Creative and Industry Initiatives

Footscray Community Arts Centre works with artists and organisations to partner, present, collaborate, deliver and produce innovative arts projects, industry professional development and community-based programs. We work with diverse arts and non-arts organisations and individuals to deepen our connection with communities; expand our networks across the arts and non-arts sector; provide professional development opportunities for our communities and sector; and produce innovative, engaging and high quality contemporary art.

Our recent Creative and Industry Initiatives include:

West Writers

The West Writers program seeks to develop capacity amongst writers and storytellers across various mediums and practices in the west of Melbourne while showcasing important political, social and cultural issues.


Footscray Community Arts Centre and the Australian Embassy Jakarta’s Arts and Cultural Program 2014 presents FCACheartsJogja 2014.

Creatively Ageing

FCAC Artistic Program CPAF13 Natano Fa'anana James Henry

Contemporary Pacific Arts Festival

The Contemporary Pacific Arts Festival (CPAF) is an annual, multi‐disciplinary showcase of the creative talents of the Australian contemporary Pacific arts community.