Footscray Station’s heritage revealed Invitation

Station Opening

Works to conservce and restore historic buildings at Footscray Station are now complete.

You are cordially invited to tour the heritage-listed buildings and inspect new information panels, which tell the vibrant story of the station and celebrates the life of William Cooper, former Footscray resident and a leading campaigner for the rights of Aboriginal and Jewish people during the 1930s, after whom the station footbridge is named.

Alfred Turner (“Uncle Boydie”), grandson of William Cooper, will unveil information at the station recognising William Cooper’s legacy of building bridges across communities.


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