Who are we?
The High Street Armadale Business Association Inc. (HSABA) is an independent membership-based, not-for-profit, destination marketing incorporated association. We are an advocacy and marketing body that represents over 350 commercial properties and businesses in the iconic Melbourne suburb of Armadale.
The operations of the HSABA are run by HSABA officers and governed by a member-elected committee that volunteers it’s time to steer the direction of Australia’s most well-known lifestyle and fashion destination.
Representing: Wellbeing & Beauty
Business: Plant One On Me
Representing: General Retail
Dr Mychelle Whitewood
Business: Water Temple Flotation & Holistic Health
Representing: Health & Wellbeing
Lisa Barron OAM
Business: Lisa Barron
Business: Compendium Gallery
Representing: Galleries & Art
Marketing, Events, Engagement & Strategy
Administration & Accounts
Becoming a Member of the HSABA
Who exactly is eligible to opt in and be a HSABA member?
(1) The following categories of persons are eligible to be members of the Association:
(a) owners of property [in the special rate area].
(b) tenants or business operators [in the special rate area].
(2) The following categories of persons are eligible to apply to become an Associate Member of the Association:
(a) owners of property having a logical connection with the special rate area.
(b) businesses having a logical connection with the special rate area.
(c) any other persons or organisations where in the opinion of the Board, the membership of the person would further the purpose of the Association.
How is the HSABA funded?
Who determines how funds are spent?
The HSABA management committee determine how funds are spent. While the HSABA is independent of the City of Stonnington, the City of Stonnington oversee the activities of the HSABA and ensures that the distribution of funds is in line with the funding agreement.