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  • 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


    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 […]


    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 […]

  • Frequently Asked Questions About Wind Damage

    From the Shire: “The clean ups have begun. Contractors have been told to do whole roads. So, for example, we might have ten requests for Steels Creek Road, but rather than do individual requests we will go from south to  north.” “All clean-ups should be completed by Christmas, well in time for the fire season. […]

  • Maroondah Aqueduct Replacement Project

    John Holland-KBR JV on behalf of Melbourne Water will upgrade a 5.7km section of the Maroondah Aqueduct between Balgownie Estate and Pauls Lane. The project’s preparation works will begin in mid-October and construction activity will begin in late October between Bleases Lane and Pauls Lane. Works will take approximately 12 months to complete. Preparation works will commence in mid-October. […]

  • Sustainable Gardening Australia – Learning Opportunities

    Sustainable Gargening Australia has a number of sustainable gardening events coming up that you may be interested in: Water Smart Gardening with Richard Rowe – Footscray – Saturday 22nd October – 10:30am to 12:30pm Water is critical to a garden’s success but it is becoming an increasingly scarce resource. Join SGA’s own Richard Rowe and […]

  • “Carols Christmas” Event 2016 – Sunday 18th Dec

    There’s just way too many Christmas carols events to choose from these days. So rather than have another locals Christmas Carols event, we’re having a “Carols Christmas” event. We’ve taken on-board many of the suggestions made following last years Carols event but we’re always open to more and new ideas. WHEN: Sunday 18th December (late […]

  • Toolangi Sculpture Trail 2016 – 5–20 November 2016

    Call for volunteers! Although this event is in Toolangi they do need as many volunteers as possible. Volunteers will be rewarded with seeing firsthand, how environmental sculptors create works of art in the forest over a two week period. Full information for volunteers is available here Reggie Clark from Linden Gate Gallery and Sharon Plummer from Kinglake have […]

  • Tetlow Talk 2016 – Sunday 9th October

    The Yarra Glen and District Historical Society’s Annual Tetlow Talk is being held on Sunday 9th October. The Guest speaker is Les Hutchinson, long term President of the Croydon Historical Society. He will be talking about documenting family history as he has done through his family’s letters and writings  during their travel to Australia and […]

  • Steels Creek Association: Annual General Meeting 2016

    The Steels Creek Association Annual General Meeting will be held on November 15th at 8pm. Come along and support the group that helps support you. WHAT: The Steels Creek Association Annual General Meeting WHERE: Steels Creek Community Centre WHEN: Tuesday 15th November 8pm All members and Steels Creek Residents are invited to attend. Any queries […]