EVENT ORGANISERS | Time to apply for event funding!

Council’s annual Event Funding Program is now..…

EVENT ORGANISERS | Time to apply for event funding! Council’s annual Event Funding Program is now..…

EVENT ORGANISERS | Time to apply for event funding! Council’s annual Event Funding Program is now open. All organisations wanting to hold events in the Alpine Shire are encouraged to apply. Applications close June 29. Information and application forms are available here: http://www.alpineshire.vic.gov.au/Page/Page.aspx?Page_Id=126
Alpine Shire 18 Jun 2018
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SNOW MAP SUNDAY! | Snow is forecast down to 600m today - stay warm and have fun! ☃️

SNOW MAP SUNDAY! | Snow is forecast down to 600m today - stay warm and have fun! ☃️

SNOW MAP SUNDAY! | Snow is forecast down to 600m today - stay warm and have fun! ☃️
Alpine Shire 17 Jun 2018
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BRIGGS BRIDGE UPDATE | Briggs Bridge on Redbank-Mongans Rd at Coral Bank is currently being upgraded…

BRIGGS BRIDGE UPDATE | Briggs Bridge on Redbank-Mongans Rd at Coral Bank is currently being upgraded…

BRIGGS BRIDGE UPDATE | Briggs Bridge on Redbank-Mongans Rd at Coral Bank is currently being upgraded to allow the removal of the load limit. The final stage of the deck strengthening will start on Tuesday, 19 June and will involve the total closure of the bridge for up to four hours from 9.00am. The bridge works are expected to be completed by June 30.
Alpine Shire 14 Jun 2018
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New signs at Green Hill Lake make fire ratings clear

New signs at Green Hill Lake make fire ratings clear

CFA District 16 Operations Officer Neville Collins (left) and Ararat Rural City Council Emergency Management (Fire) and Community Safety Co-ordinator Bob Barks with one of the new signs at Green Hill Lake camping reserve.
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Ararat Town Hall reveals 2019 show program

Ararat Town Hall reveals 2019 show program

Acrobatics show By A Thread will come to Ararat on April 2.
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Banyule recycling business as usual

Banyule Council’s recycling service has not been affected by the Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) recently issuing notices for sites at Coolaroo and Laverton North to stop receiving waste. 18 February 2019
Banyule Latest News 18 Feb 2019
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Community Satisfaction Survey 2019

Community Satisfaction Survey 2019

Phone interviewing for the annual Community Satisfaction Survey will be happening throughout February and March. 7 February 2019
Banyule Latest News 07 Feb 2019
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Participate in the 2019 Grand Parade

Participate in the 2019 Grand Parade

The Grand Parade is a family-friendly affair and welcomes participation from community organisations, schools, sporting clubs, businesses and any group in Banyule keen to embrace the spirit of community connectedness and creative imagination. 7 February 2019
Banyule Latest News 07 Feb 2019
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Cowes Transit Centre underway

Cowes Transit Centre underway

The next Cowes Revitalisation project has begun. Cowes Transit Centre will bring 123 all-day carparks, a bus interchange, taxi spaces and a Changing Places toilet.
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Buckley farewells Bass Coast

Buckley farewells Bass Coast

Bass Coast Shire Council farewelled CEO Paul Buckley PSM on Friday, 15 February after five years in the top job. Ali Wastie will take up the position of CEO on Monday, 18 February.
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Cowes Transit Centre undeway

Cowes Transit Centre undeway

The next Cowes Revitalisation project has begun. Cowes Transit Centre will bring 123 all-day carparks, a bus interchange, taxi spaces and a Changing Places toilet.
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Keep Recycling, Baw Baw!

Keep Recycling, Baw Baw!

