Yarra Council is a strong supporter of North Richmond Community Health’s supervised injecting facility trial. During its first year of operation, the team has successfully managed more than 1,130 overdoses.
In late 2018 Yarra Council was approached by a group of Michael Hutchence’s family members, friends and fans, with an offer to create and donate a statue of the late musician at, no cost to Council. The statue was proposed to be located in Richmond.
Live music is usually out-of-bounds when you're not old enough to set foot in a bar. And even in 2019 gigs are often male-dominated. The Girls Rock! Melbourne Fundraiser at this Year's Leaps and Bounds festival is changing that.
We awarded $460,000 over 2 years to 9 organisations and 1 artist to provide dynamic and valuable arts activities in the City of Yarra through the Biennial Arts and Cultural funding streams Creative Yarra and Engage Yarra 2020-21.
2020 Annual Grants Open : Grant Information Sessions this week
Our annual grants provide financial and in-kind support for community initiatives and projects.
In 2020 this program will invest over $900,000 in programs which support and enrich the Yarra community.
The influenza (flu) vaccine will only be available to children under the age of 5 and adults over the age of 65 at today's immunisation session (Wednesday, 5 June) at North Richmond Community Health Centre. Due to high demand, the vaccine has run out for those aged between 5-years-old and 65-years-old.
We’re proposing a number of measures to calm traffic in Fitzroy North streets, while still ensuring residents are able to get around. This includes trialling median islands, and right-turn bans into Brunswick Street North.