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Business Costs Assistance Program Round Two

Applications are now open for the Business Costs Assistance Program Round Two:
This program will assist small to medium-sized businesses, including employing and non-employing businesses, in eligible sectors impacted by the restrictions announced on 27 May 2021 and extended beyond 3 June 2021. This includes restaurants, event suppliers, accommodation providers, non-essential retailers, and other impacted sectors.

Licensed Hospitality Venue Fund 2021:
This fund supports venues registered to serve food and alcohol, including bars, restaurants, pubs, clubs, hotels, cafés, and reception centres impacted by the recent restrictions in Victoria.
Eligible liquor licensees will receive an invitation from Business Victoria to apply and can receive a grant of either $3500 or $7000.

Events support program:
The Events Support Package helps the event industry, including large event operators and suppliers, event promoters, producers and other businesses that deliver live performance events that have had events and work cancelled due to the recent restrictions in Victoria.

Free Flu Shot for Kensington Business Association Members

Time to vaccinate against the flu!

Newton’s Pharmacy flu vaccination program is on; it’s time for you to book in for your flu shot.

They would like to support all employees and members who are part of Kensington Business Association.

Please mention you are a member of the Kensington Business Association upon booking to receive your free vaccination. 

Contact Newton’s Pharmacy
on 9376 2022 or visit at 477 Macaulay Road to book a flu vaccination.

Business Hours
9-6PM (MON-FRI),
9-1PM SAT, 10-12PM SUN.

Discover Kensington

Kensington is an area with distinct character, with a quirky mix of buildings, pretty elm lined streets and a village style shopping strip it has an old world meets new world feel. The area is known for the diversity of its architecture, including Victorian terraces, cottages, warehouse apartments and new structures.

Located only 4km north – west from Melbourne’s CBD the area features vibrant cafes, eclectic gift stores, a multitude of professional services, small grocers, and a bustling food scene. The traders of Kensington take great pride in their products, from the beautiful fresh produce, scent of home-made soup bubbling away, to the meticulously styled display windows, visiting Kensington is a delight for the senses. 

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