Baw Baw Shire residents are encouraged to keep recycling as usual with Council’s service contract unaffected by recent industry developments.
Baw Baw Shire Council 20 Feb 2019
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Feast Fest Coming to Baw Baw

Feast Fest Coming to Baw Baw

Foodies keen to extend their Melbourne Food and Wine Festival experience can join in a host of culinary tours and activities taking place across Baw Baw as part of "The Village Feast".
Baw Baw Shire Council 20 Feb 2019
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Help Shape a More Family Friendly Baw Baw

Help Shape a More Family Friendly Baw Baw

Baw Baw Shire Council is seeking feedback and ideas on ways to create a more family friendly community.
Baw Baw Shire Council 20 Feb 2019
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Inclusive Bayside Grants open now

Inclusive Bayside Grants open now

Bayside City Council is pleased to announce the Inclusive Bayside Grants Program 2019. This program...
Bayside City Council 20 Feb 2019
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Commuter bus trial to end

Commuter bus trial to end

The commuter bus trial will end after a review found it was not reducing pressure on parking at Middle Brighton...
Bayside City Council 20 Feb 2019
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It’s ok to play in the street

It’s ok to play in the street

Contrary to recent media reports, Bayside City Council does not oppose supervised play in the streets. We encourage...
Bayside City Council 20 Feb 2019
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Tussock hitches a ride across the state

Tussock hitches a ride across the state

The Victorian Serrated Tussock Working Party (VSTWP) would like to advise landowners to ensure fodder and hay purchased this summer and autumn is free of noxious weeds, and in particular, serrated tussock (Nassella trichotoma).
Benalla Rural City 20 Feb 2019
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Australians urged to help shave the world from blood cancer

Australians urged to help shave the world from blood cancer

The Leukaemia Foundation is calling for Australians to help them shave the world from blood cancer during the annual World's Greatest Shave campaign this March 13 - 17.
Benalla Rural City 20 Feb 2019
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Youth Mental Health First Aid training offered to parents

Youth Mental Health First Aid training offered to parents

Parents of young people in Benalla Rural City are being offered the opportunity to attend a Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMFHA) training course as part of the Live4Life Benalla program.
Benalla Rural City 04 Feb 2019
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An update on our recycling collections

Recycling bins will be collected as normal, but you can help to reduce the amount of recycling being collected.
City of Boroondara 20 Feb 2019
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New Service Crew caring for our shopping centres

New Service Crew caring for our shopping centres

The City of Boroondara has implemented a new ‘Service Crew’, improving the way it takes care of local shopping centres on the spot.
City of Boroondara 12 Feb 2019
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Hottest 10 adult fiction books in 2018

Boroondara’s most-read fiction books in 2018 revealed.
City of Boroondara 11 Feb 2019
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Community Consultation: JR Parsons Reserve Communi...

Community Consultation: JR Parsons Reserve Communi...

We need your help to make the reserve better and to keep pace with the community’s changing needs. Our community consultation will be held so you can help us prepare a vision and site plan for JR Parsons Reserve.
City of Brimbank 24 Feb 2019
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Sustainable Living in Brimbank

If you’re excited about living a more sustainable lifestyle then come along to the ninth annual Sustainable Living in Brimbank Festival on Saturday 23 February!
City of Brimbank 23 Feb 2019
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Life of Pi at Sunshine Plaza

Sunshine Plaza is hosting its first ever outdoor cinema event, featuring Hollywood hits and incredible food and drink!
City of Brimbank 23 Feb 2019
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Environmental Upgrade Finance Program

Media release - Environmental Upgrade Finance Program for local businesses
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Recycling to continue

Media release - Residents urged to keep recycling
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Five to thrive!

Media release - Federal election lobbying efforts
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Last of Summer Music Series for 2019

Squeeze the last sizzle out of summer at the final Summer Music Series concert for 2019 this Sunday 24 February.
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Social and Affordable Housing Strategy adopted

Cardinia Shire Council last night adopted its Social and Affordable Housing Strategy.
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Recycling update

The EPA has ordered recycling processor SKM to stop receiving recyclable material until further notice.
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Excitement revs up for Cranbourne GP Run

Excitement revs up for Cranbourne GP Run
Casey City Council 18 Oct 2018
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Council welcomes $169 million Hall Road upgrade

Council welcomes $169 million Hall Road upgrade
Casey City Council 18 Oct 2018
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Bunjil Place first year highlights shine in 2017-18 Annual Report

Bunjil Place first year highlights shine in 2017-18 Annual Report
Casey City Council 17 Oct 2018
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Bridge works cause minor delays

Bridge works cause minor delays

East Gippsland Shire Council advises residents of minor traffic delays on a number of roads as part of council’s bridge renewal program.20/02/2019Find out more ...
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Having trouble paying your rates?

