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Local Life Issue 13 is out now!

Lindy Schneider Local Life, News

Our latest issue of Local Life is now available. You can pick up your copy from either our Yarra Junction or Warburton branches or download a copy of our online edition here. Read about our latest round of Sponsorship recipients and the great projects they will be bringing to you community. Download your copy here.

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Warburton – all (hydro) powered up

Lindy Schneider Local Life, News

Warburton is leading the way in community-owned renewable energy generation. The Warburton Community Hydro Electricity project hopes to secure funding through the State Government’s New Energy Jobs Fund. An official announcement is expected to be made within the coming month. For the Warburton community, this project will represent a new era in sustainability, generating enough electricity to power around 150 …

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Local Life Digital – doing our bit

Lindy Schneider News

Love Local Life but would refer to minimise your eco-footprint and receive it via email instead of hard copy? Simply join our mailing list and we will send you the latest release on the day it’s launched. You’ll be first to know about the great things happening in your community and reduce waste at the same time. Let’s do our …

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Lindy Schneider News

When the Waterwheel complex was put up for tender five years ago, it faced an uncertain future. A team of local people, led by Upper Yarra Community Enterprise (UYCE), facilitated a vision and returned this iconic landmark to the community. Today the Waterwheel complex consists of the Visitor Information Centre, Handmade artisan shop, the Waterwheel Art Gallery and the Indoor …


Community Resources – New hi-vis vests for free hire

Lindy Schneider News

We have added Community Bank branded hi-vis vests to our range of items that can be borrowed for your sponsored event or activity. Great for marshalling or to provide high visibility to ensure the safety of your staff or volunteers, these vests come in a range of sizes and can be borrowed from the Warburton branch. There are 20 vests …

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Saving our wildlife with school banking

Lindy Schneider News, Sponsorships

Wildlife warriors in the Upper Yarra Valley will have an extra incentive to save for the future with our new school banking program. When your child opens an account we will make a donation on their behalf to the Upper Yarra Wildlife Rescue Network, a local community organisation that rescues our precious sick and injured wildlife, just like Bob the …


Lindy Schneider News

Clubs, schools and community groups have the chance to win $3K every day on Nova 100. Tune in to the breakfast show to learn how your group can win big cash prizes in Browny’s Community Chest – an initiative of Bendigo Bank’s Community Bank® branches. Register online at and get your members to vote for you. Hurry, it ends …

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Local Life issue 9 – NOW OUT!

Lindy Schneider Local Life, News

Our latest issue of Local Life, our exclusive Community Bank(R) newsletter is how available. You can pick up your own copy from either our Warburton or Yarra Junction branch or take a sneak peek here. Your personal copy will also be delivered to your household over the next week! Enjoy. Download your copy here. LOCAL LIFE 9