Advocacy and projects

Find out more about key advocacy and major projects we have running.


There are a number of projects and programs residents and business owners can be involved in.
Person laying bricks

The Darebin Intercultural Centre is many things to our community: a safe and positive meeting place to enjoy Darebin’s rich cultural heritage.

Woman browsing through Preston Market
Protecting Preston Market's social, cultural and historical value for generations to come.
Northcote Aquatic and Recreation Centre illustration

The redeveloped Northcote Aquatic and Recreation Centre will open in late 2023 and offer swimming, group exercise, gym workouts and more.

Northcote Golf Course

After community consultation, Northcote Golf Course now has a nine-hole public golf course and more than five hectares of open space to enjoy.

Reservoir Leisure Centre

Investing in community health and wellbeing – a Wellness Hub and improved aquatic facilities in Reservoir.

M9 alliance - images of inner Melbourne

M9 is an alliance of the nine inner Melbourne councils that work cooperatively and collectively advocate for issues and projects of mutual interest.

Entrance photograph of Preston Market and mural
At Darebin, we’ve always proudly advocated for issues that matter most to our community. These are our current top advocacy priorities.