Hobsons Bay City Council - Community
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Animal and pet permits, registration, dog-off leash locations and pest control.

Community Directory

A directory for local community organisations in Hobsons Bay.

Community grants

Council provides a range of community grants to resource local groups and community initiatives.

Community hubs & centres

Community facilities including Laverton Community Hub and Newport Hub.

Information for community organisations

Discover the Community Training Program and connect with the Hobsons Bay InterAgency Network.

Families & children

A range of services and advice offered by Council to support families and children.

Emergency Management

The State Emergency Management Act 1986 and 2013 requires councils to produce a Municipal Emergency Management Plan (MEMP).

Health & wellbeing

Heat health, tobacco control, food safety, environmental investigations and beach advice.

History & demographics

Learn about our history and who makes up our community.

Hobsons Bay 2030 community vision

The Community Vision


Services and events for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer communities


Hobsons Bay has five libraries housing books, magazines, electronic resources and a host of activities.


Cultural diversity in Hobsons Bay, policies, programs and advisory groups.

Older people

A range of services and advice offered by Hobsons Bay City Council to support aged and seniors.

People with disability

Suuport, prorgams and services for people with disability and their carers.

Sport & Recreation

Find a local sport and recreation club, facility and related information.


People in Hobsons Bay love to volunteer, and volunteers play a major role in the day-to-day life of our community.

Gender Equity

Services, events and information for gender equity in Hobsons Bay.

Young People

Hobsons Bay UP provides programs and a safe space for young people to belong, aspire and create