July 8, 2020
Elsternwick Village: We’re open for business
Elsternwick Village is still open for business, with just a few changes.
Local businesses in Elsternwick Village have played a critical part in our daily lives, whether it’s for your weekly shop, catching up with friends or spending time on your health and wellbeing.
However, these traders need your support now more than ever.
The benefits of shopping local
Local traders in Elsternwick Village have truly felt the economic impact of COVID-19, and need the support of their customers to manage through the pandemic.
The best way to back local businesses and protect the spirit of Elsternwick’s community is to shop local.
While COVID-19 has affected local traders in different ways, some businesses have been able to continue serving customers in a safe and responsible manner.
There are plenty of ways to continue shopping in Elsternwick Village, with takeaway, pick-up, home delivery, and streaming services options available throughout the shopping precinct.
New trading conditions
The Victorian state government has reinstated Stage 3 lockdown restrictions for metropolitan Melbourne. This includes ‘Stay at Home’ orders, hygiene measures, record keeping, as well as density and physical distancing requirements.
From 11:59pm on Wednesday, July 8:
- Restaurants, cafes and pubs will return to offering takeaway and delivery services only. Food courts will close.
- Beauty and personal care services will close, apart from hairdressers.
- Sporting facilities, including indoor recreation centres and gyms, will close.
- Entertainment and community venues, including cinemas, libraries, galleries, theatres and gaming venues, will close.
- Markets and shopping centres will remain open but are subject to density quotient. Shoppers are only permitted to visit for necessary goods and services.
- Other retail stores can remain open but will be subject to density quotient. Shoppers can only visit these stores for necessary goods and services.
These measures will continue for a period of six weeks.
Many businesses in Elsternwick Village already have alternative services in place to accommodate customers during lockdown restrictions. This includes takeaway, pick-up, and home delivery options. Also keep in mind that some businesses may be open under altered trading hours.
Check our shop directory for updates to trading conditions for individual traders.
Discover offers and specials
Local businesses in Elsternwick Village regularly provide special promotions and offers for shoppers. Check out our latest promotions here.
Now more than ever, businesses in Elsternwick Village rely on your support. Thank you for everything you have already done to help our vibrant shopping precinct.
Whenever you can, be sure to shop local and shop in Elsternwick Village.