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Riverside development & planning

As urban growth booms, developers clear indigenous vegetation. To keep these green spaces, we push for protection, and more sustainable works.

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River flows and water supply

Water flow and quality are key to the Yarra’s health. We’re working to protect and restore its ecosystem balance, water quality and natural flow.

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Water quality and pollution

Litter, plastics, chemicals and contaminants pollute the river and Port Phillip Bay. Our rigorous ongoing clean-up efforts and research focus on awareness and community change.

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Flora and fauna

The Yarra is a sanctuary for people, plants and animals alike. To keep it diverse and abundant with indigenous plants and animals, we support its revegetation and ecological restoration.

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Other social values

The Yarra holds a special place in the community’s heart – particularly with its Traditional Owners. Artists, authors, poets, photographers and everyday people rely on the river for connection.

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Ready To Join The
Yarra Riverkeeper Association?

Join us in working on the Yarra Strategic Plan and the refresh of the Healthy Waterways Strategy for the Yarra.