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Living Here

Groups and Events

 

A welcoming community

Yarrabilba is more than a place to live. It’s a vibrant, active community that welcomes you to get involved! With its own dedicated community partnerships manager, and home to more than twenty-five community groups, the popular ‘Mingle Markets’, vibrant community garden and a calendar of seasonal events, festivities and family activities; Yarrabilba has a spirit of its own  that you’ll never stop discovering. 
 

 

Building homes is just part of the story at Lendlease.

We use modern planning and community development methods to create safe, self-sustaining communities where neighbours have the opportunity to meet and become friends.

Along with our Meet your Neighbour events, as the community continues to grow, you’ll have the opportunity to meet new people at a range of fun, social activities.

For more information about what's on in Yarrabilba, join the Facebook page: facebook.com/myyarrabilba

Yarrabilba also has an active community association. To find out more visit http://www.yarrabilba.org where you can sign up for newsletters, and you can follow on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/YarrabilbaConnect. The Yarrabilba Community Association welcomes new volunteers who are keen to get involved in their local community.

Be kept up to date with the Yarrabilba Community Newsletter. This quarterly print and e-publication includes community safety updates, development updates, community profiles and events.

 

Yarrabilba Brighter Futures Scholarships Program - applications open 31 October 2021, closing 31 January 2022.  Click here for more information 

 


Regular events in Yarrabilba

Yarrabilba offers so many great ways to connect and be involved with community events, groups and activities. For more information on how you can get involved, contact the community group right for you.

Be part of the Yarrabilba Community Association. An incorporated community group, it has been set up to deliver creative, community-led experiences in Yarrabilba.
For more information visit www.facebook.com/YarrabilbaConnect or email [email protected] 

  • Mingle Markets - second Friday of every month
    Mingle with family and friends whilst enjoying delicious international food, live music and gorgeous homewares and crafts. The markets have received seed funding through the Yarrabilba community grants program and are being brought to Yarrabilba by Creative Collective Cultural Community INC, a local not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting new and innovative approaches to arts development and projects.    

    For information on becoming a stallholder, market dates and times visit the Facebook page: www.facebook.com/yarrabilbaminglemarkets or contact Jane Dear 0421 008 668.

  • Breakfast Club by Dunamis Church Yarrabilba 
    Dunamis Church Yarrabilba operates Breakfast Clubs at Yarrabilba State School, Family and Community Place and St Clare’s Primary School and provide families with the opportunity to purchase low cost groceries.
    For more information visit facebook.com/dunamisyarrabilba
     
  • Live Well Logan
    Throughout the year, a range of events are offered as part of Logan City council’s ‘Live Well Logan’ program.
    For further information visit https://www.logan.qld.gov.au/downloads/file/3266/live-well-logan-active-and-healthy-programs-july-2021-to-june-2022

  • Krank School Holiday Program 
    Keep up to date on what is offered within and surrounding Yarrabilba as part of the Logan City Council’s school holiday program. For more information visit www.logan.qld.gov.au/community-support/community-development/krank

 

Plus so much more to get involved in at Yarrabilba

 

  • Family and Community Place
    The new Family & Community Place located at 3 Darnell Street, next to Yarrabilba State School is now open. The welcoming facility is home to a breakfast club, immunization clinic, child health nurse, supported playgroups, First 5 Forever programs, and more, providing families and children in the region the best possible start in life. Other programs will include art, music, a toy and puzzle library and a book exchange. To find out more visit https://www.facebook.com/familyandcommunityplace/

 

  • Community Hub
  • The multi-purpose Shaw St Sports & Community Hub, located adjacent to Shaw Street Oval offers change rooms, toilet facilities, meeting rooms, a canteen, fully equipped commercial kitchen and 100sqm of community space. The Yarrabilba Community Association (YCA) is the current facility manager, please contact the YCA direct at 1300 743 340 [email protected] or follow them on Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/YarrabilbaConnect 

  • Community Noticeboards
  • Two community noticeboards can be found at the public toilets in Darlington Parklands.

  • The Exchange
  • Located at Darrau Avenue, The Exchange is a Lendlease initiative, managed by Access Community Services. Open Monday -Friday, 8.30am-4.30pm, The Exchange is focussed on connecting local people to local jobs. Offering a range of skilling, jobs, and enterprise programs, The Exchange caters to both job-seekers and employers. Diana can be contacted on (07) 3123 4209 or [email protected]

  • Yarrabilba Community Garden
  • Shaw Street Oval, Darlington Drive. Phone 1300 743 340 or email . For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/YarrabilbaGarden        

  • Yarrabilba Workforce Development Group 
  • Meets bi-monthly and is well supported by local businesses and community organisations acting as an important forum to share local business and community initiatives in both Logan Village and Yarrabilba. For more information, please contact Lendlease’s Social Sustainability Manager, Terry Hamilton [email protected]    

  • Yarrabilba Stakeholder Collaborative Network Group
  • Meets regularly and is well supported by local NFP & government stakeholders and service providers. As an important forum for information sharing and discussing community-led initiatives, the SCNG focusses on the Yarrabilba community. For more information, please contact Lendlease’s Social Sustainability Manager, Terry Hamilton [email protected]