Cr Newton elected as Mayor

We are pleased to announce the election of Cr Newton as Mayor and Cr Laurence as Deputy Mayor for 2023-2024.

Northcote Aquatic and Recreation Centre is now open

The Northcote Aquatic and Recreation Centre (NARC) is now open, and taking members and casual visitors.


Christmas is just around the corner, and what better way to spend this festive season with your loved ones than to Go Local!

News and consultations

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Let’s celebrate the stories that shape Darebin, through inclusive names for some important places.

Outdoor dining
It’s time to renew our outdoor dining and trading policy and design guidelines and we want your feedback.
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IDPwD (observed December 3) aims to promote community awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability.
A boy with a plastic bottle looks down into a big green tub
The Container Deposit Scheme is now open, now you can earn 10c for every single-use drink can or bottle you return to a refund point. 


How can we help

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Make online payments by credit card. You can also find out about other payment options.

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Waste is collected every week. Recycling bins and the food and green waste bins are collected on alternate weeks.
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Are you considering installing a pool or spa at your property? Find out what you need to do, from inspections to registrations and compliance.
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Get in touch with us directly with issues that affect you, like roads, trees, animals, bins and objections to fines. 

Services and facilities

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An urban farm with hands-on animal activities for the whole family, wildlife rides, a cafe, education programs, volunteering and work experience.

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Discover our thriving art community through events, programs, collections, venues and artist opportunities.
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Darebin Libraries are more than just a place to browse and borrow. Our four branches are welcoming spaces for learning, knowledge and inspiration.
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From growing, expanding or starting, we have everything you need to know about business in Darebin, get the latest and connect with opportunities.
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We run open immunisation sessions and appointment clinics at different venues around our community for children, adolescents and adults.

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Get active in Darebin with sport and aquatics, or find the latest on our projects and everything your sports club needs.
Darebin pool
The Reservoir Leisure Centre (RLC) offers a broad range of aquatics, fitness and gym services to people of all abilities.
Darebin parks
Whether you’re looking for somewhere to play, relax or exercise, Darebin has a great range of parks and playgrounds.