RSL exhibition takes you behind the wire

An exhibition of portraits of Vietnam Veterans and their stories will add to Healesville RSL’s support for a healing garden at Healesville Hospital. Behind the Wire is the culmination of a three-year project by Belgrave photographer and writer Susan Gordon-Brown. Half a century on from the Vietnam war, Ms Gordon-Brown set out to capture the […]

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Hit the brakes

An elderly driver crashed their car into the storefront of a Yarra Glen fish and chip shop on Wednesday 15 May – the second such incident on Bell Street in 12 days. After another elderly driver took out a pole outside The Bottle-O on Friday 3 May. Nobody was inside Highside Fish and Chips Cafe […]

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Meet the artists at YAVA

Yarra Valley Arts Hub and Gallery invites you to view some of the work of artists David Bennett and Kerryl Shirley. Ms Shirley and Mr Bennett met 25 years ago and have underpinned their relationship with a deep and ongoing commitment to their arts practices. Mr Bennett takes much of his inspiration from the natural […]

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School takes a step in the right direction

Millwarra Primary School was one of the many schools across the nation that participated in the National Walk Safely to School Day on 17 May. The school had several students meet at a nearby park and then travel to school as a group to help promote physical wellbeing. After braving the chilly morning, the students […]

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Rotary event a fundraising success

The Rotary Club of Healesville’s Dogs Day Out event was a tremendous success having raised $10,500 for local sporting clubs. The announcement was made at a Rotary club meeting on Thursday 16 May and marks the fourth year of the event which has now distributed $34,000 to local community groups and sports clubs. Rotary club […]

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New signage will support endangered language

To celebrate the international year of Indigenous languages, Yarra Valley ECOSS’s Leanne Arvanitakis-Hall and Brad Charman from Yarra Valley Signs put up their Woiwurrung language translations signs. The Indigenous Languages Project funded by the Australian Government Indigenous Languages and Arts Grant, enabled ECOSS to sign the property in Woiwurrung Language, the critically endangered language of […]

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