UPPER YARRA

Three… ways to celebrate Refugee Week

Refugee Week is Australia’s peak annual activity to promote greater awareness of refugees, the issues they face and the contributions refugees are making to...

Grants for First Nations Athletes

The State Government is backing Victoria’s next generation of Aboriginal athletes with new grants available for uniforms, equipment, travel, and participation in sport carnivals. Community...

Learn about solar at Sustainability Drop-In Sessions

Curious about how electrifying your home can contribute to a clean energy future and save you money? Navigating the options and finding reputable providers can...

Former Yarra Valley umpire Ian Burrows celebrates 400 AFL games

From the wet, cold and mud in the Yarra Valley to the hallowed turf of the MCG, Ian Burrows has seen it all in...

Horse Talk

Coming up at Shirley Heights Equestrian Centre in Gladysdale is the next EA Dressage Mid-week Training Winter Series, the first of which is on...

A new star at Warburton Golf Club

The V.V.V's: There is a new star in town( or at least at the Golf Club), Suzanne Barratt has become the most consistent Lady playing...

Division One shaping up for season 2024

All teams in the Outer East Division One competition will enjoy a break for the King’s Birthday public holiday with the exception of Alexandra...

Outer East’s Premier Division so far

With the King’s Birthday public holiday giving all Outer East Premier Division sides a rest, let’s have a look at the Senior Football season...

The ladies are coming at Warburton Golf Club

The V.V.V's: Eight ladies played this week in a fantastic turnout though unfortunately, a couple who were super keen played 18 holes, so therefore, their...

An insight through art into mental illness

The latest exhibition at YAVA offers visitors a multi-modal insight into the world of someone suffering from mental illness. The exhibition is a selection of...

Comedy Night with Dave O’Neil and Brad Oakes at Warburton Bowls Club

Join the Warburton Bowls Club for an evening of laughs with veteran comedians Dave O'Neil and Brad Oakes on Saturday 25 May. This 18+ show...

Yarra Valley Open Studios 2024

Artists from the Yarra Valley region are invited to participate in this year’s Yarra Valley Open Studios, held over two weekends in October 2024....

Kin and clay come together at Warburton Waterwheel

May’s exhibition in the Warburton Waterwheel features a variety of vases from a local Warburton potter. Helen Matthews’ ‘Kaolin: Clay, Clan, Community’ exhibition is on...

String orchestra is visiting Healesville

The Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) is presenting at The Memo, Healesville on Saturday 11 May.  ACO Collective is the ACO’s critically acclaimed string ensemble that...

Last Small Hall Gypsy Cabaret to be held in all-new location

The Small Hall Gypsy Cabaret is back for a third and final year and making the move to Badger Creek. Still retaining the small hall...

Leading the way in NDIS

As the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) landscape grows increasingly complex, Recovery Options stands out as a beacon of excellence in the Yarra Valley....

Wandin North TerryWhite Chemmart expanding its Opioid Replacement Therapy capacity

Wandin North TerryWhite Chemmart is thrilled to announce that our pharmacy is expanding its capacity to provide Opioid Replacement Therapy (ORT) services to more...

Taste the Valley

Your favourite winter wine festival is back on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June to bring you all handcrafted wine, delicious bites & live...

Food Fight for Foodbank at Wesburn Primary School

Foodbank Victoria has been providing food relief to vulnerable Victorians for over 90 years and in a business where “every dollar donated – is...

Step into the realm of Wired by MJD

Embark on a journey of opulence and innovation as you step into the realm of Wired by MJD, meticulously curated by the visionary duo,...

Understanding Dry Eye Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Dry Eye Syndrome extends beyond mere eye dryness, originating from insufficient tear production or an imbalance in tear film components. Various factors, such as...

Another successful Koorie student showcase

Another cohort of new and returning students from across the Yarra Valley passed through the Koorie Student Program for 2024 producing an impressive collection...

Concerns raised in parliament over inadequate aged care services

As Australia’s ageing population grows and more people elect to remain at home longer, concern over the ability to provide essential services has been...

Yarra Junction resident Nigel Brennan awarded an Australian Fire Service Medal

A Yarra Junction local has been recognised for his commitment to fire management with an Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM) awarded on King’s Birthday. Nigel...

Cold and dry weather for the weekend

Socks on for the weekend everybody – winter is truly here. Across the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges expect mostly cold and dry...

Equity, Access, and Inclusion efforts over last 10 years

Yarra Ranges Council (YRC) will endorse the success and achievements of its Equity, Access, and Inclusion Strategy (EAIS) 2013-2023 and its Disability Advisory Committee. YRC...

Kidsafe Victoria urges increased winter safety to prevent child burn injuries

Kidsafe Victoria has called on families to take action to reduce the risk of burn and scald injuries for children this winter, as part...

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Ten books from National Reconciliation Week

This year's National Reconciliation Week took place from 27 May to 3 June. These dates commemorate two significant milestones in our nation's reconciliation journey...

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