Are you one of our new Board Members?

Lindy Schneider News, UYCE

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Want to contribute more to our community? Become a board member for the Upper Yarra Community Enterprise (UYCE) UYCE is recruiting several new board members. Desirable key competencies include: formal board training or previous experience in finance, governance, audit, commercial business insight and community capacity building. If you are community minded, have a close connection to the …

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Just launched Local Life issue 11

Lindy Schneider Local Life, Sponsorships

We’re pleased to share with you our latest issue of Local Life, which is full of great stories about the way Sponsorship helps all sorts of people and projects in our community. Pop into one of our branches to pick up a copy or click the link to read online or download. Thank you for supporting our community by banking …


Futsal comes to the Valley

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

Futsal, or indoor soccer, is a dynamic and well-loved sport that is now available at the Yarra Centre, Yarra Junction every Friday night between 8 pm and 9.30 pm. The goal is for this regular training night to be developed into a competition providing greater access for people in the Upper Yarra Valley. Futsal offers many benefits for health and …


A Wellspring for Community Health

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

The Wellspring is a community wellness collective that opened its doors at the end of July in the newly renovated ‘old CFA’ building on the main street of Warburton. It is a gathering space for cultivating growth, wellness and positive community that offers a range of services such as yoga, mindfulness, counselling, psychology, acupuncture, pregnancy and birthing support, and more. …

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Feed your Awesome

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

In the first week of September, many health, education, community and fitness representatives from the Upper Yarra Valley will join together to present ‘Love your Body – Feed Your Awesome’ coinciding with Body Image & Eating Disorders Awareness Week, a ‘whole-of-community’ approach to promoting positive body image. During the week, attendees can enjoy a range of free seminars and workshops designed …

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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 …

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Pony Club Victoria – Cross Country Course Sponsorship $10,000

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships

With more than 5300 members in Victoria, the Gladysdale-based site of Pony Club Victoria is a much loved and used facility for children and adults to grow in skills and confidence in horseriding and horse sports. The construction of a level 1 and 2 Cross Country Course will make this site the location for the State Championships and provide challenge …