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  • Buy a Bale Fundraiser BBQ – 9th Sept

    Steels creek landcare group are hosting a fundraiser for the Buy a Bale campaign to assist our farmers and let them know that people care. We will be holding a BBQ lunch at Graham and Angie Lloyd’s on Sunday 9th Sept from 12 noon. We are asking for a $25/head donation (or more if you […]

  • Steels Creek Landcare – Volunteer Student Program

    Do you need any help around your property? Volunteers are again available to assist landowners to undertake a range of tasks. Activities, which you might describe as “high volume low complexity”, have previously included tree planting, firewood stacking, fence removal, property tidy up, weed control plus a whole lot more. The current volunteers groups are […]

  • Steels Creek Landcare Group – AGM Friday 10th August 2018

    AGM and social dinner will be on Friday 10th August starting at 6.30pm for a 7pm dinner SCCC 699 Steels Creek Rd Steels Creek Open to all financial members of the SCLG Dinner provided, BYO wine/drinks. RSVP required by 3rd August to steelscreeklandcare at gmail.com Have you considered joining our committee? New members are very welcome, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Yarra Glen River Circuit Walk

    Yarra Glen River Circuit Walk – have a say on the proposed works – 8 March, 2-6pm outside Yarra Glen IGA Thanks to the recommendations of the Yarra Glen People’s Panel, Yarra Glen is going to get a very improved river walk. Council Officers are currently working on the brief for the works. On Thursday […]

  • Yara Glenergy – Expressions of Interest Sought

    See the attached Yarra Glenergy flyer inviting expressions of interest from businesses in Yarra Glen and surrounding areas in the installation of solar panels on their premises. Please pass this on to anyone who might have an interest in applying. For further information, contact Tom Belford, 0417 171 538

  • Anzac Ave Community Groups Open Day

    Community organisations located along Anzac Avenue Yarra Glen will open their doors on Saturday 10 February 2018 from 10.00am – 1.00pm to hold the Anzac Avenue Community Groups Open Day event. The event will give members of the community an opportunity to engage with each organisation, highlighting health, educational, social benefits and the important role […]

  • Tennis Coaching for Kids Anyone?

    With some new families around, we are trying again to see if there is enough interest in Tennis Coaching one day after school at our lovely Steels Creek Tennis Club. We probably need about 4-6 kids, maybe $15 a lesson, we’d need to work out details. Please let us know by Friday 19th January if […]

  • Fire Restrictions in Force from Monday 18th Dec

    A reminder that fire restrictions come in to force at 0100 hrs on Monday 18th December, so get your burning-off done before then and don’t forget to REGISTER YOUR BURN, otherwise local brigades may pay a visit your property when passers-by see a plume of smoke. More information on planned burns is available here – http://www.cfa.vic.gov.au/plan-prepare/burning-off/ […]

  • Steels Creek Community Centre Family Pizza Night – 3rd March 2018

    The next Family Pizza Night will be on the 3rd March at SCCC. Hosted by SCCC. The event will be subsided by funds received from SCA however the time has come that we must now charge for the event. WHERE: Steels Creek Community Centre WHEN: Sat 3rd March, 2018 WHO: This event is open to […]

  • Living with Fire book: Special offer

    The book, Living with Fire by Tom Griffiths and Christine Hansen, was published by CSIRO Publishing in November 2012. The publishers currently have a limited number of copies remaining in stock and have offered these to the authors for distribution at a special price of $5 per copy, plus an author postage rate of $5 […]

  • Steels Creek Tennis Club Pizza Night – 18th Nov

    The Steels Creek Tennis club is having another wood-fired pizza night on Saturday the 18th of November from 5:30pm. There will be a tennis coach for the kids and a fire with marshmallows to cook plus plenty of great pizzas to eat. The event is open to everyone. WHEN: from 5:30pm WHERE: Steels Creek Tennis […]

  • Leadbeater Possum Talk and Toolangi Walk – 25th Nov

    Saturday 25th November Toolangi walk about and leadbeater possum talk and picnic Join the Steels creek, Chum creek and Dixons creek Landcare groups in a fascinating walk and talk in beautiful Toolangi Click here to download the notice

  • Free special community building master class for Yarra Ranges community

    Community Building Master Class with Cormac Russell, Nurture Development, Dublin Are you interested in having different conversation that will reveal the power of the people of Yarra Ranges? You are invited to a special FREE Master Class with Cormac Russell.  Cormac is a world renowned facilitator of conversations that disrupt old stories and invite people […]

  • 2018 Yarra Ranges Australia Day Awards

    Do you know someone / community group who should be recognised for what they do in the community? The 2018 Yarra Ranges Australia Day Awards are an opportunity for the community to celebrate the achievements and contribution of residents. If you know someone / community group who has inspired you, please nominate using the link […]

  • Senior Month @ Yarra Glen & District Living & Learning Centre

    In celebration of Seniors Month, the Yarra Glen & District Living & Learning Centre will be running two events. Please call the Centre on 9730 2887 or email at ygdllc@bigpond.com for bookings and any enquiries. WHAT: The A-Z of Rock ‘n Roll WHEN: Tuesday 24 October, 10.00am – 11.00am with a morning tea served after the […]

  • Steels Creek Garden Club: Annual Flower Show and Plant Sale

    It’s on again! Come and check out the rose display and buy flowers and plants of all types. Local produce (including beautiful local honey!), arts and crafts, devonshire tea, light refreshments and a raffle.  Bring your friends and tell all those city folk you know to come up to the creek for a wonderful family […]