The Essence Open for Business


The Essence of Our Merimbula is now officially open for business after a opening party on Monday night, and the first customers walking through the door on Tuesday morning the 1st of December. “It’s been a crazy 3 weeks since we got the keys to the shop” said Merimbula Chamber of Commerce President Nigel Ayling.

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Welcome Back !


Merimbula Chamber of Commerce and Merimbula Tourism welcomes back all of our guests to town. Even if it is your first time visiting, welcome! As you can imagine, 2020 has been a very difficult year for our town. Starting with the Bushfire Emergency in early January, that sent all of our visitors packing, then kept

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Empty shop windows to promote Tourism attractions


The Chamber of Commerce have been looking at ways to improve the look of the town, by covering some empty shop windows with some impressive images promoting our local attractions and businesses. Chamber President Nigel Ayling says “This could be a real win-win. Ideally this would suit attractions and businesses that have great visual services

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Streetscape Upgrades


We are pleased to advise that some of the work our Streetscape committee requested in our submission to Bega Valley Shire Council last year are beginning to taking place. The following works have commenced and should be completed by mid-November Palmer St Toilet upgrade including upgrade of some internal fixtures and fittings, plus render and

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Sea Change Expo – Merimbula


The Merimbula Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Seachange expo in April 2021. The expo will target people looking to relocate to regional areas to live, especially in the wake of the Coronavirus. In this article from ABC news, they ask the question could coronavirus have a silver lining for regional housing markets as

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