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In Memoriam – Vale Alby Leckie

It is with great sadness that we relate the passing of Alby Leckie, past President of Steels Creek Tennis Club and friend to us all. Our condolences to his family and myriad of friends. His funeral service will be 2:30 Friday 25 June. Because of COVID restrictions, it can be ...
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FREE Mental Health First Aid Course in Healesville

In partnership with local community groups and sporting clubs, Council is providing free Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training for Yarra Ranges residents aged 18+ years who volunteer in the Yarra Ranges. MHFA teaches participants how to assist people who are: developing a mental health problem; experiencing a worsening of ...
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Community Changemakers Program – Applications Now Open

The Community Changemakers Program aims to empower community members to develop skills, confidence and connections to create positive change in their local villages, townships and suburbs. Yarra Ranges Council (YRC) invites Yarra Ranges residents (aged 18+) to participate in the Yarra Ranges Community Changemakers Program. This free program will provide ...
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Notice of the 2020 Annual General Meeting of the Steels Creek Community Centre Inc

Dear Community Members and Other Interested Parties, This notice is to advise of the upcoming annual general meeting of the members of Steels Creek Community Centre Inc. The details of this meeting are as follows: Date: Monday 21st Dec 2020 Time: 7:00pm Place: Steels Creek Community Centre, 699 Steels Creek Road, ...
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2020 CFA Community Fireguard Online Course

The CFA has scheduled an online 2020 Community Fireguard (CFG) course to be ran across 3 nights in December; details are in the attached flyer – Registrations will be accepted via this link: https://cfa-vic-gov-au.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5EpduqtrTIpGdGKhC4InW0qtYeCsIUU4l1j The latest Fire Guardian newsletter is also available here. WHY DO WE RUN COURSES? As part ...
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Post Covid Update from Yarra Ranges Shire

  1. New group in Healesville – No Reason for Rubbish
  2. Council jobs – Youth Development Officers
  3. Find My Crew Pilot Program – looking for groups and organisations to get involved helping locals
  4. Healesville Living and Learning Centre – Looking for Peer Supporters
  5. Yarra Glenergy Updates and call out for ...
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Community Resources for Pandemic Isolation

The Yarra Ranges Shire is collating and distributing information on various family and community programs and resources, designed to help make life during lockdown more bareable. You can find some of these resources below. More details are available from the Shires website and/or via the various program providers. It may ...
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Outer East Phone Chat Service

Outer East Phone Chat Are you stuck at home due to the COVID-19 restrictions and getting a bit tired of your own company? Would you like to be able to have a chat with someone? *This is not a crisis line. Please refer to the numbers in the attachment if ...
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New rules for burning off in Steels Creek

Steels Creek is Category RURAL - Burning off is allowed on any day of the week and before burning off you must register the burn with ESTA (Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority) https://www.esta.vic.gov.au/news/register-your-burn Things to be aware of: ● Only burn for fuel reduction and biosecurity purposes ● Wind speed ...
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Yea Rotary Art Show 2020 (24th-28th Jan)

An open invitation is extended to all attend the Opening Night of the 35th Yea Rotary Art Show on Friday January 24th in the Yea Shire Hall. Doors open at 7.30pm and those attending will be given the opportunity to be the first to view and purchase from the magnificent ...
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Applications For Volunteer Grants Now Open

The Volunteer Grants Activity is an element of the Families and Communities Program. The Families and Communities Program aims to strengthen relationships, support families, improve well being of children and young people, reduce the cost of family breakdown and strengthen family and community functioning. Volunteer Grants aim to support the ...
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Locally grown garlic receives Bronze Medal

In February, Yarra Glen Garlic participated in the 2019 Australian Food Awards Garlic competition, to benchmark our garlic against other producers in the industry. The garlic is judged using the following criteria – Uniformity, Condition, Quality, Aroma, Flavour (raw), Flavour (cooked). This is our 3rd year growing garlic, and we ...
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Not The Archies is BACK!

Not The Archies is BACK! www.notthearchies.com Know someone great? Paint your mate! With a prestigious portrait prize returning in Sept 2019 to the TarraWarra Museum of Art in the Yarra Valley, Council is also returning the Not The Archies exhibition. Not the Archies encourages the local community to embrace their ...
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Free Council Event – Community Solutions in a Changing Climate

Please find attached a flyer for a free Council run event titled "Community Solutions in a Changing Climate". Expert speakers talking about strengthening community resilience and engaging others and ourselves with climate change. Dr. Susie Burke is a specialist in speaking to children about climate change and coping strategies. Associate ...
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