In the best interest of the safety, health and wellbeing of the Hobsons Bay community and Council staff in the midst of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Council has made the decision to close all Hobsons Bay Library branches for 30 days (until 16 April 2020) and cancel all Council delivered public events and community consultations for the next 60 days (until 16 May), or until further notice.
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Cultural Diversity Week activities cancelled in Hobsons Bay.
On 17 June 2014, Council signed the Refugee Welcome Zone Declaration, an initiative of the Refugee Council of Australia.
Hobsons Bay is proud to be home to people from more than 144 countries of origin, speaking over 100 languages and celebrating over 90 faiths.
The network aims to assist Hobsons Bay’s newly arrived migrants and refugees into successful settlement.
Network of over 30 different faith communities around Hobsons Bay.
Recorded information about Council services and interpreter access.
There are different classes and support groups locally for people who want to improve or practice their English language skills.
A book of 68 inspiring and unique stories collected from residents of Hobsons Bay.
Council actions as part of the 'Racism. It Stops With Me' campaign.
The Behind This Smile community art project was developed as part of the 'Racism. It Stops with Me' campaign.
The Anti-Hate campaign gives people a way of reporting what has happened to them if they experience discrimination.
Council is committed to supporting our communities to celebrate their culture, history and traditions.
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Council acknowledges the peoples of the Kulin nation as the Traditional Owners of these municipal lands and water ways. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.