Latest news

We notify our members of updates through a regular e-newsletter. We also plan to publish regular updates on this website.

20 September 2023

New Planning Framework - Follow up from YRA AGM

Following discussions at the AGM about the current status of the new Planning Framework, here are the links to the Interim Territory Plan and consultation and submissions on the Framework in previous public consultations.

15 September 2023

Tuesday 19th September 2023 YRA AGM - 7.30pm

Yarralumla Primary School Hall. Memberships from 7.00pm. Agenda and Minutes of 2022 AGM are linked below. We’ll serve snacks after the AGM so you can catch up with friends and neighbours and get to know your committee members

10 September 2023

Joint Standing Committee Inquiry into fostering and promoting the significance of Australia’s National Capital

Read YRA's submission and statement to the public hearing of the Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories Inquiry into fostering and promoting the significance of Australia’s National Capital.

04 September 2023

Floriade at Yarralumla - Saturday 23 September

YRA invites our community to join us on Saturday 23rd September at the gardens at the Yarralumla shops to enjoy and celebrate Yarralumla’s contribution to Floriade. We’ll be there from 10.00am–12.00pm.

04 August 2023

Have your say on Canberra Tree Planting

The Have Your Say website notes that "Across the ACT, 54,000 trees will be planted by 2023-24 to enhance our urban forest. The Canberra community has been helping identify where they should go, with planting locations to focus on areas where there aren't many trees or where existing trees are ageing or dying." Read more to see the link to the website Tree Planting Across Canberra - Have your say

03 August 2023

New picnic tables update

The orginal five tables the YRA purchased can all now be used. A sixth table will be installed at Hill Corner in the coming months. Some of the members of our hardworking tree group enjoyed morning tea at the table on Alexandrina Drive after their morning's efforts. This is a great spot for a sit down with lovely views of the lake.

03 August 2023

Brickworks update

DOMA held a fourth public presentation on 13 July. They've now made available a video presentation of the evening. Read more to see an update summary and the link to the video presentation.

16 July 2023

CSIRO Redevelopment Update

The environmental assessment under the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Diversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) has been completed.

15 July 2023

Fix my street

If there are broken street lights, unsafe footpaths, overgrown street trees, whenever you find something in Yarralumla that needs attention, report it to Fix My Street

25 April 2023

YRA submission to the Joint Standing Committee - submissions close 5 May

The Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories has commenced an inquiry into ways to foster and promote the significance of Australia’s National Capital. Closing date for submissions to the committee is 5 May. Click 'Read More': to see the YRA's submission to the committee; to read more about this committee and this inquiry; and to find out how to lodge your own submission.