Joining Mainstreet is a smart investment that will benefit you, your organisation and most importantly your retail strip. Mainstreet Australia is a not for profit body run entirely for the benefit of members and membership fees help fund initiatives to benefit you. Additional funding is provided from advertising, sponsorship and government to assist in delivering initiatives to members. Members include traders groups, chambers of commerce, centre managers, public and private professional service providers, commercial landlords, local government and individual businesses. Networking, information exchange, professional development, regular newsletters, conferences are examples of the activities managed and facilitated to support retail centres. Mainstreet Australia membership opens up a world of contacts, professional advice and support to help achieve your retail goals. Mainstreet also advocates at a State, Territory and National level to ensure retail strips are heard in key policy debates and works to attract funding from Government at all levels. The real benefit is being part of a community that shares the common goal of seeing traditional retail strips continue to prosper.