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Upper Yarra River management strategy

Upper Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges Authority.

Upper Yarra River management strategy

by Upper Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges Authority.

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Published by Upper Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges Authority in [Lilydale, Vic.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Yarra River Watershed (Vic.)
    • Subjects:
    • Water resources development -- Australia -- Yarra River Watershed (Vic.),
    • Recreation areas -- Australia -- Yarra River Watershed (Vic.),
    • Land use, Rural -- Australia -- Yarra River Watershed (Vic.)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementUpper Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges Authority.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC522.Y2 U66 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination99 p. :
      Number of Pages99
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2751949M
      LC Control Number86103146

      The Yarra River is also known as the Yarra Yarra River, Aboriginal: Berrern, Birr-arrung, Bay-ray-rung, Birarang. Birrarung, and Wongete). The Yarra river is a perennial river in east-central Victoria, Australia. The river flows from its source in the Yarra Ranges Country: Australia. Follow the highway past Warburton and enjoy the magnificent 25 minute drive into the Upper Yarra Valley to Reefton, where you will come to the Upper Yarra Reservoir Park - the upper most public accessible point of the Yarra River. The Park area was originally a small town constructed for the workers who built the dam between and

      The Yarra River 50 Year Community Vision informs the Yarra Integrated Water Management Forum’s vision for integrated water management in the catchment. State of the Yarra and Its Parklands report provides a comprehensive baseline for the environmental condition of the Yarra River corridor: a clear starting point to which future assessments.   Upper Yarra. 3 Tuesday, 16 October, Deer damage control. 5. A Mail News Group publication. Mail Covering the Upper Yarra Region of the Yarra Ranges Shire. Hut of history. Best in.

      Yarra Ranges Council. Report an issue. Upcoming Events. Council meetings. 25 February ATO Workshops for Small Business - Eastern region. Connect to Nature: Photographic Project. 25 February View More Events. Taking care of your family's best friends. How to register your pet, desexing, microchipping and what to do if you've lost or. - The Lower Yarra River Habitat collection has existed as a living collection. - Long Island was a major extension identified in the RBG Melbourne masterplan. Prior to European settlement the Yarra River and four swamps existed on the site. – - The Yarra River was realigned to alleviate seasonal flooding.


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The Yarra River or historically, the Yarra Yarra River, (Aboriginal: Berrern, Birr-arrung, Bay-ray-rung, Birarang, Birrarung, and Wongete) is a perennial river in east-central Victoria, Australia. The lower stretches of the river are where the city of Melbourne was established in and today Greater Melbourne dominates and influences the landscape of its lower : Hobsons Bay, Port Phillip.

The Lower Yarra River is governed via a variety of legislative and non-legislative mechanisms, which are administered by a number of State Government departments and authorities.

These include statutory rules, court rulings, council bylaws, orders in council, notices, guidelines, practice statements, circulars, codes of practice and so on. The following summary, provided by the Office of. The Upper Yarra Reservoir is located east of Melbourne, beyond Warburton within the locality of from Upper Yarra Reservoir supplies towns in the upper Yarra Valley, and Silvan Reservoir, which transfers water to most parts of Melbourne.

The management ofhectares of Melbourne's forested water catchments of the Upper Yarra such as the Watts were vested in the Location: Victoria. Yarra River Upper We set trigger levels using historical stream flow data for both the implementation and lifting of bans on the taking and use of water.

The triggers have been set to ensure water is shared fairly between licenced diverters and the environment. Yarra River, river, south-central Victoria, rises near Mount Matlock in the Eastern Highlands and flows westward for miles ( km) through the Upper Yarra Dam, past the towns of Warburton, Yarra Junction, and Warrandyte, to river’s upper course traverses timber and dairy country; its mouth at Hobson’s Bay (at the head of Port Phillip Bay), formerly a swamp.

Map 4 shows parklands, tracks and trails and Yarra River Land in the upper rural reach. Yarra River Land Yarra River Land is the Yarra River, including its bed, soil and banks, as well as publicly managed land within m of a bank of the river.

Significant areas of Yarra River Land in the upper rural. Lower Yarra River – Summary Pamphlet (PDF, KB) Middle Yarra River – Summary Pamphlet (PDF, KB) Advisory Note 65 – Amendment GC48 Yarra River Planning Controls (PDF, KB) The Victorian Government is committed to the establishment of strengthened governance arrangements for the management of the Yarra River.

