Small Businesses make up the heart of the innovative and colourful community that is Melbourne’s Chapel Street Precinct, spanning the famous suburbs of South Yarra, Windsor and Prahran.
The Chapel Street Precinct Association (CSPA) represents over 2,200 business in the most iconic area in Melbourne, and they are fighting to save every business during this economic downturn and hopes to assist in arming owners and operators with the necessary ammunition so they can bounce back from this unprecedented crisis and show the world how it’s done.
Our key objective is all about making sure we have as many businesses as possible make it through to the other side of this pandemic.
*Shot peak COVID, please excuse the video quality. Thanks Telstra.
Jason Cunningham, well regarded in the industry for his no-nonsense approach to businesses and media commentating, shared the below 12 tips to help the businesses of Australia’s largest retail, dining, lifestyle and entertainment precinct to not only continue weathering the storm, but thrive as restrictions are lifted.
Jason is famously known for being a regular on Channel 10’s The Living Room and Triple M’s Rush Hour, and was previously on SEN1116’s The Run Home for many years.
“Small Businesses are the lifeblood of the Australian economy, employing the best part of 50% of this country’s workforce and the economic impact of this pandemic has blindsided all of us,” said Jason Cunningham.
The City of Stonnington has implemented a range of initiatives and programs to support businesses through the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. Visit stonnington.vic.gov.au/
Bye-bye hairy legs and nasty nails … The world of lash extensions, hair removal, tattoos, tanning and plucking and plumping is back.
Rapid access COVID-19 testing is now available at Prahran Town Hall on Chapel Street. This means our community can be assessed by a health worker quickly & easily. You only need to visit the clinic if you meet the criteria. Drawing by @thatsnotfor.
In Victoria from 11:59 pm on Sun 21 June, the number of visitors you can have at home reduced to five. Restaurants, pubs, community halls, libraries & places of worship stayed at a max of 20 people in any space ’til 12 July. Businesses that opened on Mon 22 June, like those in our fitness sector, did so with a max of 20.
AFL Legend & Brownlow Medallist, Dane Swan, supports Chapel Street Precinct small businesses through COVID-19. Watch his daily videos that kept Melburnians updated on local offerings.