Community Corner


 See what is happening in and around Altona in 2018

On this page you will find clubs and organisations with their information on workshops, registration days, garage sales, sports programmes and what is happening around our community.. 

  • Altona City Soccer Club.         
  • Altona Gators Basketball Club
  • Altona Pirates Basketball Club
  • DCS - Clothing and Uniforms
  • Fitastic Kids Club
  • Hobsons Bay City Council
  • Hobsons Bay Libraries
  •  Lions Club of Altona

       -  Cherry Lake Market

         -  Altona Beach Market

  • Western Arts Theatre Inc. - Shrek the Musical
  • Williamstown Hospital Opportunity Shop
  • World Education Program (WEP)

Western Arts Theatre Inc.

Western Arts Theatre Inc. is an amateur theatre company in Melbourne’s western suburbs. Our purpose: to provide high quality access to arts and theatre with a focus on social cohesion, community development and equal opportunity.

Shrek the Musical

Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig.

October 3rd - 6th

The Clocktower Centre

750 Mt Alexander Rd. Moonee Ponds

Tickets available at


Fitastic Kids Club Term 4, 2018
After school multi-sports program. Back on Mondays in Term 4
3.15pm - 4.15pm Multi Sports program.

Hobsons Bay Children's Week 2018 Picnic

Pack your picnic and bring your friends to the Annual Hobsons Bay City Council Children's Week Picnic.

Children of all ages will be entertained with an array of free and fun activities.

When: Wednesday 24 October 2018

Time 10am - 1pm

Where: Logan Reserve,

Corner Pier & Queen Streets Altona

Enquiries: 9932 100

Altona City Soccer Club.                          


Spring Football program (12 sessions)                           

exclusively for girls aged 7-15.  We  are most             

grateful to help promote this great program,                                        Hobsons Bay Libraries   

encouraging female participation in sport.                                                                                                                                                                                                 Altona Library Reopening Celebration          






Hobsons Bay City Council

On behalf of Hobsons Bay Creative City, we would like to let you know that this year’s Melbourne Fringe program features events with a focus on arts and creative participation for our younger residents aged between 3 and 12.

The program is called Fringe XS (for small people) and it’s timed to be part of the upcoming September school holidays.  This is a fantastic opportunity for local families to participate

We hope the school community will enjoy the great events on offer.

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Please find attached the promotional flyer for our upcoming re-opening celebration at Altona Library.



Altona Pirates Basketball Club

Altona Pirates Basketball Club have limited spots for new basketball players in teams for the new summer season commencing after the September school holidays. 

U8’S – Boys and Girls Born In 2012 & 2013

U10 Girls – Girls Born in 2010 and 2011

U12 Girls – Girls Born in 2008 and 2009

U12 Boys – Boys Born in 2008 and 2009

U14 Girls – Girls Born in 2006 and 2007

Please contact our Club Registrar Rebekah for further information at

Altona Pirates Basketball Club Inc.
Altona Basketball and Netball Stadium, Queen Street, Altona Vic.


World Education Program

World Education Program (WEP) is an Australian not-for-profit that seeks to further cultural understanding by placing overseas high schoolers with volunteer Australian host families for several months, a semester or a year.

Please find an electronic version here.

At a glance:

  • Host families choose their student.
  • Students are high calibre applicants from countries including Italy, Argentina, Canada, Belgium and France.
  • Students add colour to any family and are wonderful role models for Australia’s younger generations.
"Hosting has been such a rewarding opportunity that allowed us to experience an entirely different culture and explore the wonderful diversity that the world holds. We have created an incredible bond and cultivated and unforgettable friendship.” - Host mum, Kay.
World Education Program Australia Limited
479 Hampton Street, Hampton 3188,  Melbourne, Victoria
[PO Box 260, Black Rock 3193, Melbourne Victoria]
P        +61 (0) 3 9598 4733  In Australia only 1300 88 4733
F        +61 3 9598 4233
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Altona Gators Basketball Club


Altona Gators Basketball Club are running a training program to get players ready for the representative basketball selections.




Williamstown Hospital Opportunity Shop

 Are you interested in Volunteering at The Williamstown Hospital Opportunity Shop?


   ·         Have you got a spare 4 hours a week or fortnight to help your    local community?

 ·         Are you interested in helping Western Health raise money for Williamstown Hospital in our retail store on Ferguson Street? 

 ·         Would you like to be part of a well-recognised, award winning volunteer Western Health program and join the diverse, committed volunteer retail team?


If so, please contact Fiona Halse Coordinator of Volunteers (Williamstown) on  0401 684 977.





Uniform available for purchase at Double C Jeanery or online.





Lion Club of Altona

Lions Club members are men and women who strive to make a difference in their local community as well as in communities worldwide. Their volunteer efforts go beyond the support of vision care, to addressing unmet health and education needs worldwide.


Click on the link below for more information.

Cherry Lake Lions Club Market

1st Sunday of each month, from 8am to 2pm. The next market is on  7 October.

Lions Club of Altona Cherry Lake Sunday Market is an outdoor market with 80 stalls in the spacious park next to Cherry Lake.
Whilst shopping you can also munch on a sausage, hot dog or have a hot or cold drink. 

Come and support the great work that the Lions Club does in our community by coming to the scenic Cherry Lakes to grab a bargain. There is something for everyone. Stalls include hand-knitted goods, handmade candles, plants (including orchids and ferns), fruits and vegetables, flowers, clothing, souvenirs, confectionery, preserves, handmade wooden toys and furniture, sports gear and garden tools as well as secondhand treasures of all sorts.

Altona Beach Lions Club Market

Pier Street and Logan Reserve

Melbourne’s only weekly street market, Tuesday's between 9am and 3pm.
It features fresh food stalls and local arts and crafts.
The market is extremely popular with the local residents and has attracted a big following from all over Melbourne. Come along and pick up a bargain or just relax in the great cafes along Pier Street or spend some time looking at the Altona Mural which captures the essence of this beautiful sea side Village just minutes from the City.



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Event Quick View

2018 Term Dates

Term 1: 29 January (school teachers start) to 29 March (Thursday)

31 January Children to commence

5 February Prep students to commence full time 

Term 2: 16 April to 29 June
Term 3: 16 July (Student free day) to 21 September
Term 4: 8 October to 21 December

2018 Curriculum Days


Monday 29 January

Tuesday 30 January

Monday 16 July

Monday 5 November