Inlandmark legislation passed through the Victorian Parliament to protect the Yarra River for future generations. In an Australian first, the Yarra River Protection (Willip-gin Birrarung Murron) Act enables the identification of the Yarra River and the many hundreds of parcels of public land it flows through as one living, integrated natural entity for protection and improvement.

Overview Since late the Yarra River Business Association has actively represented the interests of small to medium businesses located on and along the river. As a result, the Lower Yarra business community has real input to the planning and operational decisions made for the area by the many and various organizations involved with river governance.

The Yarra River is a river in East-Central Victoria, Australia that flows through the city of article contains explanations and lists of the river's tributaries and other geographic river flows atop layers of silt that built up within an ancient river valley aro, years ago.

Yarra River (Upper) catchment. To be read in conjunction with Part A: A Water Sharing Plan for all Licensed Water. Users 1. Catchment Description. The Upper Yarra River contains the section of Yarra River above Warrandyte, including several major tributaries. The headwaters of many tributaries begin in protected forests and are in.

The Yarra River is also known as the Yarra Yarra River, Aboriginal: Berrern, Birr-arrung, Bay-ray-rung, Birarang. Birrarung, and Wongete).The Yarra river is a perennial river in east-central Victoria, river flows from its source in the Yarra Ranges kilometres ( mi) west through the Yarra river opens out into plains as it winds its way through Greater y: Australia.

The Yarra River is Melbourne’s most important natural asset, and all Melburnians are dependent on it. It provides 70% of our piped water and its valley is world renowned for its vineyards and natural beauty. The forested upper reaches of the river – the source of most of the city’s precious, high quality drinking water – are in good.

Range (Figure 1). The upper reaches of the Yarra River flow through forested, mountainous areas, while the middle and lower reaches, from Yering Gorge (near Yarra Glen) to Dights Falls (Kew), flow through the Yarra Valley district and Melbourne’s eastern suburbs until the river finally discharges into Port Phillip near Melbourne’s Size: 5MB.

The State Government is currently undertaking an environmental flow study of the Yarra, below the Upper Yarra Dam and the Yarra Estuary.

At the same time, the Government is set to cap Melbourne’s share of water taken from the Yarra at approximately billion litres, a major step in assuring the Yarra will get the water it needs.

Learn the basic skills required to paddle white water rapids!. No experience necessary. All gear provided. BYO wetsuit, change of clothes, snacks. Bookings essential. Costs $ or free for Upper Yarra Landcare members Please book in by 20th March. Meet Warburton Bakery-Brisbane Bridge.

The level of the Yarra River at Yarra Glen is currently at metres, below the Minor Flood Level ( metres), and falling. The river heights at PM Wednesday 06. By the river through Melbourne City became a focus for major government projects.

Today the river is bustling with activities, many bars and restaurants line the Yarra River and are home for rowing clubs, recreational boating and many parks. To learn more about the Yarra River book a private guided river cruise on board with us. Environmental Change and Management.

Upper Yarra Reservoir Park - Students will observe, investigate, collect data and analyse the impacts of human induced changes on the Yarra River for the purpose of providing Melbourne with its fresh water supply. The Yarra River winds its way through Melbourne’s Central Business District (CBD) plus a number of suburbs.

In the city, bars, restaurants, and parks thrive along its banks, bringing locals and tourists together. Numerous festivals and sporting events take place on the Yarra, including the famous Moomba Festival and rowing regattas.4/5(87).

Yarra River protection and management Options for a legislative scheme On 20 FebruaryEnvironmental Justice Australia (EJA) and the Yarra Riverkeeper Association (YRKA) convened a workshop for community groups and environmental organisations as part of a joint project on community participation in design of a Yarra River Protection Act.Read the Lower Yarra River Use Future Directions Group report (PDF, MB) Their recommendations address a shared vision for the use of the Lower Yarra River including improving governance arrangements, berthing of commercial passenger boats, event approvals and strategies for new infrastructure to support on-river activities.Last month, when we visitted Melbourne, our hotel was located only one block from the Yarra River.

Of course, we had to take a stroll down the Southbank Promenade of the River Yarra. The whole bank of the river for the entire length of the promenade was nicely landscaped and /5(K).