Meet our 2021 Calendar competition judges

Lindy Schneider News

We are delighted to announce our judges for this year’s Calendar Competition: Benno Poeder was born in the Netherlands. He studied art in Australia and moved to Warburton from Sydney, where he was an exhibiting photographer and teacher.Benno has had solo exhibitions here in the Yarra Valley of both his painting, graphic work and photo images. At the moment Benno is …

New Covid-19 pandemic support program launches

Lindy Schneider News, Sponsorships

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT– Upper Yarra Community Enterprise (UYCE) Community Sponsorship rounds for for the remainder of 2020 have been cancelled. However, UYCE is pleased to announce that it is offering a new COVID-19 pandemic support program from August 2020.  Community groups that are experiencing financial hardship and/or loss of an income source to continue their operations are invited to seek assistance …

UYCE Shareholder Information Bulletin May 2020

Lindy Schneider News, UYCE

We are pleased to provide you with an update on of the year’s activities to date and how we are performing.  Usually this would be in the form of a meeting, however due to the current pandemic we are not able to do so.  In lieu of the annual ‘in person’ Shareholder Information Session please refer to our Shareholder Information Bulletin May …

Complete our Shareholder survey

Lindy Schneider News, UYCE

We’ve come a long way together and we would like to hear from you – our valued Shareholders! We are conducting a survey of all SHAREHOLDERS of Upper Yarra Community Enterprise Limited and invite you to participate. It is part of UYCE’s desire to improve how our business serves and interacts with our shareholders, customers and the community in general, …

Community Support during Covid-19

Lindy Schneider News

Published 27 April 2020 There are a range of supports available to people of the Upper Yarra who may need relief services during this unprecedented time of Covid-19. Our Sponsorships program has helped to establish and grow many services for those experiencing homelessness, financial difficulties and challenges meeting basic needs for food and clothing. Mental and emotional support services are …

Life-saving defibrillators gifted to community provide access 24/7

Lindy Schneider Media, News, UYCE

The communities of Warburton and Yarra Junction can now access a defibrillator any time of the day or night on their main streets thanks to the Upper Yarra Community Enterprise, and the Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Bank branches. A public access defibrillator has been installed adjacent to the ATM at the front of each of the branches in an …

20 Years in 2020

Lindy Schneider News

Here’s to the next 20 years! It’s hard to believe our birthday festivities are now over. It was a wonderful week shared with our community and a real testament to the the achievements of the people of the Upper Yarra Valley. Together we have done an amazing job creating the type of community we love to live in.  “We would …

Piggy visits

Lindy Schneider News

Not sure who is more excited – Ros to meet our mascot Piggy OR Piggy to meet our lovely Ros! Piggy has made the big trip to celebrate with us today on our 20th birthday in Warburton (and 12th birthday at Yarra Junction)  AND acknowledge our wonderful Ros Caneva who is also celebrating 20 years as a team member at …

Chelsea Neale – Geoff Vickers Youth Scholarship recipient

Lindy Schneider Sponsorships, Youth

Please join us in congratulating Chelsea Neale who has been awarded a Geoff Vickers Youth Scholarship for 2020. Chelsea, from Powelltown, will be studying a Diploma of Community Services at Box Hill TAFE and has a keen interest in fostering community and metal health. Chelsea has been an active member of the Yarra Junction Netball Club, achieving ‘Volunteer of the …