours 7 days a week

Building 7 – Small format warehousing

The indicative rent for warehouses in the proposed Building 7 are now available following a redesign of the building to make it more affordable.

Check out the new plans and the indicative rent here.

Small warehouses of 55sqm designed for providores and greengrocers have direct access for light commercial vehicles. Otherwise tenancies are in multiples of 300sqm.

Like to know more? Contact Matt Elliott on 0448 908 821 or

Create a base at the Melbourne Market

A prime open plan office space is now available on the ground floor of the Administration Building at the Melbourne Market.  Located at the front of the Market with direct access to the visitors car park, this location allows for an ideal office position to see your clients.

This 26sqm office space is available from $710 per month (ex GST, outgoings and parking).

Call 9258 6100 for more details or to arrange an inspection.

In the News

Flavorite: A multimillion dollar tomato-growing business.

The Weekly Times, 28 February 2018
When it comes to tomato growing, Flavorite is a glass act.

Through a tried-and-true approach to farming, focusing on sophistication and innovation, the family-run operation at Warragul in Victoria’s West Gippsland region has positioned itself at the forefront of the horticulture industry…

Read article in full.

Bumper pear harvest predicted at Goulburn Valley orchard.

The Weekly Times, 1 March 2018
TO THE delight of Goulburn Valley orchardist Vic Scali, his family’s 30,000 pear trees are positively dripping with healthy fruit.

Picking will start this week at Scali Orchards in Shepparton East, and Mr Scali is expecting a bumper crop, perhaps up as much as 30 per cent on last year’s yields…

Read the article in full.

Industry News

Jobactive forum postponed

The jobactive forum due to be held on 7  March 2018 has been postponed.

New dates and information will be provided in the coming months.

In the meantime, if you’d like to know more about how you can access staff for your business plus find out about wage subsidies of up to $10,000 contact:

Su-Lin Kwa
Employer Liaison Officer
Australian Government Department of Jobs and Small Business
Tel: 03 9954 2925

Key Dates

Labour Day public holiday – Market Closed

  • 12 March

Melbourne Market Charity Golf Day

  • 16 March

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