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Art of coffee making gives migrants job opportunities

The art of coffee making can be challenging but a group of young Burmese migrants have just graduated from a free introductory course,...

Millions to be spent on mental health in primary schools

The State Government announced a major mental health package earlier today worth millions of dollars for Victorian primary schools. The $200 million investment...

Film festival debut for student documentary filmmaker

Based on her brother's journey learning to sail, a young filmmaker will have her talents showcased at the region's prestigious Warburton Film Festival. Ivy...

New GP respiratory clinic opens

Opening just over two weeks ago, a new GP respiratory clinic (GPRC) in Lilydale is providing the community with free consultations for patients concerned...

Community raises concerns about sale of land

The community has publicly provided feedback about two issues after Yarra Ranges Council put out a request for submissions. Eleven public submissions were received...

Council welcomes announcement of free three and four year old kindergarten

Yarra Ranges Council has welcomed the Victorian Government’s plan to make three and your year old kinder free across the state from next year. On...

Aaron Violi officially declared as Casey MP

The division of Casey has officially declared its Federal member with the Australian Electoral Commission hosting a ceremony last week in Ferntree Gully to...

Successful breeding program for endangered skinks

A breeding program for the endangered Guthega Skink has had success, seeing a step forward for protecting Victoria’s unique biodiversity. Two babies have been born...

Community questions raised at 14 June council meeting

Yarra Ranges Council's directors responded to a number of community submissions at the 14 June council meeting. With the opening of the new Civic...

Cost of feral deer to increase dramatically over next 30 years

A new report released by Frontier Economics has found that uncontrolled feral deer could cost Victoria anywhere between $1.5 to $2.2 billion over the...

Old Hereford Rd property considered for planning amendment to subdivide

Yarra Ranges Council has forwarded an application for an individual amendment of the planning scheme to the State government to subdivide a property in...

Roads safety better investment than vehicle safety

In response to the Victorian government highlighting a new Transport Accident Commission (TAC) report urging drivers to upgrade to safer vehicles, Eildon MP Cindy...

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Updated Fire Danger Ratings system coming in September

A new Fire Danger Rating system is currently being developed to help ensure more accurate, relevant and effective communication ahead of next summer. The new...