Upper Yarra Partnership

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The Upper Yarra Partnership addresses community issues and develops solutions that will achieve long-lasting change for children and families in the area. This is achieved through collaborating with key stakeholders that work with children and families in the Upper Yarra.

The Upper Yarra includes: Woori Yallock, Launching Place, Hoddles Creek, Gladysdale, Don Valley, Powelltown, Yarra Junction, Wesburn, Millgrove, Warburton, East Warburton and surrounding townships.

Partnering Organisations

Partnering organisations of the Upper Yarra Partnership include:

  • Yarra Ranges Council
  • Yarra Ranges Kindergartens Inc
  • Woori Yallock Primary School
  • Yarra Junction Primary School
  • Wesburn Primary School
  • Warburton Primary School
  • Department of Education & Training
  • Eastern Domestic Violence Service
  • Cire Services
  • Eastern Health
  • EACH
  • Eastern Volunteers
  • Anglicare
  • Uniting|

Priority Areas

The Partnership works across four priority areas:

  • Linking Learning:   Improving the capacity of professionals to support children’s learning and development, strengthen service networks, and improve transition from preschool to prep.
  • Linking Families:  Increasing participation in health, support and education services, and parent capacity to support children’s learning and development
  • Linking Communities Increasing social connection and transport options for families in isolated communities  
  • Thriving in the Valley:  Reducing the prevalence and impact of family violence on children


More information

Want to find out more? View the Upper Yarra Partnership information flyer.(PDF, 5MB)

Want to get in touch? Contact the Upper Yarra Partnership Facilitator on 1300 368 333 or at earlyyears@yarraranges.vic.gov.au


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