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  • A new public art sculpture. The artwork echoes the scar trees created by Aboriginal people by removing bark for various purposes.

    New Landcox Park sculpture

    A new public art sculpture has landed in Landcox Park as an important marker of healing and acknowledgement of Bayside’s indigenous history.

  • Sand and sea coloured aboriginal art

    National Reconciliation Week 2024

    National Reconciliation Week – May 27 to June 3 - is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.

  • Damaged tree in Billilla Gardens

    Tree removal at Billilla

    Sadly, we will shortly remove and replace a very large, aged and weather-damaged Cyprus tree on the front lawns of Billilla. The removal is on the advice of multiple expert arborists.

  • An image of a man sitting on a chair

    Graeme Altmann Brings Nature to Life at Billilla Outdoor Arts Lab

    Join renowned landscape painter Graeme Altmann at the Billilla Outdoor Arts Lab from 13 to 26 May. This initiative offers artists a unique opportunity to explore their creativity in the picturesque setting of Billilla Gardens.

  • Shipston Reserve sportsground

    Mini makeover at Shipston Reserve

    We're at half-time in a series of upgrades at Shipston Reserve in Cheltenham to improve accessibility, player safety and spectator comfort.

  • Two Gang Gang birds in a tree.

    Bayside success in City Nature Challenge

    Bayside has contributed to Greater Melbourne finishing 17th in the worldwide City Nature Challenge 2024.

  • Artist impression of the mosaic map of Sandringham at the entrance to Sandringham train station

    Creatively mapping Sandringham Village

    We’re installing a creative new landmark in the heart of Sandringham Village. The 2.5m wayfinding “Welcome Mosaic” will greet commuters in front of the Sandringham train station and is created in the traditional smaller tesserae style (a mosaic style where small pieces of stone, glass, ceramic, or other hard material are cut into regular shapes and pieced together to create an image). Created by local artist Fabian Scaunich and supported by the Sandy Street Art Project and Sandringham Traders Association, the installation reflects a colourful, artistic map of Sandringham Village and the local foreshore.

  • A group of young volunteers beside a graffiti wall.

    Interested in volunteering and not sure where to start? Come along to the Volunteer Expo

    Join us at the Volunteer Expo and meet volunteer coordinators from Council-run programs including Cooking Connections, Home Library Service, Bayside Gallery, and Environmental Sustainability.

  • Artist painting mural on wall.

    Mural for Well Street park - watch the artist's work come to life in time lapse video

    A new mural is bringing colour and art to the Well Street Park behind the busy Church Street shopping village.

  • A woman holding a book in Brighton library

    Meet our friendly librarian Lisa

    Meet our friendly librarian Lisa. We sat down with Lisa, Customer Service Librarian - Information. Find out why she chose to work at the library and what has been her favourite read this year.  

  • Bayside maternal health nurse with mum and baby.

    Have you used Bayside's Maternal and Child Health Service?

    The Family Services Satisfaction Survey is designed to gain community feedback to help us continue to deliver high quality services around what matters most to you.

  • Coloured illustration of two women talking with a cuppa.

    Are You Safe at Home? Day, 10 May 2024

    We all deserve to be safe, respected, and valued in all our relationships. If you’re worried about someone you know, it can be hard to know what to do. But just by asking, listening, and believing, you can have an enormous impact on someone’s journey to safety.