Community Pitch 2022-23
Click here to view the current Community Pitch 2022-23 project page, submissions are due by 1 December 2021
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Click here to view the current Community Pitch 2022-23 project page, submissions are due by 1 December 2021
1 January 2021
Do you have a great idea for Hobsons Bay? Now is the time to Pitch Your Idea!
Council is inviting community members to pitch an idea to be included in the Hobsons Bay City Council 2021-22 Budget.
Residents, community groups, sporting associations, businesses and organisations are encouraged to put forward ideas for capital works or community programs and projects to be funded next financial year.
Pitching your idea is easy.
If you require the form in a different format or language, or have any questions in relation to the form, please contact Council’s Community Engagement Team on 1300 179 944 or via email to email@example.com.
Submissions close at midnight, Thursday 31 December 2020.
If you need help with your pitch, or want to check if it meets the terms and conditions/guidelines, drop in to one of our information sessions and chat with a Council officer:
Virtual Question and Answer SessionMonday 14 December
Between 12.30pm and 1.30pm
Join us via zoom to chat with Community Engagement
RSVP essential: click here to register and to receive the zoom link and password
Drop-in Information SessionWednesday 16 December
Between 4pm and 6pm
Newport Community Hub
15 Mason Street,
Newport, VIC, 3015
Social distancing and COVID safe practices will be in place.
RSVP essential: click here to register
All submissions will be assessed against the Guidelines and Terms and Conditions.
Submissions for Pitch Your Idea must demonstrate a strong community benefit and should aim to be funded in the 2021-22 financial year.
Ideas must be Council-led and delivered, with no direct allocation of funds given to community groups, clubs, organisations or commercial businesses.
All ideas must fit within one of the four goals of the Council Plan:
The Council Plan can be found at www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/councilplan
The full list of Pitch Your Idea: Terms and Conditions can be found here.
The Pitch Your Idea: Guidelines can be found here.
Pitch Your Idea has been running in its current format for four years. Over this time, a wide variety of community-driven projects have been completed. Ideas have included the installation of new and inclusive playgrounds, the upgrading of infrastructure and the installation of amenities such as toilet facilities and drinking fountains.
Here are some highlights...
Installation of outdoor fitness stations at a number of locations across Hobsons Bay.
Resurfacing and rehabilitation of local roads such as Hudsons Road in Spotswood.
Completion of the Skeleton Creek shared trail.
A new netball court at Bryan Martyn Oval.
A new play space at Armstrong Reserve.
Conservation, upgrades and installation of facilities at the Kororoit Creek Trail and Hosken Reserve.
Upgrades to G. Den Dulk Reserve including a quarter basketball court, play space and a community garden.
Replacement of the Under Keeper's Quarters roof, true to the building's heritage, at Truganina Explosives Reserve.
Conservation zone fencing at Doug Grant Reserve.
Footpath connections, shared trail and design works for the Esplanade/Apex Park interface.
Feeling inspired? Click here to Pitch Your Idea for Budget 2021-22.
Council acknowledges the peoples of the Kulin nation as the Traditional Owners of these municipal lands and waterways and pays respect to Elders past and present.
Artist: Elverina Johnson 2018
Name of Artwork: Bandu Gaddaan
Pronunciation: Bun-do Gudd –arrn
Meaning: Come together as one mob
Language: Gungganji of Yarrabah NQ.
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