Wyndham City Council

Mother Language Public Art Commission (Expired)

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST - Mother Language Public Art Commissioning 


Wyndham City Council (the Council) invites Victorian based creative and innovative artists/consortiums to submit their qualifications to be considered for the Mother Language Public Art Project. This opportunity is for a large-scale stand-alone sculpture celebrating and acknowledging the importance of mother language in the Wyndham community, to be developed collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholder engagement. The artwork is envisaged to assist with creating  a sense of place and cultivate community pride and identity. The budget for the final contract is up to $250, 000. 

Wyndham City recognises the significance that public art can play in strengthening local identity, expressing the character of the community and enriching the visual environment.

The site footprint is located in Tarneit at a newly completed Council facility.  

Artists from a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The Expression of Interest will be undertaken as a two staged process.   

Stage 1 – this Expression of Interest stage which outlines the general scope of the services required via a pre-qualification process; from this stage a limited number of respondents will be invited to Stage 2

Stage 2 – Private (Select) Request for Tender process including the requirement for a preliminary concept proposal with an associated fee provided.

Documents are available for download from Wyndham Supplier Portal from Wednesday 24th March 2021 at 6AM (AEST), the reference number for this Expression of Interest (EOI) is: N400082.

It is free to register and download via the Council supplier portal.


All technical enquiries relating to the works or services should be directed through the message function for this EOI N400082.  

NOTE: The respondent is to submit any questions or clarification requests prior to 5PM AEST on Wednesday 7th April  2021. Enquiries submitted after this time will not be responded to on the Council Supplier Portal Noticeboard.

It is recommended to allow adequate time to complete the EOI bid submission upload process, prior to the closing date set down for Wednesday 14th April 2021  at 12 Noon (AEST).

Council recommends a minimum of 2 hours to complete the upload process.

All submissions must be electronically submitted through the Wyndham City Council Supplier Portal.  

Late, emailed and facsimiled tenders will not be accepted. The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted.

Image supplied with thanks from Acorn Creative, from community consultation processes as part of the project development so far. 


Thursday 25 March, 2021
Wednesday 14 April, 2021
Wyndham City
Venue Address
45 Princes Highway, Werribee

National , Werribee

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