News and Announcements


Congrats to HBCF Committee members

Members of the Hobsons Bay Community Fund Committee have been recognised for their work. Vedran Drakulic OAM has been named CEO Magazine’s 2019 Executive of the Year in the not-for-profit category. Kerrie Pyne has received the 2019 ChemChina (Qenos) Prize for Passion Medal.

Honouring Hayden Raysmith AM

Hayden Raysmith AM was presented with a Certificate of Recognition for his incredible 13 year commitment to the Hobsons Bay community. The presentation was made by the Mayor of Hobsons Bay City Council in 2020, Cr Colleen Gates.

The Equality Project – a grant recipient’s story

The Equality Project – a grant recipient’s story

Hobsons Bay Community Fund provided a grant to the Equality Project, which is a national health promotion organisation. It brings together Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ+) people with allies across the social justice movement. Together...

Music to our ears – a grant recipient’s story

Erica Rasmussen, a teacher at Laverton P-12, wrote to thank the Hobsons Bay Community Fund for the grant it provided to support the Crashendo music program. School attendance has improved since the grant helped the school to started teaching music to students.

HBCF to incorporate for next era

The founder of Hobsons Bay Community Fund, Hayden Raysmith AM has now retired. He has handed over to the new Chair of the HBCF Committee. Adrian Butera. Adrian along with Julie Noonan (Deputy Chair), Julie Richards (Secretary) and David Mattner (Treasurer) were...