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Burrinja CEO say see you later, not goodbye

“The line’s cutting out… oh wait I can hear you now.” Gareth’s voice crackled back at me from the other end of the line. The familiar...

Multicultural media outlets receives State Government funding

The State Government is ensuring all Victorians can tell their stories through a vibrant multicultural media outlet and recognise their critical role in building...

Community caring for one another

The Cockatoo’s Hills Men's Shed Inc (HMS) has generously donated a large Sienna Pine outdoor picnic table to the Macclesfield CFA. HMS is a small...

Monbulk footballers beaten in 10 Minute Blitz while netballers won four out of five

Football Seniors The Monbulk Football Netball Club began their 2024 campaign under new coach Matt Cunningham on Saturday with a trip to Upwey. These teams had...

Bombers ready for the big time

Coach: Sein Clearihan. Captain: Jake Pedder. 2023: 1st (16-2). Premiers of Division One. Ins: Stephen Kepahnki (South Belgrave), Ewan Wadsworth (Yarra Junction), Sean Derksen (Montrose), Anthony Fischer...

Para-triathlon gold medalist national championship inspires community

Often it can be difficult to find activities, social groups, and sports for young people with disabilities, but Bradley McMeeken has stunned everyone with...

Gembrook slays dart league giants

Two fantastic contests provided the highlights of round five of the South West Gippsland Dart League with Gembrook and Generals scraping in by the...

Bombers bring back Clearihan as Brookers rivalry reignites

2023 Outer East Football Netball Division One premiership winning coach Sein Clearihan is excited to be leading Emerald into battle as the club takes...

A clash no more as women to don new jumper

For the first time since their establishment, the Mount Evelyn Football Club’s women’s team will have their own clash jumper to don thanks to...

Changing the perception of insects through quilting

Menzies Creek crafter Bree Thomas has been an “artsy” person for as long as she can remember. Growing up she watched her mother knit, crochet...

Dynamic duo shine at Lyrebird Awards

A young talented comedy performer and director/actor turned choreographer have both won in their respective categories at the Lyrebird Awards in March. Representing the...

Suzannne Phoenix’s 2024 International Women’s Day project returns

An acclaimed Millgrove photographer has returned with her 13th annual international Women's Day exhibition featuring portraits of 26 inspiring women. Made up of raw black-and-white...

Plant Expo at Sassafras

The Ferny Creek Horticultural Society (FCHS) is holding a Mini Plant Expo on Thursday 14 March. The 18th Annual Plant Collector’s Expo was scheduled for...

A free wardrobe exchange for children in April

Cardinia Shire Council has partnered with The Clothing Exchange to allow parents and guardians the opportunity to exchange their children's' toys and clothing for...

The Road to Patagonia

Born and raised in Harkaway, filmmaker Matty Hannon’s new release ‘The Road to Patagonia’ is set to hit the Cameo cinema in Belgrave on...

Kallista Village celebrates first birthday

A year ago a new township group was formed, Kallista Village Inc, to be a voice for those who live, work and play in...

Have fun with Emerald Community House

Emerald Community House (ECH) puts meaning into being 'the place where connections are made and opportunities realised.' ECH has been investing in community resilience...

Emerald Glades crowned ‘Home of the Year’ for fourth year running

For an unprecedented fourth year in succession, local residential aged care home Emerald Glades has won the Lifeview Home of the Year award. The innovative...

Monbulk & District Community Enterprises Limited certified as a Social Traders Social Enterprise

Monbulk & District Community Enterprises Limited, the owner of the franchise for Community Bank Monbulk & District has recently been certified as a Social...

Have you considered a career as a Support Worker?

Local nurse Chris Dawson found himself tired of working in a sterile hospital setting and, following several years working in the in-home care sector,...

Unveiling the future of hearing

At Hearsmart Hearing Solutions, we are elated to announce the much-anticipated launch of Genesis AI hearing aids from Starkey. This groundbreaking technology marks a...

Five young offenders arrested after seven armed robberies across the east

Police arrested five children in a high-speed chase on Tuesday 16 April after a stolen car was spotted in Melbourne’s outer east. Eastern Region...

Roadside storm debris cleanup update

Yarra Ranges Council (YRC) has completed its roadside storm debris cleanup program in the Upwey-Belgrave area to remove fallen trees and branches by roadsides...

Safe Cat, Safe Wildlife webinar on Thursday

Join the Yarra Ranges Landcare Network for a free online information session about the Safe Cat, Safe Wildlife program. Guest speakers include Estelle Van Hoeydonck...

Multiple arrests made, including Ferntree Gully man

A Ferntree Gully man and others were part of a group of multiple arrests made recently by Victoria Police. Over the recent Easter long...

Showcasing the emerging artists of the Yarra Ranges

After the challenges of completing VCE, these students are displaying their hard work for the community to enjoy. Engage with a diverse range of...

Aggravated burglary in Wantirna

Police are on the hunt for a man, following an alleged aggravated burglary in Wantirna, Thursday 11 April. Investigators were informed an unknown man entered...

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Health care

All Australians deserve access to a strong, reliable, and affordable healthcare system that is close to home. But here in the Yarra Ranges, with...