“Warburton Valley CEDA (Community Economic Development Association) Inc, formerly Warburton & District Chamber of Commerce & Industry, is a not-for-profit organisation focused on the economic interests of the communities in the Warburton Valley. The region represents a 60-kilometre journey from Lilydale to the Upper Yarra Dam and includes towns such as Wandin, Seville, Woori Yallock, Launching Place, Yarra Junction, Warburton and surrounds.”

The CEDA Charter is:

•To provide a unified voice for Warburton Valley.

•To enhance the tourism potential of the region.

•To unite businesses and community-based organisations along the Warburton Highway and foster a sense of collaboration and self-reliance that is sustainable and supports thriving local economies.

•To advocate to any appropriate authority and facilitate community involvement in the continued development, maintenance and use of the Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail.

•To help secure regional funding.