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  • Steels Creek Association (SCA) Special General Meeting

    WHAT: Steels Creek Association – Special General Meeting WHERE: Steels Creek Community Centre WHEN: Sat 6 May from 4:30pm (followed by Pizza Night) The Steels Creek Association was formed in 2012. The Steels Creek Community Centre Committee (SCCCC) had its hands full at the time with recovery activities and building works at SCCC. A group […]

  • Steels Creek Tennis Club Pizza Night

    Come and enjoy great wood fired pizza, live music and sit around the fire with family and friends. Download the flyer WHAT: Pizza and Tennis, fun and frivolity with friends (old and new!) WHEN: Saturday April the 1st at 5pm WHERE: At Steels Creek Tennis Club, 821 Steels Creek Road COST: Families $55, Couples $35, Singles […]

  • Fire Danger Period Ends

    The Fire Danger Period for the following municipalities will conclude at 0100 hours on Monday 20 March 2017. Knox City Council Manningham City Council (areas inside CFA Districts) Maroondah City Council (areas inside CFA Districts) Yarra Ranges Shire Council (area inside CFA Districts) The conclusion of the Fire Danger Period is based on the change in […]

  • Do you have an idea that could benefit from $3000 of funding?

    Grants News Flash $20,000 Energising Your Community Development Fund  Exclusive to Yarra Ranges  $20,000 in grant funding is being made available to support community groups, clubs and non-profit-organisations in the Yarra Ranges. Groups can apply for up to $3,000 for projects, equipment and initiatives that benefit the local community. Applications will be accepted from Monday 13 March until Thursday 13 April […]

  • Afterburn encore screening on Foxtel Sat 4 Feb

    On the 8 year Anniversary of the 2009 Black Saturday Bushfires; don’t miss the encore screening of the brilliant documentary ‘Afterburn’ on the National Geographic Channel, Foxtel Sat 4 Feb 8.15 pm & Tues 7 Feb 7.15 pm “It’s nature at its worst – but the Aussie spirit at its best. Afterburn follows the efforts […]

  • S4Reel Film Club – 17th March (from 6pm)

    Guaranteed laughs; suspense; and drama together with fine food and good company. Dinner and movie in our Gold Class venue. We start of the year with our now traditional BBQ DINNER FROM 6pm – FILM STARTS 7.30pm Screening on Friday 17th March: LAST CAB TO DARWIN. Taking advantage of the controversial Northern Territory’s Voluntary euthanasia […]

  • 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 […]

  • TENNIS CLUB Open Day, Sunday 29th January, 2017 – 1pm

    Come and have a hit of tennis, a friendly chat or just check out our wonderful tennis facilities in Steels Creek. We will have free tennis coaching and games for the kids and free sausage sandwiches. Everyone welcome. Please note that you should BYO your own drinks. WHAT: Steels Creek Tennis Club Open day WHEN: Sunday, […]

  • Hard Waste Collection Dates for 2017

    Are you ready? The annual combined hard waste, bundled branches and metals collection kicks off in January. For more information and to look up specific collection dates, please refer to http://www.yarraranges.vic.gov.au/Lists/Latest-news/Combined-hard-waste-bundled-branches-and-metals-collection

  • YARRA GLEN ARTS SHOW 2017

    Founded by six local artist’s friends and operating since 2002, the Yarra Glen Art Show, now rebranded the Yarra Glen Arts Show is a major community bi-annual art event for the Yarra Valley. Our 2017 show is scheduled for 11-13 March 2107 and our new Artist Awards are attractive and will address the diverse range […]

  • 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 […]

  • Goat farm visit and social dinner (21st Jan 2017)

    On Saturday 21st January starting at 5pm and going to about 8pm (or whenever the chat and wine runs out) we will be visiting Brockspur Eco farm at 57 Harvey road Steels Creek where Ed and Amanda Williams will show us their goat dairy herd (including milking – you might even get to assist). This […]

  • 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 […]

  • S4Reel Film Night – 18th Nov “The Lavender Hill Mob”

    The last S4Reel movie night of the year! “The Lavender Hill Mob” A classic Ealing comedy starring Alec Guiness; Stanley Holloway; and Audrey Hepburn. Guaranteed laughs and a free feed beforehand- best value in the valley! Dinner from 6pm with the film starting at 7.30 BYO drinks Scintillating company, delicious gourmet food and a movie […]

  • Steels Creek becomes even more of a part of Victoria’s Heritage

    The State Library of Victoria (in partnership with the National Library of Australia) aims to build a comprehensive collection of Australian publications to ensure that Australians have access to their documentary heritage now and in the future. The Library has traditionally collected items in print, but it is also committed to preserving electronic publications of […]

  • 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 […]