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Escaping to the Dandenong Ranges

The itch to get away from home, travel further than a limited kilometre radius and experience the outdoors is far greater than it ever...

Freedom reigns

For 262 days, metropolitan Melbourne faced the toughest and longest lockdown in the world, making the taste of freedom sweeter than ever. Cafes, restaurants...

Vax targets see restrictions ease

After record vaccination rates that will soon see Victoria become one of the most vaccinated places in the world, the state is set on...

A cash splash for Monbulk schools

More Monbulk students will be protected from the sun’s damaging rays after the Victorian Government provided funding for more shade in school playgrounds and...

The Belgrave wizard’s birthday

He’s Belgrave’s very own urban legend but the man behind the clothes is just that, a man who has lived an extraordinary life. At...

Endless discovery at Puffing Billy

Students will be ready to explore, interact, and learn in 2022 with the launch of Puffing Billy Railway’s first curriculum-based Education program, Endless Discovery. Linked...

Council values our history, past, present and future

Yarra Ranges Council draft council plan for 2021-25 titled Safer, Stronger, Together should be adopted later this month. From a heritage perspective, it is wonderful...

Young writer shines through

Not many children know at his age what they want to do in the future but for Cruze Marsh from Boronia, becoming a writer...

YAVA Gallery mentors young adults

Several young adults are taking part in a mentoring program with YAVA Gallery, part of a Yarra Ranges Council Covid-19 recovery funding. YAVA created...

Melbourne’s citizen scientists celebrate 20 years of the Frog Census

One of Melbourne Water’s most popular volunteer programs has hopped to a major milestone this spring – marking its 20th anniversary. The Frog Census...

Cardinia shire cat desexing offer

Cardinia Shire Council, the National Desexing Network and local veterinary clinics have joined forces to offer residents in need a subsidised desexing program for...

New shared vision urgently needed for Australia’s forests

Active and adaptive forest management and increased integration of Indigenous knowledge with Western scientific evidence and technologies are key to restoring and maintaining the...

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Diverting household rubbish from landfill

Yarra Ranges Council has joined 14 other councils in Melbourne’s south east to form a company to deliver an advanced waste processing alternative...