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Cr Newton elected as Mayor
30/11/23 | We are pleased to announce the election of Cr Newton as Mayor and Cr Laurence as Deputy Mayor for 2023-2024.
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Mayor Cr Newton and Deputy Mayor Cr Laurence
Have your say on the names of some significant Darebin facilities
22/11/23 | Let’s celebrate the stories that shape Darebin, through inclusive names for some important places.
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Have Your Say Darebin
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International Day of People with Disability 2023
21/11/23 | IDPwD (observed December 3) aims to promote community awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability.
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People with disability
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Darebin welcomes five year leases for Preston Market traders
15/11/23 | Darebin is excited to hear the Preston Market traders will have their leases extended for five years from January next year.
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Northcote Aquatic and Recreation Centre is open
15/11/23 | Dive right in! The Northcote Aquatic and Recreation Centre is open.
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Transgender Awareness Week
13/11/23 | We are flying the Transgender Flag above Preston City Hall to acknowledge Transgender Awareness Week and Transgender Day of Remembrance.
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Recycling week competition
08/11/23 | We are celebrating masters of green waste with the Darebin Green Waste quiz!
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Recycling Green waste Social
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Victoria's Container Deposit Scheme
03/11/23 | 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.   
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Festive season holiday hours
02/11/23 | Different services and facilities will be affected by public and Christmas holiday hours. Take a look at our list of services and hours affected.
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Outdoor Dining and Trading Policy and Guidelines
31/10/23 | It’s time to renew our outdoor dining and trading policy and design guidelines and we want your feedback.
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2023-24 Darebin Community Grants Update
24/10/23 | 116 successful applicants will receive a 2023-24 Darebin Community Grant!
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Darebin Schools NAIDOC Yarning Conference 2023
24/10/23 | On 10 October 2023, students from 20 Darebin schools attended the conference for a cultural immersion experience.
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Aboriginal Darebin
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From sleeping rough to a forever home
17/10/23 | The Darebin Assertive Community Outreach program connects rough sleepers with the support services they need.
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Outreach Workers
Milestone year for Clyde Street Kindergarten
16/10/23 | It’s a year of celebrations for Thornbury’s Clyde Street Kindergarten.
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Children Education
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Something for everyone at The Eighty-Six
16/10/23 | The Eighty-Six festival, running from October 23 to 31, highlights Darebin's thriving music scene along the 86-tram route. 
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Activities Events Family Friendly Free events
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Premier's Sustainability Award Finalist
13/10/23 | We are a finalist for the Healthy and Fair Society: Community Champion award the Premier's Sustainability Awards for the Darebin Loves Bikes program.
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Northern Councils unite in call for better transport and electric vehicle infrastructure
05/10/23 | Seven councils from Melbourne’s northern suburbs have released the final element of a blueprint for the region’s transport future.
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NARC's official opening and community day
05/10/23 | Darebin’s new Northcote Aquatic and Recreation Centre (NARC) will open its doors to the public on Monday 13 November 2023. 
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Northcote Aquatic and Recreation Centre Age friendly Building Design excellence Family Friendly Sustainability Activities
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Darebin Families Youth and Children Strategy
04/10/23 | We are developing a new Families, Youth and Children Strategy.
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Darebin Economic Development Summit 2023
15/09/23 | Let’s talk business at the Darebin Economic Summit
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Economic Summit 2023
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