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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.

20 December 2023

Canberra Brickworks Development Applications for Public Comment and YRA Submissions

YRA has now completed two further submissions on DAs associated with Precinct 1 and Precinct 3 of the Brickworks development. There are currently four Development Applications associated with the Brickworks development. The YRA lodged submissions on the first two of these on 7 December. See the full article to read all four submissions.

19 December 2023

Read YRA Submission to NCA on National Capital Plan DA 97 - Block 7 Section 4 Yarralumla

Attached is the YRA's submission to the NCA on Draft Amendment 97 to the National Capital Plan. DA 97 seeks to change the land use policy of the former Australian Forestry School site from Community Facility to a mixed-use zoning allowing residential, aged care, commercial accommodation, community facility and ancillary commercial uses. Public consultation closes Friday 22 December. 2023.

05 December 2023

Canberra Brickworks Estate Development Plan - Public comment closes Friday 8 December

The ACT Environment , Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate has issued DA 202341982 seeking comments on the Canberra Brickworks – Estate Development Plan. Closing date for public comment is Friday 8 December.

05 December 2023

Yarralumla Community Carols Wednesday 13 December 6pm

Bring a picnic rug and join your friends and neighbours at Carols on the Lawn for a relaxed Yarralumla community get together. Bring a picnic or enjoy the free sausage sizzle. Face painting and bubble blowing activities for the kids.

04 December 2023

Red Bows Sold Out - See how to make your own

We've sold out of red bows but you can easily make your own - see our instructions. Reminder that when you take your bow down at the end of the festive season, put it away to reuse it next year.

14 November 2023

National Capital Plan - Draft Amendment 97 - Block 7 Section 4 Yarralumla - public comment closes 22/12/2023

The National Capital Authority (NCA) has released for public consultation Draft Amendment 97 (DA 97) to the National Capital Plan. DA 97 seeks to change the land use policy of the former Australian Forestry School site from Community Facility to a mixed-use zoning allowing residential, aged care, commercial accommodation, community facility and ancillary commercial uses. Public consultation closes Friday 22 December. 2023.

18 October 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

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.

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.