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.

World Migratory Bird Day

Saturday 13 May 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Some birds travel over 10,000km to get to their destination. We're asking you to go down the road...! Along with Newport Folk and Fiddle Club and Birdlife Australia, we're invite you to come down and be involved in a great day of FREE, family-friendly activities to learn more about our unique bird life.

Friends of Newport Lakes Planting Day

Sunday, 14 May 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join the Friends of Newport Lakes for the first planting day of 2017. This is a great chance to get the family outdoors and get your hands dirty. Volunteers are always welcome to come down and help out. Please come prepared for any kind of weather, and feel free to stick around for a cuppa afterwards.

Friends of Greenwich Bay Cigarette Butt Litter Reduction Activity

Sunday, 21 May 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

All are welcome to join Friends of Greenwich Bay and the Hobsons Bay Litter engagement team.
Hear an update on HBCC's Cigarette Butt Litter Reduction project 2015-2017, a state-funded project as part of Cleaner Yarra River and Port Phillip Bay Litter Hotspots project. The project involves education, enforcement and infrastructure elements across all Hobsons Bay City Council suburbs. Activities include the installation of new cigarette butt litter bins, footpath decals, and distribution of personal ashtrays. Also on the day help collect litter to provide data for a progress report in July as part of the project. Light refreshments will be provided.

The Substation presents The Cell by Brook Andrew

Friday, 26 May 2017 & Saturday, 10 June 2017 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Brook Andrew is one of Australia’s premiere contemporary artists, having exhibited internationally since 1996. His work examines Western history, specifically relating to colonialism, and places Australia at the centre of a global inquisition. This is the Melbourne premiere of major installation The Cell. Decorated in Wiradjuri patterns and inviting audience participation, The Cell is a jumping castle of sorts, that blurs the lines between sanctuary and detention. Commissioned by Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney, 2010. Free.