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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.

12 June 2021

CSIRO and Forestry School - YRA submissions and survey

The CSIRO site on Banks Street is a heritage listed precinct. Read the summary of the development proposed for the site together with the YRA’s recent submissions on the proposal. Share your views by completing the survey so YRA can provide feedback on behalf of our community.

12 June 2021

Seaplanes on the lake - discussion paper for comment

The NCA has released a discussion paper for public comment concerning possible seaplane operations on Lake Burley Griffin. YRA has prepared a draft submission raising concerns including the safety of lake users.

12 June 2021

Brickworks - Environmental Impact Statement for your comment

DOMA, the developer of the Brickworks site, has lodged an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) which is now open for public comment.

22 May 2021

Heritage Street Signs

Part of Yarralumla’s heritage are two historic street signs on the corner of Banks and Hooker Streets and Banks and Bentham Streets. Read about their history and their recent restoration.

22 May 2021

A short heritage walk around Yarralumla

As part of the Canberra and Region Heritage Festival for 2021, YRA organised a short walk around Yarralumla to highlight the many heritage features found locally.

21 May 2021

Free bulky waste collection for Yarralumla

Available from 1 July. Bookings essential

15 May 2021

Do you have a green bin?

Autumn leaves are beautiful to look at but degrade our lake if they find their way from our gutters into storm water drains.

01 May 2021

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.

15 March 2021

E-scooter Survey

As the six-month review of e-scooters operating in Canberra approaches, Elizabeth Lee has published a survey to gather your thoughts on the scooters.

03 March 2021

Proposed listing of Lake Burley Griffin on the Commonwealth Heritage List

Read the submission lodged by YRA in support of the proposal to list Lake Burley Griffin and adjacent lands.