The Whittlesea Agricultural Society Inc. is an Australian registered charity and reports to the ACNC.
Incorporated Registration Number: A0002891R
Postal: PO Box 83, Whittlesea VIC 3757
Office: Administration Building, Gate 1 McPhees Rd Whittlesea VIC 3757
Telephone: 03 9716 2835
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9am until 3pm
Charity Size: Medium
Date established: 1858
Where the charity operates
Who the charity helps:
– Adults – aged 25 to under 65
– Adults – aged 65 and over
– Children – aged 6 to under 15
– Early childhood – aged under 6
– People in rural/regional/remote communities
– Youth – 15 to under 25
– General community in Australia
Summary of activities
The Whittlesea Agricultural Society brings the best of country life and enables people of all ages to share and recognise the history and heritage of the Whittlesea Farming Community and surrounds. We seek to educate, inform and entertain, bringing agriculture, farming, rural issues and way of life to the wider public. Our annual Show is a showcase for food, farmers and a trading place for rural skills and crafts, ranging from vintage to modern showing you changing farming practices through machinery, animals and ways of life.
The Whittlesea Agricultural Society:
• Strives to promote agriculture across both rural and urban communities
• Assist agricultural businesses and farmers promote their goods and services
• Engage both urban and rural communities in agricultural awareness programs
• Show case farm animals and produce to the wider community.