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The Darebin is a healthy and natural creek supporting thriving communities of plants and animals. A place where the connections of people and nature are deepened. A place where the interdependence of human and environmental wellbeing is understood, respected and nurtured. Darebin Creek brings communities together as a place of discovery, recreation, restoration and celebration.

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Friends of Darebin Creek Community Planting Day

Start Time: 10am - 2pm
Start Date: June 6, 2021
Meeting Place: Kingsbury Bowls Club car park.
Come and be a part of the restoration of the Darebin Creek Valley by planting indigenous plants providing habitat for woodland birds and wildlife.
Start Time: 1pm - 3pm
Start Date: May 16, 2021
Meeting Place: Mt Puffalo south, Darebin Parklands
Come and join the Darebin Parklands Association and get your hand's dirty for this year's first Parkcare Day.

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Darebin Creek on the Big Screen

A 15 second video about keeping litter out of the Darebin Creek recently ran for two weeks at Northland Shopping Centre. The video was produced …

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“Mother of the Park” Sue Course receives OAM

Sue Course “Mother of the Park” has received an Order of Australia Medal in the Australia Day round of awards – for services to conservation, …

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Caring for Darebin Creek

This video was produced as part of a Litter Source Reduction joint project, involving Friends of Darebin Creek, Darebin Creek Sweepers, Darebin Creek Management Committee, …

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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 News

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. Birds

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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