Arts support

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Hobsons Bay is well known for its creative city status. With a strong creative industry presence and a wealth of arts and culture festivals, events, and venues, it’s estimated that 1,050 Hobsons Bay residents works in arts and recreation – an industry that saw 32 per cent of its jobs lost in September 2020 and roughly 25 per cent of those remaining employees accessing JobKeeper.

Community Support Package 5

$50,000 in additional support to the arts via a program of live outdoor music across the municipality, which will enable more local artists to be engaged- details to come

Community Support Package 4

To continue to support the industry, $162,500 will be used to target local artists and creatives during the economic recovery phase, similar to last year’s popular Arts Apart grants.

Thank you to members of our creative studios who completed our recent survey to tell us how the pandemic has impacted your practice, your work or business. Your feedback will help Council develop programs and funding streams to support the needs of the Hobsons Bay community over the coming months.

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