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Important Community Information-Former Amcor Site Alphington

21 April 2015

Yarra City Council seeks to reassure its community the remediation of the former Amcor site is being managed by the developer safely and in strict accordance with the requirements of the State Government’s independent agencies, WorkSafe and Environment Protection Authority (EPA) requirements.

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  • Proposed Council Budget 15/16

    15 April 2015

    The community is invited to comment on Council’s proposed 2015-2016 Budget, on public exhibition until Wednesday 13 May 2015.

  • New Cardboard Compactor to boost recycling at Yarra’s Clifton Hill Depot

    24 March 2015

    A state-of-the-art cardboard compactor, which will boost recycling of cardboard, help to reduce the amount of cardboard litter and cut the number of cardboard collection trucks on our roads, is being commissioned on Thursday, 26 March by the Yarra City Council.

  • Cultural Diversity Week

    Celebrating our diverse culture

    16 March 2015

    To celebrate Cultural Diversity Week (17 - 21 March) Council is holding a free multicultural lunch at Richmond Town Hall on Tuesday 17 March from 10.00am to 1.00pm.

  • Seniors

    Yarra Senior Ambassadors Program

    3 March 2015

    Yarra City Council is piloting a new program that aims to increase community participation by older residents from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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    Have your say on Alphington’s future

    2 March 2015

    Council is urging the community to have its say on a development plan that would transform the former Amcor paper mill site in Alphington into a mini-suburb for thousands of new residents.

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  • An Evening with Kate Grenville

    One of Australia’s best-loved and admired authors, Kate Grenville has published eight novels, several of which have been adapted for film.

  • Bridge Road Film Festival

    Richmond’s Bridge Road Film Festival is back for another year, showing big screen classics at Richmond Town Hall.

  • Parenting Sessions

    Yarra’s Maternal Child Health Service offers a range of free and low cost parenting sessions for families. For full details, visit

  • Centenary of Anzac Day

    Yarra has a full program of free community events to celebrate the centenary of Anzac Day, including: exhibitions, film screenings and a commemorative ceremony.

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