Footscray Community Arts and Plenary Health have partnered to present Faces of Footscray, a community arts project featuring eight large-scale portraits of hospital staff, volunteers and community members.

    The photographic portrait series is located on the hoarding of the New Footscray Hospital site at Geelong Road and features the work of director and producer Mika Tran and photographer Thuy Vy. 

    Portrait 4
    Betty Millett 

    Aged 86, Betty is Western Health’s longest serving volunteer. Her mother Mary Boucher joined Maribyrnong Auxiliary in 1970, selling fruit from trucks at Footscray Market to raise money for the hospital, and later became auxiliary president. Now Betty is auxiliary president, leading a team of volunteers who run the hospital’s opportunity shop. 

    To access the series go to

    Footscray Community Arts
    Footscray Community Arts
    Footscray Community Arts is an arts precinct dedicated to sharing stories. Our vision is that all communities are valued as makers of culture.

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