Steels Creek Surrounds

Items that relate to areas beyond the Steels Creek geographic location

  • Beyond Bushfires Research to Continue – 10 Years On

    Professor Lisa Gibbs and her colleagues at the University of Melbourne are planning to get back in touch with the original study participants of the Beyond Bushfires study over the next couple of months.   The survey will look at how people are managing 10 years after the 2009 bushfires, to build an understanding of […]

  • Please Contribute – Black Saturday Commemorative Edition

    The next Jolly Thing is a Black Saturday commemorative edition. A special edition, marking 10 years and we are calling Screekians near and far to contribute. This is a reflective time for our community, although you may draw upon some tough and challenging  memories, many great and wonderful things have come from it also. Teens and young adults, you were […]

  • Yarra Glen & District Historical Society 2019 Calendar

    Introducing next year’s Calendar featuring the Yarra Glen Primary School &  celebrating their 150 year Anniversary. The 12 Black & White images inside include small group & whole school group photo’s as well as images over the years. It is available through the History Room priced at $12.00 for members & $15.00 for non members. […]

  • Yarra Valley Open Studios: 10th-11th Nov 2018

    It’s nearing time again for Open Studios, but this year our area has been shifted to the later time-slot of 10th and 11th November. You’ll be able to visit various artists studios and other events in the Valley leading up to, and over the Open Studios weekend. Local Steels Creek artist, Margaret McLoughlin, will once […]

  • Inaugural Yarra Valley Opera Festival (Oct 12-21st)

    The inaugural Yarra Valley Opera Festival, in conjunction with Gertrude Opera, is happening from Oct 12-21. This is no amateur festival! World class opera singers will come together under the big top at Olinda Yarra and other locations for an incredible program of both classic and contemporary Opera. Yes, even an operatic performance of “The […]

  • Lilydale Airport Airshow – Nov 25th

    The Lilydale Airport is hosting the airshow. Charities benefiting from this event are the Yarra Glen Mens Shed and the Lilydale Rotary Club. For more information contact: Neroli Merridew (0419 536 911)  

  • CHOPS upcoming concert at Christmas Hills hall: 7th April, 8pm

    There is  an upcoming concert by the Christmas Hills orchestral players (CHOPS)  on 7th April 8pm at the Christmas Hills hall. See flyer below. The concert is an all Bach affair hence the tag ‘Baching Mad in Christmas Hills’. CHOPS will be playing with a concert pianist from America Donna Coleman. It’s a big thing […]

  • Fruit Fly Information Session: 7th March, 7-9pm

    The Chum Creek Landcare Group, in association with the Northern Yarra Landcare Network, invites all fruit growers to learn about fruit flies in a short evening session given by Bronwyn Koll. The Victorian government has recently appointed Bronwyn as the Fruit Fly Regional Coordinator in the Yarra Valley to help protect horticultural production and keep […]

  • Queensland Fruit Fly in the Shire of Yarra Ranges: Survey

    Queensland Fruit Fly in the Shire of Yarra Ranges: On-line survey The University of Melbourne Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences have a couple of students conducting a survey on community knowledge and attitudes to Queensland Fruit Fly, in the Yarra Ranges Shire. Please encourage everyone you know to participate in this survey. https://Q17064.surveys.qmr.com.au/cgi-bin/ciwweb.pl?studyname=17064&subsid=Y3333 The Yarra […]