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

25 July 2020

Yarralumla Community Garden Proposal

TheYarralumla Community Garden Group (YCG) seeks your support in establishing a community garden on the corner of Loftus and Mueller Streets.

14 July 2020

Brickworks Update

YRA started out in 1988 because of opposition to the then proposed plans for the Canberra Brickworks. After more than 30 years of hard work by many people we were represented on the community panel that was consulted as part of the tender process and in 2019 Doma were confirmed by the ACT Government (Suburban Land Agency “SLA”) as the successful tenderer.

13 July 2020

Planning and development updates

Summaries of the recent planning and development updates

22 June 2020

Do you have a green waste bin?

Green bin collection is available for Yarralumla and autumn is the time of year when you'll find one very handy

01 June 2020

Floriade: Reimagined

Yarralumla will have its own slice of Floriade with 2650 bulbs and annuals to be planted in Yarralumla as part of Floriade Reimagined

01 June 2020

Floriade Reimagined Working Bee

The first working bee for Yarralumla's contribution to Floriade: Reimagined

24 May 2020

Project Wattle

Canberra Year 12 student sets up community pantry initiative under banner of Project Wattle. Project Wattle, a community pantry, was developed by a local school student who wanted to assist those who might be finding it difficult during the Covid19 crisis.

22 May 2020

Yarralumla shops

It is fixed! Many residents have expressed concern about the state of the paving Yarralumla shops. This trip hazard was finally fixed on 18 May after first being reported in December 2019

22 May 2020

Fix my street

Remember to use Fix My Street whenever you find something in Yarralumla that needs attention - broken street lights, unsafe footpaths, overgrown street trees.

22 May 2020

Trees, Trees, Trees

The YRA Tree Maintenance Group has been hard at work after the NCA pine tree removal program next to Stirling Park delivered a mulch windfall to Yarralumla. The YRA obtained 720 cubic metres of mulch for the suburb (620 cubic metres for the suburb and 100 cubic metres for the Yarralumla Primary School).