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Circuit Breaker restrictions to come into effect for 7 days

From 11.59 pm tonight (Thursday 27 May) Victoria will move to Circuit Breaker restrictions for 7 days.

Check out our ultimate guide to Merri-bek businesses and venues

Check out our ultimate guide to Merri-bek businesses and venues

Want to find the best coffee in Brunswick? Find out what music venues are in Coburg? How about sustainable businesses in Fawkner? Check out our brand new blog.

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COVID-19 update - Wednesday 24 March 2021

The acting Premier announced easing of restrictions to take affect from 6pm on Friday 26 March.

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Local Lockdowns Business Support Program

$5,000 Business Victoria grants are available to help businesses through temporary coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdowns.

Love Merri-bek Buy Local

Love Merri-bek, Buy Local

If you ‘Love Merri-bek, Buy Local’. We are sharing the voices of small business owners from Merri-bek to showcase how the purchasing decisions we all make in our daily lives shape the place we live and love.


Small Business Friendly Council

Support from the Victorian Small Business Commission (VSBC) to create a fair and competitive trading environment for Victorian small businesses.

Brunswick Business Incubator

420 Victoria Street Brunswick to be revamped

The prominent business space at 420 Victoria Street Brunswick will be revamped to include private studios, a new makerspace, workshop areas and a mix contemporary collaborative working spaces following confirmation of a new 20-year lease between Merri-bek City Council and Ethical Property Australia on 17 September 2020.

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2021 Northern Business Achievement Awards

The first Northern Business Achievement Awards Online Business Breakfast for 2021 took place on Thursday 4 March at an online event.