We are reviewing our Arts and Culture Strategy and would love your feedback.

The Strategy will guide our Arts and Culture direction for the next 4 years.

We wrote the draft Strategy based on:

  • a review of the previous Cultural Strategy
  • comparisons with similar Local, State and Federal government strategies
  • consultations with the community and Arts Sector representatives, Councillors and staff.

Our strategy's pillars and objectives

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander connections

    • respect and celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories
    • support self-determination of cultural expression
    • support the growth of knowledge about Aboriginal cultural and heritage items.
  • Participation

    • support and promote opportunities for everyone who lives and/or works in Brimbank to participate in arts and culture
    • celebrate the diversity of Brimbank
    • create pathways that provide equitable access to a range of arts and culture opportunities.
  • Partnerships, collaboration and contributions

    • facilitate and empower key partnerships and collaborations
    • advocate for the inclusion of arts, artworks, artists and creative thinking across Council
    • support the development of emerging cultural leaders
    • explore mechanisms for private and philanthropic contributions to art and culture.
  • Creative industries

    • encourage and share information about creative practitioners, industries and activities
    • connect artists and creative businesses to strengthen partnerships, viability and growth
    • develop learning initiatives that support career development.
  • Places and spaces

    • provide and share information about locations where the community can engage with arts and cultural activities and experiences
    • provide spaces where artists can create and share their creativity and culture
    • investigate new sites and platforms for festivals, events and public art.

Draft Arts and Culture Strategy 2024-2028


Your views are important and will help us refine the strategy. We would like to hear your thoughts on:

  • what is important for Arts and Culture in Brimbank
  • our Strategy pillars and objectives
  • arts programs and activities in Brimbank.