Hurstville City is enriched by the diversity of our community in terms of multiculturalism, religion, age, outlook and ability. Hurstville City Council is committed to improving residents' quality of life and wellbeing by acknowledging and celebrating the contributions individuals and groups make to our community.
Council works closely with local community organisations to create opportunities for people to celebrate Hurstville City's rich and diverse culture. Our Cultural Development Officer provides local community groups and organisations with advice and support in:
- developing and presenting cultural activities
- sourcing and writing cultural grant applications
- finding and employing appropriate community artists
- managing and documenting cultural activities.
Cultural Event - Discovery Festival of Arts & Health 11 October – 23 November, 2013
Around October and November each year, Council presents the Discovery Festival of Arts & Health, which showcases local community arts programs and projects which are contributing to community wellbeing.
The Discovery Festival aims to inspire, challenge and celebrate the diversity of our community while building access, participation and bridges of understanding through creativity endeavour.
View all the Discovery Festival events by clicking the link of Discovery Festival of Arts & Health 2013
In addition to the Discovery Festival events, there are three ongoing projects, which are Fiestaville Choir, Wednesday Dance Club, and We Will Remember Them.
View the flyers of those projects by clicking the following links.
Fiestaville Choir flyer with REGISTRATION FORM (769.43kB)
SGCH Wednesday Dance Club flyer (3.37MB)
Cultural Development Survey 2013
Council’s Community and Cultural Development Services section is finding out about community interest, participation and access to community arts and cultural development in Hurstville. Your feedback is greatly valued and will contribute to the community and cultural development planning of Council.
Click the following link to complete the brief survey Hurstville City Council Cultural Development Survey 2013
To find out more about Council's cultural programs and initiatives, telephone Council's Cultural Development Officer on 9330 6097.