Having trouble paying your rates?

Do you need some extra time to pay your East Gippsland Shire Council rates? 18/02/2019Find out more ...
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Beyond Blue ambassador keynote speaker

Beyond Blue ambassador keynote speaker

Beyond Blue ambassador David Corduff will visit Bairnsdale on Tuesday, February 26 as the keynote speaker for East Gippsland Shire Council’s Grow your Business forum.18/02/2019Find out more ...
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Engineering survey and design of Osbornes Flat Road

Engineering survey and design of Osbornes Flat Road20/09/2018Find out more ...
Indigo Shire Council 20 Sep 2018
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Indigo Weekly Update 14 September 2018

Check out what's been happening at Indigo Shire this week.14/09/2018Find out more ...
Indigo Shire Council 14 Sep 2018
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A trail to a great future

The start of one of the biggest infrastructure developments in Indigo Shire was officially launched today by Jaclyn Symes, MLC Northern Victoria.13/09/2018Find out more ...
Indigo Shire Council 13 Sep 2018
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Kingston residents urged to ‘Detox your Home’ from toxic chemicals

Kingston residents are being urged to ‘Detox your Home’ – a safe, free and easy-to-use service to dispose of common, highly toxic household chemicals without harming your health or the environment.
Kingston City Council 20 Feb 2019
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Kingston response to recycling crisis

Kingston Council has urgently responded to the EPA’s closure of two SKM recycling sites and is negotiating with an alternative recycling contractor to temporarily accept the area’s recycling material.
Kingston City Council 20 Feb 2019
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Fall in love... with this year's Mordi Fest line-up

There's something you'll love more than romance this Valentine's Day: the music, food and wine offerings at this Year's Mordi Fest.
Kingston City Council 14 Feb 2019
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Events and Festivals Grant Program to open

Council’s annual Events and Festivals Grant Program will open for applications from 1 March 2019.
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New black rubbish bins being delivered

From this year all general rubbish bins and recycling bins provided by Council will have black bodies instead of the usual green.
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Residents reassured recycling will not go to landfill

Residents reassured recycling will not go to landfill

Council is reassuring residents that recyclable materials placed in their yellow recycling bins will not go to landfill and will continue to be processed as normal.
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You’re invited to breakfast with Meredith Gaston on International Women’s Day

Come along and enjoy breakfast with Meredith Gaston at Karralyka on Friday 8 March.
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Snuggle back, relax and explore the fun side of sleep with Land of Nod

Land of Nod playfully celebrates the extraordinary world of sleep.
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Learn how to ethically declutter and turn clutter into opportunities – free workshop

Discover tips on how to declutter your home for a simpler life and without it costing the earth by attending a free workshop this February.
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ArtPlay is on the hunt for the next batch of exciting projects, with applications now open for the 2019 New Ideas Lab.
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Much-loved weather forecaster and meteorologist Jane Bunn and soccer legend Archie Thompson have been crowned this year’s Moomba Monarchs today by City of Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp.
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Robert Doyle has withdrawn a Supreme Court action that resulted in an injunction order stopping the City of Melbourne from finalising an independent investigation into allegations regarding his behaviour at a Melbourne Health event in 2016.
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Experience everything Mildura Eco Village has to offer each Thursday

Experience everything Mildura Eco Village has to offer each Thursday

If you want to find out the latest in sustainable living, how to make your existing or new home more energy efficient, or grow your own vegetables in a community garden, Mildura Eco Village is now more accessible than ever.
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Heat health alert - 14, 15, 16 and 17 January

A heat health alert has been issued for Monday 14, Tuesday 15, Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 January. Activate your heat health plan and take extra steps to survive the heat. Council Outdoor Pool operation hours will be extended and you can also cool off at one of our air-conditioned libraries during open hours. Visit our heat health webpage for more information or www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/heat
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Heat health alert - 14, 15 and 16 January

