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Main Street is not a very common term that is used in Australia. A main street is the primary retail street of a: business precinct town centre business activity centre shopping precinct shopping strip or shopping village in your local community. You probably know or refer to your local main street as: The shops “… […]

What is a main street?

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What is a main street?

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Main Street is not a very common term that is used in Australia. A main street is the primary retail street of a: business precinct town centre business activity centre shopping precinct shopping strip or shopping village in your local community. You probably know or refer to your local main street as: The shops “… […]

What is a main street?

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Rania Fayad is the CEO of Melbourne based business consultancy Yellow Round Table. Yellow Round Table is the best place for incorporated business associations to learn how to maximise their impact with marketing, governance & advocacy.

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Ever thought about starting an incorporated business association? Just like how most identify a gap in the market and launch a business, the same could be said regarding why incorporated business associations are established. There is a gap in a local shopping precinct. Maybe the gap is related to lack of investment, time, beautification works, […]

Benefits of starting an incorporated business association

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If you’re like most business association committees that allocate marketing budgets to seasonal events, then you’re always looking for a better way to launch your Christmas campaign on 1 December. But it seems like you always experience the same delays when it comes to getting permission or business permits from your Local Council to install […]

How to plan and install Christmas decorations in your shopping precinct in 3 easy steps

Main Streets

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At Yellow Round Table, our mission is to help Australian businesses do good business. by building strong foundations that cut the red tape! Our zone of genius? The business permits your business needs to start, scale, and survive. But before we dive in, now is a good time for you to grab a drink. When […]

Business permits and why no two businesses are the same.

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It’s just after midnight, you’re in bed thinking about your business and start searching: planning permits for my business Melbourne/Victoria. You go on some wild search ‘do I need a planning permit?’ and nothing you find is really helping you. The language is just… bleh. The business permit side of business is very much like […]

Does my business need a planning permit?

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Ever wondered why some main streets, town centres, shopping villages and precincts look better than others?

Listen to my Mainstreet Australia Conference presentation to find out.

HOW TO ESTABLISH A MARKETING AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FUND IN YOUR MAIN STREET

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As a consultant, I empower volunteer-led committees and business associations to make a meaningful impact in their local communities, navigate statutory reporting obligations, and achieve their goals.

With over 19+ years of experience in various industries, I am a go-to authority on business permits, main street regulations, and marketing for local/state government, business associations, and peak industry bodies.

Yellow Round Table, launched in May 2022, and I was honored to share my expertise on how to establish a main street marketing and business development fund at the Mainstreet Australia Conference in August 2022.

an award winning innovator and specialist in Australian main streets.

I'm Rania.

Yellow Round Table is  proud to be a strategic partner at the round table of incorporated associations operating as a traders association, business association, community group or sporting club and home, commercial and mobile based businesses in Victoria.

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