About Council

Everything you need to know about how Council works, including Councillors, organisational structure, rates, opportunities, news and getting in touch.

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Everything you need to know about getting in touch: where to find us, making payments, multilingual and additional support, media enquiries and more.
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Details on rates, including payments, capping, the rating process, how proceeds are used and your responsibilities as a ratepayer.
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All Council elections are held every four years and the election process is undertaken by the Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC).

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Find our organisational structure, our vision and plans for the future of Darebin. Find council and planning meeting agendas, minutes and videos.
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We are committed to making information available that explains how we operate and how we make our decisions.
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Find out about grant programs available in Darebin.

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Get the latest tender status updates, learn about our tender submission requirements and procurement best practice.
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The Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the City and its suburbs based on Census results of Population and Housing.
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Find out more about key advocacy and major projects we have running.
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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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Join in the conversation about our projects and help us make decisions that reflect your priorities.
My Darebin
Vibrant, diverse and creative - welcome to the City of Darebin. Located in Melbourne's inner north, here's a taste of what we have to offer.