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Join us for Darebin’s NAIDOC Gathering on Sunday 4 July as we hold the inaugural flag-raising of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags at Bundoora Park. Council is a proud supporter of NAIDOC Week. We continue to pay our respects to Country and honour the traditions, culture, and knowledge of First Nations people. The […]

Plastic Free July

Span is thrilled to be seen as one of Darebin’s recycling hubs. We acccept donations of bread tags, milk bottle lids, rubber bands, light globes, batteries and x-rays to name a few. We have a newly invigorated compost program up and running, with informative workshops to help both inspire and educate the home composter (be […]

Protect Preston Market

Please keep your eye and and sign petitions, pen a letter or shoot an email through to your local member opposing this development. We need to speak up and show our support to local market stall holders. Preston Market is ICONIC! And we love it.

Welcome Katrina, Span’s new Garden Coord

We were delighted to welcome our new Community Garden Coordinator, Katrina to the fold today! For a chilly morning we all had warm hearts and hands from getting stuck into some weeding and planting. Thanks to our Community Development Coordinator, Julie for helping keep our wonderful garden crew ticking over for the last few weeks […]

My Everyday Life

Together with the Aboriginal disability reference group Balit Narrum, the Brotherhood of St. Laurence (BSL) NDIS have created a series of culturally safe films to increase the capacity, knowledge and understanding of disability within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. My Everyday Life is a five-part short film series depicting the real life and everyday […]

World Refugee Day – 20 June 2021

World Refugee Day – 20 June 2021

Stand with refugees this World Refugee Day. Each day thousands of families are forced to flee their homes and leave everything behind. People like you, people like me. World Refugee Day is June 20. On this day, the world stands together to celebrate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees. Refugee Week is […]

Celebrations in NYC

A moment in time that NYC has waited so long for! What a journey it’s been. Lives lost, their health care system stretched beyond limits & the economy brought to a stand still. With all they have endured, to see this is AMAZING! Fireworks in NY to celebrate that 70% of New Yorkers have […]

The Bridge Darebin – Winter Program 2021

The Bridge Darebin are thrilled to bring you our Winter Program for 2021! Whether you’re looking to make a start with computers, develop your artistic talents, upskill to break into a new industry, improve your fitness or get involved in your community, we are here to help you move forward! Class enrolments are open from […]