Purposes of Footscray Historical Society

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Footscray Historical Society’s original office bearers, 1968

Footscray Historical Society Inc.

The purposes of the association are— to advance culture by:

  • recording and cataloguing the history of the Footscray district
  • collecting, preserving, and exhibiting items of historical significance to the Footscray district for the benefit of the community
  • advocating for the conservation, restoration and maintenance of buildings and sites of historical significance to the Footscray district for the benefit of the community
  • fostering public awareness of, and interest in, the history of the Footscray district.

L to R:

Royce Pepin (Administrator)

Ian Secomb (Treasurer)

Frank McCarthy (President)

E.J. Smith (Vice President).