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  • Suburban rail loop hero image.

    Suburban Rail Loop key precinct directions not on track in Bayside

    The impact of planning changes proposed in the Suburban Rail Loop (SRL) Precinct Key Directions will be felt across Bayside, particularly in the communities of Highett, Hampton East, Cheltenham and Pennydale. Excessive height limits, increased traffic congestion and a squeeze on open space and community infrastructure are just some of the initial impacts identified by Bayside City Council.

  • 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.

  • An female aged care worker sitting having a cup of tea with an older female client

    Proposal for Bayside to provide aged care services for Glen Eira

    Glen Eira City Council is proposing to sub-contract Bayside City Council to deliver aged and disability support to the Glen Eira community to allow their residents to continue to age at home.

  • Painting of a woman holding a netted scarf.

    2024 Bayside Painting Prize winners announced

    Artist Linda Judge has been awarded the $25,000 Bayside Painting Prize for her acrylic painting, Self portrait as my mother (2023).

  • Two kids playing with blocks

    Families loving Fern St Kindergarten

    Some of our youngest residents enjoyed an exciting start to their year in the newly opened Fern Street Kindergarten in Black Rock.

  • Three people unveiling a plaque.

    Bayside Community Sports Centre official opening

    Last week Bayside Mayor, Cr Fiona Stitfold officially opened the amazing Bayside Community Sports Centre at Sandringham Secondary College

  • Kinder children hands up

    Enrolment for 2025 kindergarten registration is now open

    To enroll your little one at a kindergarten managed by Bayside City Council, families must submit a registration.