Due to impacts of the recent flood events and in the interest of public safety, we’d like to advise our community and visitors that the Yea Wetlands is temporarily closed. We thank you for your patience while we focus on assessing the damage. During this time, we kindly request that you do not enter the […]
The 2023 Yea Wetlands Discovery Centre Inc Annual General Meeting was held on Friday 17 December. Committee members, volunteers and supporters celebrated another successful year of achievements in what was a challenging 12 months due to the closure of the Yea Wetlands, for almost 9 months, because of severe flooding in October 2022 that caused […]
Great news – the Yea Wetlands have reopened! A huge amount of work has been undertaken to repair the significant damage from the floods of October 2022. While most of the wetlands have been reopened, a section of damaged boardwalk remains closed. Over the coming weeks works will continue in the wetlands to resurface the […]
The Yea Wetlands Discovery Centre has been successful in receiving funding from the Victorian Government’s Regional Tourism Investment Fund. Steve Dimopoulos MP, Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events, visited the Yea Wetlands Discovery Centre to announce a $375,000 contribution towards a $500,000 upgrade of the Yea Wetlands precinct that will benefit both tourists and […]
The NAIDOC 2022 theme calls on all of us to make a genuine commitment to Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up! and support and secure institutional, structural, collaborative, and cooperative reforms Whether it’s seeking proper environmental, cultural and heritage protections, Constitutional change, a comprehensive process of truth-telling, working towards treaties, or calling out racism – […]
Promoting community awareness and adaptation to climate change challenges. The Yea Wetlands Discovery Centre and 2030Yea were proud to present a series of three public information sessions promoting community awareness and adaptation to climate change challenges. To view the recordings of the sessions click the links below.
School holiday fun at the Yea Wetlands Discovery Centre Wednesday 20 April, 10am – 11.30am Bring the kids along to the Yea Wetlands Discovery Centre for fun and educational school holiday activities. Bookings essential and places are limited. Session runs from 10:00am to 11:30am. Please call 5797 2663 or drop in to the Centre. $4.00 […]
An exciting new development at the Yea Wetlands Discovery Centre is the recent installation of the Gurrong dharrang, Scarred Tree, artwork by Taungurung artist Sammy Trist. Located at the entrance to the Centre, the sculpture of a Eucalyptus tree features Indigenous line art and the Taungurung totems, Bundjil the wedge-tailed Eagle and Waang the Crow. […]
We have a great range of Christmas gifts available in the Centre including locally made art, jewellery and produce. Pop in and check out what’s on offer!