Partnerships recipients announced

We are thrilled to announce the successful recipients for the inaugural round of the Partnership program.

Location of ProjectApplicant Project title and description West Gate Neighbourhood Fund contribution
Footscray Footscray Community Arts Centre Re-imagining Henderson House: A centre for creative community
Revitalising Footscray's historic Henderson House as home for creative residencies, local leadership gatherings, connecting West's diverse communities, and local art/performance presentations.
Footscray Australian Multicultural Community Services Inc Millennium House Upgrade
Upgrading of existing Millennium House into a ‘Multicultural Community Hub’ in Footscray for the use of the multicultural community.
Footscray Pigeons Projects Ltd trading as 100 Story Building 100 Story Building - redevelopment
Redevelop its community writing centre for children and young people in Footscray. Upgrades will include a professional recording studio and vital accessibility upgrades.
Yarraville YMCA Community Programming Pty Ltd YMCA Victoria - Trading as Victorian Maribyrnong Skate Park Activation Project Creating 3 scalable social enterprises at skate parks across Yarraville, West Footscray and Highpoint. YMCA will look to recruit and train young people to deliver skateboarding workshops to students across the municipality. $100,868.00
Footscray  Cinespace Incorporated Cinespace Centre for Multicultural Screen Arts
Purchase of a new facility which will help provide access to filmmaking resources
Footscray Outdoor Education Foundation Together We Grow
New program that will bring together 50 disadvantaged young people from the western suburbs to participate in an immersive outdoor camping experience.
Yarraville Yarraville Glory Soccer Club Football Club and Community Improvement Program
Construction of additional clubrooms to cater for growth in female and junior soccer that will include female only changerooms , a new training and development room, and a flexible floor plan that will also allow the space to be used by the community such as for school engagement projects.  
Yarraville Maribyrnong City Council New Multi-Purpose Cricket Nets - in the vicinity of Hanmer Reserve
Replacing the old and no longer fit for purpose cricket nets with new multi-purpose cricket nets.
Across Maribyrnong LGA Network West Inc. Maribyrnong Leads the Way
Engaging up to 75 community members in activities that foster community participation.
Yarraville Maribyrnong City Council Road Safety Improvements for Schools on Somerville Road, Yarraville
Improving pedestrian safety near Yarraville schools, by installing illuminated speed and warning signs and line marking key crossings in yellow.
Brooklyn Hobsons Bay City Council Greening Brooklyn
Revitalising Pipeline Reserve in Brooklyn, which aligns with the Federation Trail. The redevelopment of the reserve will include landscaping, tree planting and the construction of new footpaths.
Altona North

Friends of Lower Kororoit Creek Inc.

GJ Hosken Reserve Upgrade  
Upgrade Hosken Reserve with a new children’s playground, half court area, BBQ area and shelter as per the Kororoit Creek Regional Strategy 2005-2030.
Brooklyn to Spotswood Deakin University

Treatment - A Public Art Journey Across Melbourne’s Inner West

Implement 4 major public art projects in Spotswood and Brooklyn. Featuring performance, video and installation projects from Linda Tegg, Robert Andrew, Zanny Begg and James Nguyen exhibited across the inner west.

South Kingsville The South Kingsville Community Centre Making our Vision Real
Updating facilities at the South Kingsville Community Centre, including constructing a new external entry and revamping the hall, lobby, conference room and childcare facilities.


Spotswood Spotswood Kingsville RSL Sub-Branch Inc Transforming the SKRSL into a sustainable and vibrant community hub
Refurbishing the centre with upgrades comprising decking, fencing, internal community space creation, accessibility improvements, solar power and water tank installation, and landscaping.

This beautification and environmentally friendly development will establish a sustainable and inclusive hub that connects not only defence force personnel but members of the local community.

Williamstown Williamstown and Newport Anglers Club and Fish Protection Society Incorporated Refurbishment of Williamstown Beach Jetty Facilities
Refurbishing the jetty facilities including the replacement of cross beams, bearers, decking and handrails. A fish cleaning station will also be developed.
Newport YMCA Victoria - Trading as Victorian YMCA Community Programming Pty Ltd Hobsons Bay Skate Park Activation Project
Creating 3 scalable social enterprises at skate parks across Newport, Laverton and Altona Meadows. YMCA will look to recruit and train young people to deliver skateboarding workshops to students across the municipality.
Across Hobsons Bay LGA Westgate Health Co-Operative Ltd Community Engagement and Wellbeing Program
Implementing a variety of wellbeing initiatives for almost 10,000 members, addressing their social, emotional, physical and spiritual health.
Across Hobsons Bay LGA Network West Inc. Hobsons Bay Leads the Way
Engaging up to 75 community members in activities that foster community participation.

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