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Darebin Parklands Association Alphington, Vic

An environmental friends group of Alphington, Ivanhoe and Fairfield residents dedicated to the care of the Darebin Parklands.

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PO Box 3 Ivanhoe VIC 3079 (map)
phone
+61 (03) 9499 3486

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Location

Separation St. Alphington Vic

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The collection consists of meeting minutes, newsletters, grant applications, photographs etc., dating from 1973

Significance

Historical record of the beginnings of the Darebin Parklands and its role in the community. Documents the efforts of the citizens of Ivanhoe, Alphington and Heidelberg -- the Darebin Parklands Association (DPA) -- and rangers from the DCMC to maintain and preserve nature and wildlife for residents to enjoy in Melbourne's inner-north.

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Clifton Bridge

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph. Crossing Clifton Bridge.

Historical information

The bridge was designed and constucted by Sidney Clifton, an engineer who lived in a house neighbouring the parklands.

Clifton Bridge

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph. Three men inspecting Clifton Bridge.

Historical information

The bridge was designed and constucted by Sidney Clifton, an engineer who lived in a house neighbouring the parklands.

Clifton Bridge

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph. The wooden frame of the Clifton Bridge which the concrete was poured in to set.

Historical information

The bridge was designed and constucted by Sidney Clifton, an engineer who lived in a house neighbouring the parklands.

Clifton Bridge: removing the frame

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph. Clifton Bridge being constructed. The wooden frame which held the concrete as it set is being removed.

Historical information

The bridge was designed and constucted by Sidney Clifton, an engineer who lived in a house neighbouring the parklands.

Clifton Brigde

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph. Child sitting on Clifton Bridge.

Historical information

The bridge was designed and constucted by Sidney Clifton, an engineer who lived in a house neighbouring the parklands.

Collection of media clippings

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Collection of newsletters

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

A4 looseleaf papers. Rockbeare Park and Darebin Parklands newsletters

Cutting the ribbon of the new viewing deck

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph of Councillor Vin Heffernan (left) and Rob Gell, Channel 9 & 7 weatherman (right) cutting the ribbon of the new viewing deck in Darebin Parklands

Historical information

The viewing deck was designed by Trevor House, architect.

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated with stickers on back. [1994/015541 case admin]

Dairy c.1918

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph.

Historical information

Previous record no. G Dairy c.1918. Found in a manila folder titled:[Historical photographs]. Items found in collection gathered together by the author of the Darebin Parklands history 2011.

Darebin Creek.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph.

Darebin Creek in flood 1990

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Darebin Creek near Green Street 1991

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back with [near 133 Green St].

Darebin Creek Rockbeare Estate 1909.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph.

Historical information

Previous record no. C 1909. Found in a manila folder titled {Historical photographs} Items found in collection gathered together by the author of the Darebin Parklands history 2011.

Inscriptions & Markings

[Darebin Creek Rockbeare Estate]

Darebin Creek 1970s

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph.

Darebin Creek 1970s

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph.

Darebin Creek 1970s

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph.

Darebin Creek 1970s

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph. A bend in the creek.

Darebin Creek 1970s

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph. A waterfall.

Darebin Creek 1970s

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B & W photograph

Darebin Creek 1970s

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph, Course children playing on the rocky bank of the creek.

Darebin Creek 1970s

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph.

Darebin creek 10th February 1976

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph. Behind tennis courts, Kingsley Street.

Darebin Paklands water body

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Darebin Parklands 1974.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph. View of railway bridge.

Historical information

Previous record no. D 1974. Found in a manila folder titled {Historical photographs} Items found in collection gathered together by the author of the Darebin Parklands history 2011.

Darebin Parklands 1914

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph.

Historical information

Previous record no. A 1914. Found in a manila folder titled {Historical photographs} Items found in collection gathered together by the author of the Darebin Parklands history 2011.

Darebin Parklands.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [Hill where blue-stone steps now are. D.P. 1982]

Darebin Parklands

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Col. photograph. Image of wetlands. Mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [Brad Hales 1987].

Darebin Parklands

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Col. photograph. Image of the Darebin Parklands. Mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [1987].

Darebin Parklands

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Col. photograph. Image of the Darebin Parklands. Mounted on board.

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [1987].

Darebin Parklands

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back with [Darebin Parklands showing Rockbeare Grove houses in background. Scanned by historical society].