Help shape Yarra's future


The closing date for submissions on our draft Council Plan, Annual Budget, Long Term Financial Plan and proposed Waste Service Charge has been extended to Thursday 11 May.

We will also be holding an additional drop-in community information session on Thursday 4 May, from 6–8pm at Richmond Town Hall.

Yarra Council has resolved to place four of its key strategic documents on public exhibition including:

The draft documents were informed by more than 2,330 community suggestions from our engagement activities during November 2016 - January 2017.

To access the key draft documents, click on the links above, or in the document library on the right.

Hard copy form

They are also available in hard copy from:

  • Richmond Town Hall, 333 Bridge Road, Richmond
  • Collingwood Town Hall, 140 Hoddle Street, Abbotsford
  • Connie Benn Centre, 160 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy
  • Any Council Library branch

Learn more

Attend one of our community information sessions to ask questions and hear from the experts.

  • Wednesday 19 April, 6–8pm at Edinburgh Gardens Community Room, Brunswick Street, North Fitzroy
  • Friday 21 April, 12–2pm at Studio One Community Hub, 15 Barnet Way, Richmond
  • Thursday 27 April, 6–8pm at Fitzroy Town Hall, 201 Napier Street, Fitzroy
  • Saturday 29 April, 10am–12pm at Collingwood Senior Citizens Centre, Eddy Court, Abbotsford
  • Thursday 4 May, 6–8pm at Richmond Town Hall, 333 Bridge Road, Richmond **new**

Make a submission

You can contribute between Thursday 6 April and 5pm, Thursday 11 May (extended deadline) in a number of ways:

  1. Via the online submission form below
  2. You can email submissions to: info@yarracity.vic.gov.au
  3. Or Post to: Yarra City Council
    Attention: Your Say Yarra consultation
    PO Box 168
    Richmond VIC 3121

Speak to your submission

Council will hear and consider verbal submissions at a Special Council Meeting at 6.30pm on Wednesday 17 May at Richmond Town Hall.

If you lodge a submission before the extended deadline (11 May), and your submission included an intention to speak in support of it (or have someone else speak on your behalf) you will be given an opportunity to do so at this meeting. We will advise you of this process after your written submission is received.

Final adoption

Council is expected to adopt the draft Council Plan 2017–21 (incorporating the Health Plan), draft Annual Budget 2017-18, draft Long Term Financial Strategy 2017-18 to 2026-27 and/or proposed Waste Service Charge – with or without changes – at an Ordinary Council Meeting at 7.00pm on Tuesday 6 June at Richmond Town Hall.

Contact us

If you have any questions or would like to speak to someone please call 9205 5555.

For Language Assistance please call the telephone interpreter service on 9280 1940.


The closing date for submissions on our draft Council Plan, Annual Budget, Long Term Financial Plan and proposed Waste Service Charge has been extended to Thursday 11 May.

We will also be holding an additional drop-in community information session on Thursday 4 May, from 6–8pm at Richmond Town Hall.

Yarra Council has resolved to place four of its key strategic documents on public exhibition including:

The draft documents were informed by more than 2,330 community suggestions from our engagement activities during November 2016 - January 2017.

To access the key draft documents, click on the links above, or in the document library on the right.

Hard copy form

They are also available in hard copy from:

  • Richmond Town Hall, 333 Bridge Road, Richmond
  • Collingwood Town Hall, 140 Hoddle Street, Abbotsford
  • Connie Benn Centre, 160 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy
  • Any Council Library branch

Learn more

Attend one of our community information sessions to ask questions and hear from the experts.

  • Wednesday 19 April, 6–8pm at Edinburgh Gardens Community Room, Brunswick Street, North Fitzroy
  • Friday 21 April, 12–2pm at Studio One Community Hub, 15 Barnet Way, Richmond
  • Thursday 27 April, 6–8pm at Fitzroy Town Hall, 201 Napier Street, Fitzroy
  • Saturday 29 April, 10am–12pm at Collingwood Senior Citizens Centre, Eddy Court, Abbotsford
  • Thursday 4 May, 6–8pm at Richmond Town Hall, 333 Bridge Road, Richmond **new**

Make a submission

You can contribute between Thursday 6 April and 5pm, Thursday 11 May (extended deadline) in a number of ways:

  1. Via the online submission form below
  2. You can email submissions to: info@yarracity.vic.gov.au
  3. Or Post to: Yarra City Council
    Attention: Your Say Yarra consultation
    PO Box 168
    Richmond VIC 3121

Speak to your submission

Council will hear and consider verbal submissions at a Special Council Meeting at 6.30pm on Wednesday 17 May at Richmond Town Hall.

If you lodge a submission before the extended deadline (11 May), and your submission included an intention to speak in support of it (or have someone else speak on your behalf) you will be given an opportunity to do so at this meeting. We will advise you of this process after your written submission is received.

Final adoption

Council is expected to adopt the draft Council Plan 2017–21 (incorporating the Health Plan), draft Annual Budget 2017-18, draft Long Term Financial Strategy 2017-18 to 2026-27 and/or proposed Waste Service Charge – with or without changes – at an Ordinary Council Meeting at 7.00pm on Tuesday 6 June at Richmond Town Hall.

Contact us

If you have any questions or would like to speak to someone please call 9205 5555.

For Language Assistance please call the telephone interpreter service on 9280 1940.

Submission Form

Council invites you to make a formal submission in response to the key strategic documents that help shape Yarra's future using the following form. 

If you wish to speak to your submission in person (or have someone else speak on your behalf), you will have that opportunity at the Special Council Meeting on Wednesday 17 May. 

Note that submissions on the Waste Service Charge will be considered as feedback on Council’s proposed Annual Budget 2017/18. 

All submissions must be received by no later than 5pm on Thursday 11 May 2017

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What is your connection to the City of Yarra? Please choose all that apply
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Please indicate if you (or someone on your behalf) intends to speak to your submission at the Special Council Meeting at 6.30pm on Wednesday 17 May at Richmond Town Hall * required
Notification: after hitting submit you should receive email confirmation that your submission has been received. This email should also include the full text of your submission. If you don't receive this please contact us at info@yarracity.vic.gov.au or 9205 5555