A heat health alert has been issued for Monday 14, Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 January. Activate your heat health plan and take extra steps to survive the heat. Council Outdoor Pool operation hours will be extended and you can also cool off at one of our air-conditioned libraries during open hours. Visit our heat health webpage for more information or www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/heat
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Heat health alert - 14 and 15 January

A heat health alert has been issued for Monday 14 and Tuesday 15 January. Activate your heat health plan and take extra steps to survive the heat. Council Outdoor Pool operation hours will be extended and you can also cool off at one of our air-conditioned libraries during open hours. Visit our heat health webpage for more information or www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/heat
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Port Phillip Council regrets it must continue temporarily diverting recyclables to landfill. Read ou…

Port Phillip Council regrets it must continue temporarily diverting recyclables to landfill. Read ou…

Port Phillip Council regrets it must continue temporarily diverting recyclables to landfill. Read our Mayor's full statement: http://ow.ly/v3bj30nKu9m #CoPPNews (Feed generated with FetchRSS)
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Port Phillip Shines with Solar Partnership Program https://t.co/G2mAMgjmMr #CoPPNews https://t.co/A6…

Port Phillip Shines with Solar Partnership Program https://t.co/G2mAMgjmMr #CoPPNews https://t.co/A6…

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Council disappointed we need to divert recyclable materials to landfill for 2 days next week due to …

Council disappointed we need to divert recyclable materials to landfill for 2 days next week due to …

Council disappointed we need to divert recyclable materials to landfill for 2 days next week due to issue for processor SKM. They advised they expect to reopen & accept recyclables collected from our residents & businesses by 20 Feb http://ow.ly/qwTt30nHYF1 #CoPPNews (Feed generated with FetchRSS)
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Sale of Council-owned land endorsed

“Our decision to amend the proposed development plan responds to concerns that direct access to each of the residential lots would have an adverse impact on the roadside swale,” said Borough of Queenscliffe Mayor, Cr Bob Merriman. Council has authorised Borough of Queenscliffe Chief Executive Officer, Mr Lenny Jenner, to take the necessary actions required to achieve sale of the land in accordance with the Local Government Act 1989 and the Borough of Queenscliffe’s ‘Sale, Exchange or Transfer of Council Land’ policy. “On behalf of Council I would also like to take this opportunity to publicly thank the members of the community who took the time to detail their feedback to Council and speak to us in support of their concerns and suggestions.” “Council will keep the community informed via updates on our website and local media as the sale of Council-owned land at Murray Road progresses,” Cr Merriman concluded.
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Community Environment Alliance grants now open

Community Environment Alliance grants now open

“Through our first round of CEA grants in 2018, Council was able to support three local projects that have had a far-reaching and very positive impact across the community,” said Borough of Queenscliffe Mayor, Cr Bob Merriman. “These outstanding results give Council very high hopes for the potential of the 2019 program, and we look forward to receiving and reviewing applications from local organisations in the near future,” said Cr Merriman. In 2018, the CEA grants program funded three local projects:• Boomerang Bags, conducted by the Queenscliffe Neighbourhood House;• Kids Teaching Kids Local Conference 2018, conducted by St Aloysius Catholic Primary School; and• Gardens for Wildlife – A Targeted Approach, conducted by the Swan Bay Environment Association.
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The Borough of Queenscliffe welcomes new citizens

The Borough of Queenscliffe joined towns and regions across Australia in welcoming four new citizens from two countries as part of Council’s 2019 Australia Day celebrations. On the advice of his migration agent, Gurpreet investigated an opportunity at Belsize and Co café in Queenscliff five years ago and has worked there ever since. While Gurpreet would like to thank every Australian who has given his family a safe and enjoyable life in Australia, he is particularly grateful to his employers, his wife’s employers and the staff at Queenscliff Primary School, as well as his friends, the people of Queenscliff, and the Borough of Queenscliffe Council.
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Promotional sign to go to Planning Committee

