New business support program for retail precincts

The City of Stonnington is preparing to launch a number of new Special Rate Schemes for our commercial precincts. If endorsed, it is proposed they will be implemented from 1 January 2024.

The first stage of implementing these Special Rate Schemes is an Expression of Interest (EOI) process. Through this process, we hope to identify entities that would like to manage the funds for the delivery of marketing, promotion and business development activities.

This Expression of Interest is now CLOSED.

Precinct boundaries for 2024-2028 Special Rate Schemes

There are six designated precincts within the City of Stonnington that an entity may nominate to represent and be responsible for the expenditure of Special Rate Scheme funds. These precincts contain a minimum of 150 eligible commercial properties.

Precincts and related boundaries are depicted in the images below:

  • High Street - Armadale
  • Toorak Road - South Yarra
  • Chapel Street - South Yarra, Prahran & Windsor
  • Glenferrie Road - Malvern
  • Toorak Village - Toorak
  • Hawksburn Village - Toorak, South Yarra, Prahran.
  • Information for new (unincorporated) entities

    Successful entities will be required to become an Incorporated Association prior to managing a Special Rate Scheme fund.

    How do we become an Incorporated Association?

    What is a Special Rate?

    Other business support options...

    If your business is outside the designated precincts and you are interested in looking at business support options please contact Matt Comport on or 03 8290 1333.

    Submit your Expression of Interest

    The EOI process is now CLOSED.

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