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Activity Happenings Still to come
Floriade re-imagined Flower beds planted at Yarralumla shops & Hooker/Novar Street pocket park 29 June 2020 Display flower bed containers at entrances to Yarralumla - September 2020
Tree Group Pruning trees across parklands in Yarralumla. Mulching trees on parkland and Yarralumla Primary School (720cu metres) May 2020   Tree Goup pruning activities 9 June 2020
Yarralumla Does Christmas Weston Park - Annual picnic and concert event with bubble blowing and face painting in December each year 2020 scheduling dependent on COVID-19
Festive Tree Bows Celebrating Yarralumla's Street Trees by dressing them with Red Bows during the December-January festive season  Red Bow material will be available from  November 2020 approximately $5 per tree
Canberra Marathon Multiple drinks stations operated by YRA volunteeers each year at Canberra Marathon - second Sunday after Easter each Year Revised date for 2020 is 8 November subject to any lockdown restrictions
Community Garden Members of the community are interested in establishing a community garden and liaising with YRA Consultation with the community and ACT government underway 
Park Benches

The YRA has installed four park benches supported by grant funding from the Australian Government in 2018 and 2019. Located at Pocket Parks on corner of Banks St/Solander Place, Novar St/ Hooker St, Orana Bay and adjacent to the shared path between Blue Point and Attunga Point.

Completed
Drinking Fountain The YRA installed a drinking fountain at the Yarralumla Shops in Bentham Street supported by grant funding from the Australian Government and subsidized by the ACT Government in 2018 Completed
Defibrillators

The YRA installed two defibrillators supported by grant funding from the Australian Government in 2018. Located at the Yarralumla Primary School and in Weston Park (inside the Yarralumla Play Station)

 
Shops and Business Centre

Working with ACT Government and Community to  maintain amenity -

  • repainting walls and benches (and getting colour right); replacing bent hand rails,
  • replanting and mulching flower beds 2019;
  • fixing paving in front of Chemists 2020
Installation of Safety Bollards sought from ACT Government - long standing issue
Wetlands Build on previous work by NCA and look at improving stormwater management and recreational amenity in the Yarralumla Bay area Feasibility investigations