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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Council Statement - Yass Water Supply
What is Council doing to improve the current discolouration & odour?
19 February 2019
Friday Club celebrates its 4th Birthday
During February, members of The Friday Club came together to celebrate the programs 4th birthday.
19 February 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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