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  • Margaret and John Houston’s Memorial

    The Steels Creek Community came together on April 29th 2023 at the community centre to celebrate the lives of John and Margaret Houston. A big thanks to everyone who contributed to the day – from catering, cleaning up, donations of goods, presenting their thoughts and memories, and just sharing the day with others. Those who […]

  • Healesville Music Festival: April 14th – 16th

    Healesville Music Festival is back this April. The festival was traditionally held in November, but the change to April will make the most of the Autumn weather. For more information on the performers, tickets purchases and other festival information, please click on the link below

  • Steels Creek Tennis and Social Club Christmas in July

    Steels Creek Tennis and Social Club’s Christmas in July Dinner: Saturday 22 July 2023 for 6:30 pm at the SCCC Community Centre, 699 Steels Creek Road. OPEN TO THE WHOLE STEELS CREEK COMMUNITY-Cost: $35 (adults) Delicious Xmas roast of moist turkey with cranberry and sage stuffing, baked crispy glazed ham, crunchy roast potatoes, roast pumpkin, […]

  • John and Margaret Houston Memorial: Saturday April 29th 10:30am

    [Update] John and Margaret Houston Memorial: Saturday April 29th 10:30am There will be a celebration of the lives of John and Margaret at the Steels Creek Community Centre on Saturday April 29th.  We hope many of their friends will join together to share fond memories and reminisce on John and Margaret’s contribution to the valley […]

  • Yarra Ranges Council: Valley Community Recovery Grants Round 2

    The Valley Community recovery Committee invites you to apply to the Community Led Recovery Round Two grant program, to help our community recover from the COVID19 pandemic and June 2021 storm.  If your group provides support to one or more of these townships then you are encouraged to apply: Badger Creek, Chum Creek, Dixons Creek, […]

  • Steels Creek Exchange Hub – formally known as the Steels Creek Community Market

    After much lively discussion at Saturday’s Community Market, there is now a change of focus as well as name.  It will be called the ‘Steels Creek Exchange Hub’ to reflect a broader activity base, where you can exchange goods, chatter and local information, as well as enjoy the good company of fellow valley residents. Exchange fresh […]

  • ‘Scattered People’ (film)

    ‘Scattered People’ (a documentary) followed by refreshments and live music by Woodn’wire on Friday 24 June at Healesville Uniting Church. Event being put on as part of Refugee Week by Healesville Rural Australians for Refugees. Donations will support refugees and asylum seekers. For more information, see the flyer: Film Poster June22

  • Warburton Film Festival

    The Warburton Film Festival which is on the weekend commencing Friday 17th June through to Sunday 19th June. See Warbarton Festival Poster 2022 for more information  

  • 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 viewed online at: This […]

  • 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 an existing mental health problem; […]

  • 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 engaging learning opportunities in a […]

  • 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: The latest Fire Guardian newsletter is also available here. WHY DO WE RUN COURSES? As part of the Community Fireguard Group […]

  • 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, Steels Creek At the meeting, […]

  • Post Covid Update from Yarra Ranges Shire

    New group in Healesville – No Reason for Rubbish Council jobs – Youth Development Officers Find My Crew Pilot Program – looking for groups and organisations to get involved helping locals Healesville Living and Learning Centre – Looking for Peer Supporters Yarra Glenergy Updates and call out for new members Yarra Ranges Council Australia Day […]

  • 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 also be possible to obtain […]

  • New Support For Victorian Communities To Stay Connected

    The Victorian Government is helping communities to stay connected during the coronavirus pandemic through a new grants program to support local initiatives. Minister for Suburban Development Shaun Leane and Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today announced the opening of applications for the Let’s Stay Connected Fund, with grants available for community organisations, local government bodies, […]

  • 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 you need emergency assistance. 1800 […]

  • 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) Things to be aware of: ● Only burn for fuel reduction and biosecurity purposes ● Wind speed must be less than 19km/hr ● […]

  • 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 artworks on show. There will […]

  • 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 efforts of Australia’s volunteers. The […]