Contact Us
Newport Traders Association
PO Box 1003 Newport 3015
Victoria Australia

Phone: +61 ???

E-mail: newportraders@gmail.com

President: Tom Bulic

Secretary:

Treasurer:

  • Information on local traders, events and general information about Newport and surrounds
    NEWPORT TRADERS ASSOCIATION
  • Membership of NTA is for the financial year 1/7 -30/6 as per NTA Association adopted rules.
    Membership is $60.00 per annum.
    Promotional planning is underway and to have your business or service acknowledged you need to become a MEMBER!
    We are mapping our area with attractions, services, transport plus location of NTA Members businesses. This is soon to be published and WE WANT YOU TO BENEFIT!
    As of 1 May 2017 only 14 businesses are paid up members. DON'T be the one business not on the MAP.
    The NTA website is a member only promotional tool that provides links to your business.

  • Information on local traders, events and general information about Newport and surrounds
    NEWPORT TRADERS ASSOCIATION

About Us

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The Newport Traders Association represents the retail traders and businesses of Newport village. We are a vibrant, enthusiastic volunteer association striving to improve the current business environment for our village whilst also attracting further business to the area so that we ALL benefit. We add value to the community, enable the member base to resolve issues, allocate resources and promote the idea of ‘shop local’.

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Things to see around Newport

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Newport Lakes

Newport Lakes is a bushland oasis created from a former blustone quarry and rubbish tip site in the middle of Newport. The park is 33 hectares in size and is a great place for a picnic with family and friends, for a leisurely walk or just to relax in a tranquil bushland setting. The lakes area of the park has been extensively revegetated using native plants, with over 200 species of plants and 85 species of birds recorded here.

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The Substation

After a 15 year restoration process led by a small band of committed volunteers, The Substation opened in 2008 as Melbourne’s newest community-based, contemporary arts venue. It aspires to be one of Melbourne’s leading presenters of the Arts across all art forms, and boasts a 250 seat, flexible performance space, creative development studio, visual arts workshops & studio spaces, as well as the western suburbs’ most extensive gallery space.

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Australian Railway Historical Society

Steamrail Victoria is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the restoration and operation of vintage steam, diesel and electric locomotives and carriages. The Steamrail carriage fleet comprises some thirty cars including sitting, sleeping and specialist vehicles. These vehicles date back to the early 20th century and feature comfortable seating, varnished wood panelling and opening windows. Trains have a kiosk car and most include a licensed bar.

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Strings West

Strings West is for young people who want to have fun with music, meet other people and reach their musical goals. An initiative of western string teachers Sarah Busuttil (violin) and Laura Sheridan (cello), Strings West provides children with the opportunity to learn, perform and excel in music through participation in ensembles and music craft. Strings West is an independent group, auspiced by the Newport Fiddle and Folk Club.

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Steamrail Victoria

Steamrail Victoria is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the restoration and operation of vintage steam, diesel and electric locomotives and carriages. The Steamrail carriage fleet comprises some thirty cars including sitting, sleeping and specialist vehicles. These vehicles date back to the early 20th century and feature comfortable seating, varnished wood panelling and opening windows. Trains have a kiosk car and most include a licensed bar.

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Scienceworks

Scienceworks makes learning about science and technology a fun, interactive adventure.Hands-on participation is positively encouraged and visitors can take part in live demonstrations, shows, guided tours and special activities. There is also a programme of changing exhibitions. Scienceworks is a great place to challenge curious minds and keep active bodies busy.

What's On

Coming events in and around Newport.

Newport Folk Festival 2017

Friday, 30 June 2017 to Sunday, 02 July 2017 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

A weekend of music and entertainment - immerse yourself in this wonderfully diverse community festival that will remind you just how good life can be. Across multiple locations in the Market Street precinct, Newport Folk Festival showcases the best of local and national music talent for your listening pleasure. Featuring a host of local musicians and bands, friends of Newport Fiddle and Folk club, a tribute to Woodie Guthrie (famous at that other Newport Folk Festival), the very special 'Folk To Classical' concert and more than a few great performers who have been hand-picked from far and wide to be part of the festival.

Newport Youth Film Festival

Friday, 30 June 2017 7:00 PM

Come and enjoy films created by young people aged 12 to 25. he films will be broken into two categories, 12 - 17 and 18 - 25. The films will be judged on the night by a panel of judges with winners receiving some fabulous prizes. This year, NYFF will be held at the newly renovated Newport Community Hub. It’s an inviting atmosphere, where we will be nestled in with the books. NYFF will be held in the Mechanics Hall section of the Newport Community Hub. Doors open at 7pm for a 7:30pm start. Entry: $8 Adult, $5 Concession.

Communtiy Planting Day

Sunday, 09 July 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Newport Lakes is a bushland Oasis, but it would not look as good as it does without the help from the local community. In July we are celebrating all things environmental and having a planting day at Newport Lakes. Bring the family down and be ready to get your hands dirty. We will bring the plants, tools and refreshments - all you need to do is bring yourself and a willingness to help out your local environment.