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What's on City of Melbourne


Melbourne Retail and Hospitality Strategy

This new strategy brings together the two sectors for the first time and details our strategic approach to positioning Melbourne as a global destination of choice.

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If you are starting a new business or purchasing an existing food business, you must ensure that Food Act Registration has been obtained.

Hospitality toolkit

All the information you need when starting a new hospitality business in the City of Melbourne.

Royal Arcade

The Melbourne Retail and Hospitality Advisory Board will provide expert advice and guidance to the City of Melbourne during the period 2013-17.

What's On

If your retail outlet is in the City of Melbourne municipality, we'd love to have you listed on What's On, our site for everything to see and do in the city.

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No excuses

No excuses

The 'No Excuses' campaign aims to make patrons aware that licensees can refuse them entry or ask them to leave. Download the poster for your business.

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Table Talk newsletter

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Table Talk is our quarterly newsletter for hospitality and food businesses. Read the latest edition here or subscribe to the print version.

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Serving alcohol

Serving alcohol

If you are interested in obtaining the 'Responsible service of alcohol' certificate, please see the courses available through the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation.

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Green light, eat right

'Green light, Eat Right' graphic of green creature with wings and a halo

Green Light Eat Right is a nutrition program utilising a traffic light system to classify food menus and packaged items.

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