Below are some frequently asked questions (FAQs).
If you can’t see your answer here, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
The Footscray Traders Association has a mandate to represent and promote businesses in Footscray, 3011.
However we welcome membership from anyone based in the 3011 postcode (yes that means you Seddonites) and suburbs with Footscray in the name, such as West Footscray. Note that other areas may have their own Trader Associations.
Yes, Footscray Traders Association Membership is usually tax deductible but please discuss with your accountant first.
The Footscray Traders Association also welcomes applications by Supporting or Sponsor Partners; that is individuals or organisations who are not necessarily Footscray Traders but wish to support the Association with financial, material or in-kind support.
Supporting Partners can be recognised by way of co-branding opportunities as well as invitations to attend Footscray Trader events.
While all Members receive equal representation by the Footscray Traders Association, a tiered fee structure enables the Association to keep fees low, ensuring accessibility for all, whilst encouraging those who can pay more to do so.
Red Member: $60 p/a
White Member: $120 p/a
Blue Member: $500 p/a
All Members are provided with a Footscray Traders logo which can be used on their own promotional material and a Footscray Traders display sticker.
All Members are listed on the footscraytraders.com.au website with a brief description of their business and an image or logo as supplied or available.
White and Blue Members additionally receive a more detailed Trader or Business profile which appears on a “Feature Profiles” page on the footscraytraders.com.au website and is posted to the Footscray Traders Facebook Page and via other social media channels.
Blue Members additionally have the option to have their business logo placed in the Footscray Traders website footer together with Supporting Partners.
The Footscray Traders Association gives a public voice and acts to protect the well- being of the Footscray business community as a whole. A stronger Footscray helps everybody.
Networking opportunities will be offered to give Members an invaluable chance to connect, create relationships and strengthen ties.
Becoming a member will give timely access to local news or developments, including Council decision making.
Any paid Member may apply to be on the Committee and elections are held annually.