Steels Creek Surrounds

Items that relate to areas beyond the Steels Creek geographic location

  • Community Skill Building Calendar (Jan-Jun 2017)

    The Council has just released their calendar of FREE community skill building workshops being provided for the community. The Council highly recommends a session scheduled to take place in Healesville on 21 March from 6-9pm at the Memo – “Collaborative Leadership“. This session is about working collectively to achieve your group’s vision. Often skill building […]

  • 2017 Community Skill Building Program

    The Shire has released some information with details of the “Yarra Ranges Council Community Skill Building Program” for 2017. There are some great opportunities to increase our communities skills. This calendar of community workshops is available to community groups in the Yarra Ranges municipality. Please share within your neighbourhood and/or special interest groups to help […]

  • October Storms Cleanup – Call to Action Nov 30

    Dear Yarra Valley community members please see message below from our emergency management team… Community Helping Community As you are aware, Yarra Ranges suffered significant impacts as a result of the 9 October Storm with the tragic loss of a local Millgrove resident.  There were 36 homes destroyed as well as over a hundred more […]

  • APPLICATIONS FOR VOLUNTEER GRANTS NOW OPEN

    I write to inform you that the 2016 Volunteer Grants Program is now open. The Australian Government is investing $10 million in Volunteer Grants in recognition of the hard work and many hours volunteers dedicate to not-for-profit organisations. The 2016 Volunteer Grants Program provides funding to support, encourage and increase participation in volunteering in local […]

  • Yarra Ranges Council Storm Recovery Update

    From the Shire: Friday, 4 November 2016 November is typically the time of year where Council begins its preparations for the upcoming fire season, and undertakes inspections on private property to remind landowners to reduce their bushfire risk by removing fire fuels. But since the October 9 wind event, we acknowledge that this year’s fire […]

  • OPEN FORUM: Long Term Recovery Issues After Disasters – Nov 9

    WHAT: “Long Term Recovery Issues After Disasters” – OPEN FORUM Presentation by Dr Rob Gordon and Assoc. Prof Lisa Gibbs – (University of Melbourne Beyond Bushfires research study) WHEN: Wednesday 9th November, 7pm, WHERE: Kinglake Community Centre From Kinglake Ranges Neighbourhood House: “We are coordinating a very special event on WEDNESDAY 9TH NOVEMBER @ The […]

  • Maroondah Aqueduct Replacement Project

    John Holland-KBR JV on behalf of Melbourne Water will upgrade a 5.7km section of the Maroondah Aqueduct between Balgownie Estate and Pauls Lane. The project’s preparation works will begin in mid-October and construction activity will begin in late October between Bleases Lane and Pauls Lane. Works will take approximately 12 months to complete. Preparation works will commence in mid-October. […]

  • Sustainable Gardening Australia – Learning Opportunities

    Sustainable Gargening Australia has a number of sustainable gardening events coming up that you may be interested in: Water Smart Gardening with Richard Rowe – Footscray – Saturday 22nd October – 10:30am to 12:30pm Water is critical to a garden’s success but it is becoming an increasingly scarce resource. Join SGA’s own Richard Rowe and […]

  • Toolangi Sculpture Trail 2016 – 5–20 November 2016

    Call for volunteers! Although this event is in Toolangi they do need as many volunteers as possible. Volunteers will be rewarded with seeing firsthand, how environmental sculptors create works of art in the forest over a two week period. Full information for volunteers is available here Reggie Clark from Linden Gate Gallery and Sharon Plummer from Kinglake have […]

  • Tetlow Talk 2016 – Sunday 9th October

    The Yarra Glen and District Historical Society’s Annual Tetlow Talk is being held on Sunday 9th October. The Guest speaker is Les Hutchinson, long term President of the Croydon Historical Society. He will be talking about documenting family history as he has done through his family’s letters and writings  during their travel to Australia and […]

  • River Health Incentives Program Awards

    There are only 7 days left to enter the River Health Incentives Program Awards. Please ensure you enter in the spirit of the RHIP 21st Birthday, you are in with a very good chance to take out a prize! The winner of each category will be presented with an awards package to the minimum value […]