Melbourne's most liveable suburb

The Darebin suburb of Northcote has scored a perfect 10 for liveability in a landmark study released today by global consultancy firm PwC.

Let's do it Darebin

It's important that our community is protected from COVID-19. If you haven't already, vaccinate or get your booster shot at a clinic near you.

Love Local

Join our Love Local campaign and support Darebin businesses by shopping and eating out in your neighbourhood - check out the Darebin Business Map to find out where you can do just this.

Our Community

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Council
The COVID-19 pandemic is creating unprecedented challenges for our community. Find information on support you can access and the latest updates on our services.
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Hard Waste
Get the details on our free hard waste collections, how to place them along with what we do and don't accept in hard rubbish.
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Animals
Learn about pet registration permits, your responsibility as a pet owner. How we can help with animal problems and solutions available.
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Bins and waste
If we missed your bin during a recent collection, please let us know within 48 hours so we can arrange another collection.
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Animals
Learn about pet registration permits, your responsibility as a pet owner. How we can help with animal problems and solutions available.
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Families
Everything you'll need to know about our services for children and families in Darebin.
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Health
Get information on our public health and safety policies, from asbestos to noise, to pest control and food hygiene, and find out how to report issues.
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Business
From our thriving high streets to vibrant destinations off the beaten track, this is everything you need to know about running a business in Darebin.
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Council
The COVID-19 pandemic is creating unprecedented challenges for our community. Find information on support you can access and the latest updates on our services.
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Bins and waste
If we missed your bin during a recent collection, please let us know within 48 hours so we can arrange another collection.
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Council
Official Darebin City Council public notices are issued in certain proceedings, such as local laws and election matters. You can find current public notices here.
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Young people
Find the perfect program, from event management, creative music production or a culturally safe place to connect. If you're aged 13 to 25 we're here for you.
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Hard Waste
Get the details on our free hard waste collections, how to place them along with what we do and don't accept in hard rubbish.
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Council
We are an organisation that values inclusion, sustainability, service excellence, diversity and inclusion. Find out about us and how to work with us.
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Council
Find out what your options are for payments, and which methods are accepted.
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Transport
Get all the information you need about parking in Darebin, including restrictions and fines.
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Building

Find out how to lodge your certificate of compliance after your pool or spa has passed inspection.

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