Upwey Township Group Inc (UTG) is a volunteer-led organisation committed to improving the Upwey community. Local residents working together to strengthen & develop the Upwey community.
We organise community events including:
- The Upwey BillyCart race – a fantastic spectacle taking over Main St Upwey and held annually in late February,
- Upwey Exchange community leadership networking events held quarterly with different themes (Emergency Management, Homelessness, Community Infrastructure)
- The annual Upwey Archies – a portrait competition highlighting local artists of all categories
- An annual Senior’s Afternoon Tea to celebrate our elder community members with an afternoon of entertainment and food.
Our members also do graffiti removal works around the township, put up art murals and assist with beautification works. We’re currently developing walking maps of Upwey and new projects such as the Upwey Tool Sharing Library and Men’s Shed.
We also work closely with other community and business associations including Project Upwey, the Businesses of Upwey, and the CRASH project. On behalf of Yarra Ranges Council, we manage the operation of the Township Network Grants, which provides funding of up to $1,000 annually. These grants enable Township Groups to undertake projects to improve their communities.
There’s a lot going on in Upwey and we always welcome new members
. Visit our website if you’d like to find out more about us or get involved in any of our events listed above. We’d love to see you around our beautiful town!
PO Box 1352 Upwey 3158 Vic