Hobsons Bay City Council - Multicultural


Multicultural Policy 2016-20

The Multicultural Policy 2016-20 represents Council’s commitment to celebrate local cultural traditions, promote respect for cultural diversity, and improve access to social, economic and civic opportunities, including activities within all areas of Council.

The policy guides Council’s work in planning, capacity building, service provision, resource provision, partnerships and advocacy for the needs of Hobsons Bay’s culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

Racism. It Stops With Me Campaign

Council actions as part of the Racism. It Stops With Me Campaign

Behind This Smile

The Behind This Smile community art project was developed as part of the Racism. It Stops with Me Campaign

Anti-Hate campaign

The Anti-Hate campaign gives people a way of reporting what has happened to them if they experience discrimination

Cultural diversity in Hobsons Bay

Hobsons Bay is a municipality proud of its cultural, linguistic and religious diversity.

Multicultural programs & projects

Council is committed to supporting our communities to celebrate their culture, history and traditions.

Language Line 9932 1212

Recorded information about Council services and interpreter access

Journeys to Australia - From one home to another

A book of 68 inspiring and unique stories collected from residents of Hobsons Bay

Refugee Welcome Zone

On 17 June 2014, Hobsons Bay City Council signed the Refugee Welcome Zone Declaration, an initiative of the Refugee Council of Australia.

Hobsons Bay Settlement Network

The network aims to assist Hobsons Bay’s newly arrived migrants and refugees into successful settlement.

English Language Support

There are different classes and support groups locally for people who want to improve or practice their English language skills.