Before you start

When filling out your registration form, you will be asked to provide the following information. Please make sure you have them at hand before starting. This form is best completed on a desktop or laptop rather than a mobile device. If you have any issues, please change your browser and make sure your photos are the correct size.

  • Your business name as it will appear in the directory and our marketing
  • Your full name
  • Your contact telephone number
  • A postal address
  • Your business email (this will become your username)
  • A memorable password
  • Your Indigenous Country This is the Indigenous name for the land where your business is located. Refer to the AISTSIS map
  • Your website, Facebook and/or Instagram addresses (we need at least one of these)
  • Your Australian Business Number (ABN) if you have one, and details of whether you are registered for GST
  • Up to two designated categories for your products
  • An explanation of your brand in 100 words or fewer
  • A summary of your business in 5-7 words
  • Details of who makes your product and the prices
  • Confirmation that you can get Public Liability Insurance in the business name you have registered with us ($10mil PLI is compulsory to sell at a market)
  • Up to five professional product shots that will appear in our directory and represent your business. These images MUST be cropped to a square of 800px by 800px and a maximum file size of 2Mb. If you are unsure how to do this, try using the PicResize Website
  • If you are selling hot food we cannot take a food van of any sort as they are too big for our indoor venue.

Your registration is not complete until you receive the confirmation page. All steps must be completed at the same time and you are not able to partially complete a registration to be finished later. It is important that you have all the information you are going to need ready to go before proceeding to the next step. Good luck.

Registration form for New Members


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About you

Email Address*
Please use your business or personal email when registering with us, as you will not receive our emails if you use a Government ( or Education ( email address
Media Consent*
We often have enquiries from media personnel and customers asking if we have any members providing a particular product or service. If your application is successful, do you consent to us providing such people with your phone number if we feel that it could be a good opportunity for your business?
Postal Address*

About your business

Is this the first time you have registered a business with Handmade Canberra?
Please list your business name as you want it to appear on your directory listing.
eg Australian Gins and Liqueurs
Please write this in the third person and include a benefit about what sets you apart. Eg Pretty Parrot Distilling make Australian gins & liqueurs using Australian botanicals and traditional ingredients. The gins and liqueurs make fantastic cocktails, can be served on ice or with traditional mixers such as soda and tonic.
Note: This is the information that will appear in your public profile and needs to sum up your business. 100 words maximum.
My business is
Check all that apply

About your products

Which category best represents the majority of your products?*
- You must submit FIVE styled images of your products that are Instagram worthy. Take a look at our Australian Made Directory to see the types of images we require
- Images MUST to be cropped to 800 x 800 pixels square. If you are unsure how to do this, try using the PicResize Website using our Video Tutorial to guide you.
- Ensure your photos are named in the following format - Business Name followed by the Product Name
- Do not place any watermarks (ie. text overlayed or logos) over any of your images
Drop files here or
Accepted file types: jpg, png, jpeg, Max. file size: 2 MB, Max. files: 5.
    100 words maximum.
    Accepted file types: jpg, png, jpeg, maxfilesize:2mb, maxfiles:1, Max. file size: 2 MB.
    My products are:
    Check all that apply. Note: if imported ingredients are used, the product must meet the ACCC substantial transformation test.

    About your application

    By submitting your expression of interest form you acknowledge:*
    This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.