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Welcome to the 
Footscray Mechanics' Institute Inc.

Our Purpose

The purpose of the library is:

  • The diffusion of literary, scientific, social and useful knowledge into the community, by means of a circulating library, reading rooms, community services or any other the committee determines.

  • The promotion of healthy social contact amongst members by games such as billiards, snooker, chess and other activities.

  • The promotion of activities deemed by the committee to be beneficial to the citizens of Footscray and surrounding areas.

The FMI Committee

The Footscray Mechanics' Institute is run by a dedicated Committee of Management,
several who have devoted many decades to the cause of the FMI.

Our Committee 

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President: Neville Balfour 
Vice-President: Robert Mackenzie
Treasurer: Steven Wilson
Secretary: Elizabeth Balfour         

Ordinary members:
Doug Clymo, Keith O'Brien, Eric Smith,

Neil Farren, Linda Longley, Gary Bester


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