+ Guidelines for Take-away

  • Enable physical distancing of 1.5m to reduce in-person contact for both staff and customers
  • Ensure four square meters per person in your premise
  • Limit the time customers are in your premise, if at all
  • Purchase supplies to help limit infection, for example alcohol sanitisers and soap
  • Increase routine environmental cleaning
  • Open windows, enhance airflow, adjust air conditioning
  • Ensure the highest hygiene practices among food handlers
  • Sick employees to stay home
  • Keep staff informed of the actions you are taking

+ Partner with DELIVR (Local food & beverage delivery) 

A collective have been working on the most efficient and effective way to help lower the cost of your deliveries when using third party websites/apps. Alex from delivr.com.au which is a locally owned and operated food and beverage pick up and delivery platform has been incredible in showing his support to local businesses, and offers a much more affordable rate than other platforms. 

Delivr is offering the following:

  • 18% On Deliveries
  • 0% on Takeaways (this is a new initiative by Alex to support business, and will be kept at this rate for the foreseeable future)
  • 24/7 Ballarat Based Support
  • When you spend your money on Delivr, that money stays in Ballarat. 
  • Drivers are paid more per delivery than other platforms 
  • Average order value of $49
  • No Joining Fee
  • We are a full service platforms for locals, by locals
  • If you're not currently on delivr.com.au, but would like to be, we are working to help get as many of you online as quickly as possible. Attached is a template for you to fill out with your menu items, you can adjust the category headings as needed to suit your business.
    The only other thing we require to get you up and running is an android tablet, or mobile phone. There are current supply issues with these so we are putting out a request to locals who may have an old one no longer being used.
    When you send your template back, please let us know whether you have access to an android tablet or mobile.
    Templates can be sent to info@commerceballarat.com.au

+ Updates to VCGLR temporary limited licenses


+ Restaurant & Catering Industry Association Coronavirus Hub


+ Hospo Owners Victoria & beyond Support Group