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  • Shedfest 2016 – Saturday 8th October

    The Yarra Valley is home to some of the most inviting smaller wineries in the region. A great time to visit is during the Shedfest Wine Festival, held annually on the second weekend in October. Now in its 15th year, the festival was established to showcase the unique charm of family owned wineries and vineyards […]

  • Yarra Ranges Municipal Emergency Management Plan (MEMP)

    Yarra Ranges Municipal Emergency Management Planning Committee (MEMPC) are updating the Municipal Emergency Management Plan (MEMP). As part of this process it is important to share municipal emergency plans with community groups and residents. Yarra Ranges emergency management team on behalf of the MEMPC, are emailing a copy to each community and emergency management group […]

  • Have your say about a Renewable Energy Project for Yarra Glen

    In June 2016, the Yarra Glen People’s Panel recommended that proceeds from the sale of land at 39-41 Bell St be spent on the Yarra Glen Circuit River Walk and a renewable energy project. Three potential models for the renewable energy project have been identified. Each model aims to use renewable energy to deliver economic benefits to the […]

  • Beyond Bushfires Symposium

    The Beyond Bushfires: Community Resilience and Recovery study set out to learn about the impacts of the Victorian 2009 bushfires on the health and wellbeing of affected communities. After six years, two sets of questionnaires, many interviews, phone calls, emails, community visits, and the input of over 1,000 community members we have so much to […]

  • Australian Doctors Orchestra – “LARK” Sunday 9 October 2016

    The Australian Doctors orchestra are performing at the Memo Hall in Healesville on Sunday 9 October to support the Healesville and District Hospital. “Lark” – a classical music performance in support of Healesville and District Hospital, part of Eastern Health. Conducted by Warwick Stengårds, The Lark will showcase the musical talents of The Australian Doctors Orchestra, a group […]

  • Yarra Ranges Family Fun Day – Yarra Junction

    Join in the FREE family fun! Connecting families with local services including services for young people with disabilities. WHAT: Yarra Ranges Family Fun Day – Yarra Junction WHEN: THURS 29 SEPT, 2016 11am – 3pm WHERE: Yarra Centre, Warburton Hwy, Yarra Junction. Jumping castle Silent Disco Giveaways BBQ Chill out space Mobile Library Van Arts & crafts Free Swimming […]

  • Badger Creek Hall Trivia Night Family Fundraiser

    Badger Creek Hall Trivia Night. This is a fundraiser for the Badger Creek Hall. Rounds of Trivia – categories include local knowledge – Australiana, Movies &TV, Music, Sport, Geography, Local history Silent Auction: various special items available. Lucky Door Prize, Coin Toss, Raffles WHEN: FRIDAY 7th October 2016 (7 P.M. FOR TRIVIA QUESTIONS STARTING 7.30) WHERE: Badger […]

  • Supported Playgroups: Supporting Families Through Play

    Did you know? Supported Playgroups provide activities for you and your child to enjoy together. Explore how young children develop and learn through weekly smalltalk topics. Groups operate throughout the Yarra Ranges during school terms Are you eligible? Families with a child/children aged 0-4 years and a current Health Care Card (or equivalent) are eligible to come and join an exciting FREE Supported Playgroup. […]

  • A group for dads by dads in Healesville

    Come along to the September Healesville Dads Group meet up – a new casual gathering for dads of newborns to pre-schoolers (0-5s). Give mum a break, grab a coffee and enjoy some time with other dads and their children. WHEN: Saturday 3 September 2016 Anytime between 9:30 am to 11:00 am as kids allow! WHERE: Beechworth Bakery Healesville […]

  • Wanted: Grade 3 Social Worker – Yarra Valley Community Health

      Looking for a senior clinical role general counselling services, including family violence? A unique leadership opportunity exists for a senior, experienced social worker to provide counselling and to support our Counselling Team Leader in providing clinical supervision to the Team. Reporting to the Counselling Team Leader, this rewarding Senior Clinician role is responsible for […]

  • Yarra Ranges Council – Small Grants  

    Got a great idea that requires funding? Through its new Small Grants Program Council is offering funding for activities that support greater social inclusion, wellbeing and participation and that foster community leadership and capacity building. The Small Grants Program comprises a number of categories: Social Inclusion Grants (up to $1000) Community Planning Grants for endorsed Community Plans […]

  • Living with Bushfire Community Conference

    UPDATE (6 Oct) – Yarra Ranges Council Emergency Management team, would like to support and sponsor community representatives from Yarra Ranges. They have a number of tickets available, that they can offer free of charge. If you or anyone you know might be interested in taking up this offer, please contact Kristy Davies directly: with your name and […]

  • Community-strengthening and resilience-building grants for communities affected by the 2009 Victorian bushfires

    Community-strengthening and resilience-building grants for communities affected by the 2009 Victorian bushfires Bendigo, 15 August 2016: The Foundation for Rural and Regional renewal today announced the opening of two grant programs to support the ongoing recovery of communities affected by the 2009 Victorian bushfires, thanks to funding from the Victorian Bushfire Appeal Fund (VBAF). FRRR’s […]

  • SC4 Reel club: Friday 19th August “Funny Face”

    Guaranteed laughs; suspense; and drama together with fine food and good company. Dinner and movie in our Gold Class venue. WHAT: Funny Face (1956) WHEN: Friday 19th August (dinner from 6pm, film starts 7:30pm) WHERE: Steels Creek Community Centre COST: just $10 for dinner and movie (BYO drinks) or free if you would like to bring a […]

  • Community Dinner Dance Fundraiser, 2016 [CANCELLED]

    UPDATE (6th Oct): This event has now been postponed/cancelled. This is a repeat performance of a similar dance event run a couple of years ago. There will be nibbles, a delicious main and desert…all interspersed with some old time (and out of time) dancing. BYO drinks. A couple of sessions will be run in the preceding week to […]

  • Notice of the annual general meeting of SCCC Inc

    Dear Community Members, This notice is to advise of the upcoming annual general meeting of the members of Steels Creek Community Centre. The details of this meeting are as follows: Date: 17th August Time: 7:30pm Place: Steels Creek Community Centre, 699 Steels Creek Road, Steels Creek Attached (via the following links) are: • the agenda […]

  • A message from Mayor Jason Callanan

    What’s your vision for the future of Yarra Ranges ? Dear service provider, committee representative, community group representative. We recently wrote to you to encourage you to take part in the development of “My Community” – Yarra Ranges Community Values Statement. Your voice was one of the more than 1,600 responses we received. We will […]

  • Steels Creek Tennis & Social Club Mid-Winter Christmas Dinner

    Mid Winter Christmas Dinner – Bookings essential Come and enjoy a 2 course dinner including: Prime spit roasted beef and pork Hot jacket potatoes Pork crackling (worth a night on it’s own!) Buffet style smorgasbord including hot veggies, hot gravy, hot men, hot women, garlic bread, buttered and plain sliced bread stick, apple sauce, sour […]