Promotional sign to go to Planning Committee

Monday, 18 February, 2019 An application for the installation of a promotional sign at 15 Tarcombe Street, Euroa, will be put to Council for consideration at a Planning Committee Meeting on Tuesday, 26 February at 4pm. This application was originally presented at the last meeting of the Planning Committee on 27 November 2018, but a decision was deferred to allow for additional consultation which was done by way of an additional notice in the Euroa Gazette. Since the deferral of the previous decision, the applicant has reduced the size of the sign from 42.4 to 27 square metres on each side; however this has not been done by way of formal amendment to the application.
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February Euroa Cattle Sale Report

February Euroa Cattle Sale Report

Tuesday, 12 February, 2019 By Brad Gleeson, Landmark Euroa  Euroa agents held their monthly store cattle sale on Wednesday 6th February, where agents yarded a respectable 1300 head of cattle. The sale commenced as always on the heavier run of yearling steers, with very few good quality pens and limited numbers in pens, prices across this category were generally 10-20 c/kg cheaper. Prices varied depending on breed with many of the Angus and Angus cross cattle sold to fully firm rates, with strong demand for these cattle to go to future grain feeding.
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Let's talk waste education

Let's talk waste education

In order to assist our communities, we want to know what you would like to learn about, and how we can better support your household to become more waste wise and produce less waste.  A survey has been made available on the Strathbogie Shire website www.strathbogie.vic.gov.au for residents to complete until Friday 19th March. At these events you can find out more about using the kerbside bins, access paper versions of the survey and discuss what types of educational programs you would like to see in relation to waste and resource recovery. “We want to get a better understanding of community needs regarding waste and resource recovery education so that we can deliver an education program that is relevant and useful for local residents,” Ms Davis-Williams explained.
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Special Charge Scheme - Bruce Street, Yarram

Special Charge Scheme - Bruce Street, Yarram

Wellington Shire Council advises a Notice of Intention to declare a Special Charge for the construction of part of Bruce Street, Yarram. 
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Deputy PM talks drought with Wellington Shire

Deputy PM talks drought with Wellington Shire

The ongoing impacts of the drought and recent bushfires were top of the agenda when Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack met with Wellington Shire Council, and local Federal member Darren Chester.
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Parks Week 2019

Parks Week 2019

Wellington Shire Council have lined-up an exciting range of activities for the community to celebrate Parks Week 2019! This year's program will take place from Saturday 2 - Sunday 10 March and has events catered to all levels and abilities.
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Nominees announced for Women of Yarra Awards 2019

Nominees announced for Women of Yarra Awards 2019

We received a record number of nominations for our Women of Yarra Awards 2019. Winners will be announced an awards ceremony on International Women's Day, Friday 8 March at Collingwood Town Hall. Read more
Yarra City Council 20 Feb 2019
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Help us keep childcare fair

Help us keep childcare fair

Tell us how we should prioritise our childcare and kindergarten places. Read more
Yarra City Council 20 Feb 2019
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Fitzroy Pool closure for charity swim event

Fitzroy Pool closure for charity swim event

From 6pm on Friday 23 February to 7pm on Saturday 24 February, a 24 hour charity swim to raise money for multiple sclerosis sufferers will take over Fitzroy's 50 metre pool. Read more
Yarra City Council 20 Feb 2019
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Selby celebrates new kitchen and bathroom

Selby celebrates new kitchen and bathroom

Selby Tennis Club members and local businesses have pitched in to complete upgrades to their kitchen and bathroom made possible by funding from Council’s Capital Development Grants program.
Yarra Ranges Council 19 Feb 2019
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New chicanes make Warby Trail accessible to those with a disability

New chicanes make Warby Trail accessible to those with a disability

It’s a whole lot easier to complete the Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail if you are living with a disability thanks to Council’s recent improvements. Council has recently finished works to modify the chicanes at road crossings to improve safety and provide all abilities access to the trail.
Yarra Ranges Council 19 Feb 2019
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Council urges residents to continue recycling

Council urges residents to continue recycling

Yarra Ranges Council is urging residents to continue recycling, following recent media reports of recycling plant closures.
Yarra Ranges Council 18 Feb 2019
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