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The Darebin Creek Management Committee is a community-driven organisation and we need your help to improve it! The Darebin Creek has unique flora and fauna that needs your help. By giving a tax-deductible donation we can plant trees, supply homes for birds, possums and sugar gliders, improve the Shared Bike Path and fight inappropriate development along Darebin Creek.

Help Darebin Creek Management Committee raise money for these key projects:

Bridge works to disrupt trail

From 22 June major bridge works to the Willowbank Bridge will disrupt use of the shared trail. This is the section of the shared trail directly south of the Darebin Parklands, between the Heidelberg Road bridge and the railway bridge.

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Darter Drama Part 1

Darebin Parkland’s serenity was disrupted by an unfolding drama involving a distressed waterbird earlier this month. Reports started arriving early into the rangers office from concerned park users regarding a bird with material lodged on it’s beak.

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Darebin Parklands Covid-19 Update

Corona Virus Update

During the COVID-19 restrictions urban parklands are a wonderful place to go for a physical and mental break for you, your children and your dog. Add some perfect autumn weather and every day seems like a sunny Sunday afternoon. Darebin Parklands is experiencing a massive increase in weekday visitors, and the Rangers continue to work hard to keep the bins empty, the lawns mowed and the shared trail clear. Our Parklands are a valuable shared space particularly during this difficult time, so please help us keep everyone safe by maintaining your distance and your patience for other park users.

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Gardening Australia features Darebin Creek Parklands.

Darebin Parklands Features Gardening Australia

The popular ABC program, Gardening Australia recently filmed a segment at Darebin Parklands with Head Ranger Peter Wiltshire. The episode focused on the success of the parks nest boxes and “chainsaw” hollows.

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Eastern Water Skink Melbourne

Eastern Water Skink seen flouting social distancing rules

This Eastern Water Skink Eulamprus quoyii was seen flouting social distancing rules to be sunbathing on a rock along the western side of the creek in Darebin Parklands.

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