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Council offers incentives to get people back to work in Melbourne

Melbourne employees are being encouraged to return to the CBD with a range of incentives after more than a year of working from home amid the pandemic. 

The City of Melbourne council have offered workers free $50 Myki vouchers, doughnuts, cocktails and cheaper parking as part of its ‘FOMO Fridays’ incentive.

Workers can access the promotion every Friday from May 14 through to June 4.  

The deals include King & Godfree hampers in Carlton, doughnuts from Bourke Street Mall and cocktails in Chinatown.    

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Every Friday from the 14 May until 4 June between 4-9pm, workers can visit Myer’s Express Yourself mani bar at The Strand for a free ‘glow ups’ and champagne. 

Part of the campaign also gives customers 25 per cent off parking in the city when pre-booked through the Wilson Parking app. 

Wittner shoes and Mouche jewellery are offering 20 per cent off, while movie passes can be won at the District Docklands.

The council has teamed up with the Victorian Government for the $100m Melbourne City Recovery Fund.

‘Trackies and Zoom meetings will be unofficially banned as FOMO Fridays gives all workers another reason to return to their city workplaces and end the work week on a high,’ Lord Mayor Sally Capp said.

‘FOMO Fridays is a great way to reward city workers returning and provide a major boost to retail and hospitality businesses across the City of Melbourne.

‘Every extra person in the city is a chance for local businesses to get another dollar in the till.’ 

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