Grand final public holiday hours for Friday 29 September

Different services and facilities will be affected by public holiday hours. Take a look at our list of services and hours affected.

The Victorian Seniors Festival returns!

Check out our Springtime Calendar and find out what activities are happening close to you this October

The Voice Referendum

Council is supporting people across Darebin's diverse community to find out more and take part in the Voice Referendum.

Are you passionate about urban nature?

Share your passion for wildlife-friendly gardening with the community; become a volunteer Garden Guide!


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A selection of the international visitors who will make High Street their home this October
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Share your experiences of places that make you feel safe or unsafe in Darebin.
The Parade, Northcote playground

From 30 August to 29 September, we’re inviting you to have your say about a refresh of playground at The Parade, Northcote.

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Get involved in the Gards for Wildlife program, for gardens that our local animals and plants can thrive in

How can we help

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Get in touch with us directly with issues that affect you, like roads, trees, animals, bins and objections to fines. 
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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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We provide up to two free hard waste collections each year.

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.
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The Reservoir Leisure Centre (RLC) offers a broad range of aquatics, fitness and gym services to people of all abilities.
Northcote Aquatic and Recreation Centre

Darebin's newest and most innovative fitness and aquatic facility is coming to Northcote this year.