Latest news

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

28 January 2023

Public Information Session - Impacts on Yarralumla and Deakin of proposed new ACT Planning Framework

Residents of Yarralumla and Deakin are invited to an information session on Tuesday 14 February, 7.30pm to 9.0pm at Yarralumla Primary School. The session is being hosted jointly by the Deakin and Yarralumla Residents Associations. Click Read More to find an overview of the evening and links for a list of useful background reading.

27 January 2023

CSIRO Redevelopment - Response to public comments

Oakstand was required to prepare a response to comments made by the public (including YRA) in relation to Oakstand's application under the EPBC Act to redevelop the CSIRO site. The attached copy of their response is published for information only.

25 January 2023

Time to pack your red bows away until next December.

You can reuse your bows for years to come, but if you no longer need your bow, please don’t put it in the rubbish. YRA will take it and reuse it.

14 December 2022

Your YRA in action in 2022

The YRA and our residents have contributed to many community activities during the year. These include our red bow fairy and her team, our hard working volunteer tree group keeping Yarralumla tidy, our Yarralumla does Floriade team, those who helped restore our heritage street signs, and our members who earned funds for the YRA volunteering on the drinks stalls of the marathon and fun run.

28 November 2022

YRA Submission on The Planning Bill 2022

The community was invited to have its say on the draft of The Planning Bill 2022. YRA lodged a submission to share its views on the draft bill.

25 November 2022

Yarralumla's new pot hole park

Our new pothole park in Hampton Circuit, featured in the City News recently, is testament to our residents having a great sense of humour. It has been fun to watch it grow - intially a single oak tree, then came some petunias and roses, and then a children's playground. Last time we visited the oak tree was sporting some xmas tinsel

31 October 2022

Fixing our streets - why are paths and curbs roped off on many of our streets?

Workmen are currently carrying out the work orders put in place in July to address path maintenance issues in our suburb. These include repairs or replacement of footpaths, curbs and gutters and the addition of pram crossings.

30 October 2022

Thanks to all who shared in Yarralumla Does Floriade

We had a wonderful day on October 8th celebrating floriade in our Yarralumla community. Adults enjoyed free coffee and cake and took home a colourful plant for their own garden. The children who came to the pocket park had great fun bubble blowing. They also enjoyed a drink and cake and took home a pot of colour for their garden.

03 October 2022

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

03 October 2022

Join us on Saturday 8th October for Floriade in Yarralumla

Celebrate spring at our Floriade gardens at the Yarralumla Shops and at the pocket park on the corner of Novar and Hooker Streets. We'll be giving away cakes, free coffee vouchers and free bloomer plants.