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Happiness Appears


Happiness Appears is a community art trail, made by the Melville community! Voting has closed and the winners will be announced Tuesday, 7 July.

Last Updated: 18 December 2020

Community Involvement

Creative expressions in public space have been lifting spirits world-wide during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through our Happiness Stimulus Package, a number of competitions, ideas and impacts from creative projects were shared when we asked; how can the City of Melville help spread happiness to our community?

Happiness Appears was apop-up community art trail providing the opportunity for creative individuals or teams to turn their artwork idea into reality and to help spread happiness within our community!


Winners Announced

Over 800 votes were received and the winning artist was Jesus Zielger from Myaree received the first prize of $1,000 for his artwork Cheezy Stop, located on North Lake Road, just before Leach Highway, (opposite Robert Street Park). The artwork will remain on the bus stop for the foreseeable future.

The second prize of $500 went to artists Ysabella & Jack Morellini from Kardinya for their artwork “Fort” installed in Carawatha Park, Willagee. 

The winner of the third prize of $250 is “Pom Pom Party” by Danielle Stewart, a fibre artist from Palmyra.

Voting closed at 5:00 pm on Sunday 5 July 2020 but you can still view the artworks on the map below.

Can't see the map? Download a PDF copy of the map.

Terms and Conditions

  • Open to all ages
  • Voting is limited to one vote per person per email address. 
  • Submissions will be reviewed and duplicates will be removed from the final vote.
  • These Terms and Conditions are subject to change.

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