Ongoing Projects

Council contributes funding to a number of organisations to assist operations and or production of events including:

Altona Laverton Historical Society

Art and Industry Festival

Carols by Candlelight events

Eid Festivals

Hobsons Bay City Band

Laverton Festival; and number of festival events around the city through Events and Festivals Funding

Newport Folk Festival

Out of the Woods inclusive arts program

Paint the Gardens

The Substation

Williamstown Historical Society

Williamstown Literary Festival

...and more


Works in partnership to support exhibitions and contemporary art programs with:

Hobsons Bay Art Society

Joel Gallery at Louis Joel Art and Community Centre

The Substation


Promotes the production of local performance and theatre

Altona City Theatre Company

Williamstown Musical Theatre Company

Williamstown Little Theatre


Curates and produces a calendar of events

Public Art

Arts at Your Doorstep

Biennial multicultural exhibition at Joel Gallery

Capacity – Professional development for artist, including provision of public liability insurance and artists talks

Heritage Hobsons Bay Festival program and events

Summer Events (Movies by the Bay, Summer Sounds)

Indigenous cultural programs should these go under program

Place making initiatives

An indoor and outdoor cultural collection

...and more


Supports a cultural programs

Airtime – Flag installation, Altona Meadows

Art Sauce – Little Art Big Art (monthly)

Mesh Mash – Social enterprise working with young people

Orbital – exhibition space, Aldi at Altona Meadows


Operates and programs

Woods Street Arts Space – hosting many free and low costs creative workshops programs.