skip to main content skip to main menu
Scroll

News

news.png

Media Releases

Get creative in ‘Making art from rubbish’ workshop

Yass Valley Council will be holding a ‘Making art from rubbish’ workshop to help people get creative about sending less waste to landfill.

11 October 2019

read more »

recycle 57136 960 720

Safety on Yass Roads for older road users - Free Workshops

Yass Valley Council will be hosting two free road safety workshops designed to provide the most relevant and up to date information for older road users.

9 October 2019

read more »

Blank latest news thumbnail

New playground installation for Coronation Park, Yass

From Monday, 21 October 2019, Coronation Park will be closed to the public in order for Council to remove the current slide and playground equipment, and allow Contractors to install the new playground equipment.

9 October 2019

read more »

Coronation Park Playground

NSW Government fund local councils under Regional Capacity Building Program

The Canberra Region Joint Organisation (CRJO) has been awarded funding of $840,000 from the EPA under the Council Regional Capacity Building Program.

27 September 2019

read more »

CRJO Logo Inline Web FA

Sutton Community celebrates official opening of new amenities building

The Sutton Amenities building was officially opened on Saturday, 7 September by Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman and Deputy Mayor, Nathan Furry.

9 September 2019

read more »

Sutton Amenities opening

Probity Review – Liberty Theatre

At the August Council meeting, Council considered an Independent Probity Report into the recent offer by the land owner to sell the Liberty Theatre to Council.

2 September 2019

read more »

Blank latest news thumbnail

Workshop provides knowledge on Export capabilities within Yass Valley

Businesses across Yass Valley were given the opportunity to expand their knowledge on exporting processes at an introduction to exporting workshop in Yass on Tuesday.

28 August 2019

read more »

Blank latest news thumbnail

Council Statement - Water Rebate, Yass Water Supply Network

At the July 2019 Council Meeting, Council considered its response to community requests in regard to a water rebate following the water quality issue that was experienced by residents earlier this year.

21 August 2019

read more »

Blank latest news thumbnail

Grant a game-changer for Walker Park Sporting Complex

The Yass Valley community will benefit from an upgrade to Walker Park sporting complex, thanks to new funding from a Sport Australia Move It AUS Community Sport Infrastructure Grant.

14 August 2019

read more »

Blank latest news thumbnail

Garage Sale Trail launches for 2019

Yass Valley households, schools and community groups are set to join over 400,000 people across the country on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October as a part of the ninth annual Garage Sale Trail.

12 August 2019

read more »

GST logo

Walmsleys Crossing Bridge Officially open

Yass Valley’s third bridge in a major 11 timber bridge replacement program was officially opened by Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman and Yass Valley Mayor, Rowena Abbey.

9 August 2019

read more »

Blank latest news thumbnail

Leake Street Bridge in Bowning Officially Open

Yass Valley’s second bridge in a major 11 bridge replacement program was officially opened by Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman and Yass Valley Mayor, Rowena Abbey.

7 August 2019

read more »

Blank latest news thumbnail

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2019/2020 Heritage grants

Yass Valley Council will provide $19,000 in financial assistance to six community groups, property owners and property managers under this year’s Heritage Grants Program.

5 August 2019

read more »

Blank latest news thumbnail

Mulligans Flat Road officially open

Member for Goulburn, Wendy Tuckerman toured the recently completed sealing and bridge construction on Mulligans Flat Road, with Yass Valley Mayor Rowena Abbey.

2 August 2019

read more »

Blank latest news thumbnail

Derringullen Creek Bridge first to open in $5.6 million timber bridge replacement program.

The first new bridge in a $5.6 million timber bridge replacement program for the Yass Valley was officially opened today by Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman and Yass Valley Mayor, Rowena Abbey.

30 July 2019

read more »

Blank latest news thumbnail

Yass Valley residents encouraged to Recycle Right

The new regional recycling campaign Recycle Right launched by the Canberra Region Joint Organisation and its member councils, is encouraging residents to Recycle Right by updating their recycling habits.

