Community

Annual Community Calendar Competition 


“Thank you for the preview of our Calendar Competition entries.  It is wonderful and makes me realise the beauty of where I live.” 

 – Elizabeth Fox, UYCE Board Member and Chair of the Community Investment Committee

Entries Open: First week July, with entry forms on our website

Entries Close: Last week July

Exhibition and Voting Opens: First week August

Exhibition and Voting Closes:  First week September

Winners announced: Second week September


Every year we look forward to the Community Calendar Photo Competition and Exhibition with great excitement and anticipation.

The Competition is open to all ages, free to enter and we invite you to submit an entry that captures the theme ‘Upper Yarra-My Place, My Community’.

Entrants must live, study, work or have a close connection to the Upper Yarra area which is defined by the postcodes of 3799 and 3797

All accepted entries are included in our photo exhibition and automatically entered into the competition to find 12 winning entries to feature in our annual Community Bank Calendar.  There is also prizemoney on offer to reward our 12 winning entries, with one category dedicated to recognising our Under 18 entrants.

To determine the 12 winning entries we invite the Community to get involved and vote for their favourite, as well as voting by our Community Bank branch staff and to round it out we also invite two guest Judges to assist.

Winners are announced in September, with the “FREE” Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Bank Calendar printed and available early December.

*Keep checking our Facebook page and website for updates announcements throughout the year*

See the winners of the 2021 Competition here


COMMUNITY BANK – COMMUNITY NOTICEBOARD – Warburton

Warburton has a NEW Community Noticeboard sponsored by Community Banks Warburton and Yarra Junction.

Located at the Warburton Bakery our Community Noticeboard offers free adverting opportunities to community groups and Community Bank sponsorship recipients to share their upcoming events and activities.

We are appreciative of the Warburton Bakery making the space available.

Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Bank Branches Making Good Things Happen In The Community.

 

 

Pictured: Yvie from the Warburton Bakery at the NEW Community Noticeboard

 


Community Bus for hire

Do you need to hire a small bus for an outing?

Funded by Upper Yarra Community Enterprise, the Warburton Advancement League (WAL) have a 24-seater, turbo diesel bus available at very good rates.

Available for your community group, school or private functions.

All you need is a “Light Rigid (LR)” endorsed licence or alternatively a driver can be arranged.

For information and bookings contact the WAL Booking Coordinator – Mobile 0437 095 327

Early booking is essential so you and your group are not disappointed!

 


Warburton Waterwheel Visitor Information Centre

Upper Yarra Community Enterprise (UYCE) continues to provide a significant in-kind contribution to the Warburton Waterwheel, the Upper Yarra’s Visitor Information Centre, through the direct support of coordination and management of the Centre.

The Warburton Waterwheel is the official site for tourism promotion in the Upper Yarra and provides visitor information, an Artists’ gallery space known as the “Waterwheel Gallery”, an Indoor Forest/Environment Education Centre and showcases the work of local artists and artisans through a retail space known as “Warburton Valley Handmade”.

The Centre is open 7 days a week from 10am to 4pm and staffed by volunteers from the local community.

Working in conjunction with local Business Group – Warburton Valley CEDA – they also provide information to the public via social media, Facebook and Instagram, and through the website: www.visitwarburton.com.au

For further information contact the Warburton Waterwheel Visitor Information Centre

Phone:                03 5966 9600

Email:                  info@visitwarburton.com.au

Address:    3400 Warburton Highway, Warburton, Victoria 3799

Open:                  7 days year round / 10am to 4pm

*Closed Christmas Day