Connecting gardens, groups and growers to create a more resilient food future in Darebin

Help create a sustainable future for Melbourne’s green wedges and agricultural land

As the city’s population grows, the surrounding urban fringe is under increasing pressure of inappropriate development which is why the State Government are stepping in now to protect these environmental values for the long-term. Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning want your feedback to safeguard these important areas and help us plan for the long-term […]

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Community feedback – Northcote Aquatic and Recreation Centre Renewal

Concept designs for the Northcote Aquatic and Recreation Centre (NARC) redevelopment project are now available online for community feedback. Darebin Council are asking the community to view the designs and tell us how they think they would use and experience this proposed new facility. This is an opportunity to let them know if you’d like […]

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Put community gardens on the map – LXRP Preston community consultation closes 6 May

On behalf of the Victorian Government, the Level Crossing Removal Project is removing 75 level crossings across Melbourne by 2025. In Preston, the level crossings at Murray Road, Cramer Street, Bell Street and Oakover Road will be removed by raising the rail line over the road. This project will deliver new stations (Bell and Preston) […]

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Sustainable Food Program survey

Darebin is developing our Sustainable Food Program for 2021. We would love to hear your thoughts and ideas of what projects, campaigns, workshops, events and resources you would like to see to support urban food production, build community capacity and create a more resilient food system in the context of the climate emergency. Your input […]

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Have your say in the new Darebin Urban Forest Strategy!

Darebin Council is currently working on an Urban Forest Strategy that will increase the tree canopy coverage within Darebin Council to 25% over the next 15 years, as well as enhancing and ensuring the successful maintenance of the existing tree canopy. We would like to invite you to participate in one of our three public […]

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