11 July 2019

read more »

Blank latest news thumbnail

Record $36.5M State funding to benefit Yass Valley Library Service

The Yass Valley Library Service is set to benefit from a record boost in funding, with the State Government delivering $36.5 million in funding to NSW public libraries in 2019/20.

2 July 2019

read more »

Library

The first of Yass Valley’s three new amenities buildings to open in Binalong

The brand new amenities building in Binalong will be officially opened by the Mayor of Yass Valley, Rowena Abbey on Saturday, 25 May 2019, coinciding with a Binalong Brahmans home game.

24 May 2019

read more »

Brand new Binalong amenities building

Council to appoint independent probity advisor to assist with the unsolicited proposal to acquire local theatre

On 6 August 2018, the owners of the Liberty Theatre in Comur Street, Yass wrote to Yass Valley Council with an unsolicited proposal for Council to purchase the property for a price of $500,000 (Unsolicited Proposal).

23 May 2019

read more »

Blank latest news thumbnail

Optus bring Virtual Reality and Outer Space to Yass Valley

Residents in the Yass Valley Community will have the chance to get up close and personal with Outer Space, when Optus bring their Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) Roadshow to Yass on Tuesday, 28 May 2019.

23 May 2019

read more »

Optus VR experience

Temporary road closure in place for Mulligans Flat Road

Council will commence the final stage of road construction on Mulligans Flat Road, Sutton as well as the demolition and construction of a new concrete bridge on Monday, 25 March.

12 March 2019

read more »

2015 Mulligans Flat Road sealing

Council Statement - Yass Water Supply

What is Council doing to improve the current discolouration & odour?

19 February 2019

read more »

Blank latest news thumbnail

Friday Club celebrates its 4th Birthday

During February, members of The Friday Club came together to celebrate the programs 4th birthday.

19 February 2019

read more »

Friday Club celebrate with cake web

Mayoral Statement - Yass Water Supply

We understand that the current situation is not ideal for our residents or businesses but please know we are investigating all avenues for funding and we are working towards a solution.

5 February 2019

read more »

Rowena Abbey website

Yass Valley Australia Day Award recipients announced

The 2019 Yass Valley Australia Day Award recipients have been announced today at a community breakfast in Coronation Park, Yass.

26 January 2019

read more »

Citizen of the Year Peter Dyce

Tim Shaw announced as Australia Day Ambassador

Award winning journalist and host of Canberra’s 1206 2CC Breakfast Show, Tim Shaw, has been announced as Yass Valley’s Australia Day Ambassador for 2019.

15 January 2019

read more »

Tim Shaw Australia Day Ambassador

Water safe to consume, despite discolouration

Yass Valley Council would like to reiterate that the water supply is safe to consume, despite ongoing discolouration, caused by the oxidization of naturally occurring elements in the Yass water catchment.

9 January 2019

read more »

Blank latest news thumbnail

Submissions called to shape Development Contributions Plans

Council is proposing a major overhaul of its’ Development Contributions Plans, which are currently undergoing public consultation and seeking input from the community.

4 December 2018

read more »

Blank latest news thumbnail

Yass Valley Information Centre wins GOLD at NSW Tourism Awards

Yass Valley Council’s team at the Yass Valley Information Centre are on a high after being acknowledged as the best provider of Visitor Information Services in NSW at last week’s 2018 NSW Tourism Awards.

29 November 2018

read more »

Yass Valley Information Centre team thumbnail

30 page views for the last 30 days

Share this page
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Share by Email

Disclaimers and Copyright
While every endeavour has been taken by the Yass Valley Council to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date, Yass Valley Council shall not be liable for any loss suffered through the use, directly or indirectly, of information on this website. Information contained has been assembled in good faith. Some of the information available in this site is from the New Zealand Public domain and supplied by relevant government agencies. Yass Valley Council cannot accept any liability for its accuracy or content. Portions of the Yass Valley Council information and material on this site, including data, pages, documents, online graphics and images are protected by copyright, unless specifically notified to the contrary. Externally sourced information or material is copyright to the respective provider.

© Yass Valley Council - www.yass.nsw.gov.au / +61 2 6226 1477 / Fax: +61 2 6226 2598