About us

The Victorian Association for Newsagents.



VANA Ltd. (The Victorian Association for Newsagents), has been the peak industry body established to represent Newsagents.

VANA is owned by Victorian Newsagents that are members of the Association and is governed by its Constitution and Directed by the VANA Board which is made of Newsagents (except for the Treasurer) and is elected by VANA members.

We have been managing the interests of our members and ensuring the growth and financial viability of the newsagency channel through offering industry representation, advocacy, training programs, human resource assistance, political lobbying and e-commerce advice.

VANA is a proactive industry association that actively ensures the newsagency industry remains strong and viable by researching, developing and implementing State and National projects that benefit Newsagents across Victoria and Australia.

Our Mission

Our mission is simple. We represent Newsagents across Victoria and provide leadership and advice to our members ensuring the prosperity and success of their business and the Newsagency channel.

In alliance with the Australian Newsagents’ Federation (ANF), VANA collaborates with its Members in order to develop economically viable business futures for the Newsagents and Lottery Agent channels. VANAs alliances include the New South Wales and ACT Newsagents Association (NANA).