Generally speaking, if you live in the areas shown below, you are considered a "surrounding area".
You can become a member if you live outside of this area, however a major requirement is that you are able to return the tools on time. If members repeatedly returning tools late, we reserve the right to revoke their membership.

9 - 11 St Phillips Street
Brunswick East, VIC 3057 - view map
Wednesday: 4pm - 8pm
Saturday: 10am - 2pm


Membership Types:

  • $ 85.00 - General:
    Yearly membership to BTL for one person
  • $ 55.00 - Concession:
    Yearly membership to BTL for one concession eligible person. Conditions Apply.

Becoming a member is easy!

Before new members can borrow tools they must:

  1. Read our Borrowing Rules.
  2. Fill out and sign an application and waiver.
  3. Pay a small yearly membership fee using our online form or paying in person at the BTL.
  4. Present acceptable proof of identity and residency (see conditions)
Let's Get Started!
Choose one of the options below:


  • Proof of Identity: can be a driver’s license, passport, or other government-issued identification with photo required.
  • Proof of Residency: can be a utility bill, mortgage statement, lease agreement, or similar document that shows a current address in the Moreland Area (or nearby Suburbs) .
  • Proof of Concession: To obtain a Concession membership a valid Health Care Card, Pensioner Concession Card, Veterans Card, Full Time Student Card, Seniors Card and Victorian Carer Card must be presented before borrowing to receive the discount. Valid interstate or overseas equivalents are also accepted. You may join and pay online and then present your card in person before you first borrow tools.
  • On-Time Discount: From 13 January 2016 BTL offers a $10 discount to all our members who renew on time. To take advantage of this discount you must renew before your previous membership expires (or on the day it expires). You will get a another full year from the date your previous membership was set to expire – so even if you renew super early it will not affect future expiry/renewal dates.