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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)
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+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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Rockbeare Park working bee 15th February 1976

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph. Sue Course with children Phil and Gill.

Sue Course in Rockbeare Park

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph

Rockbeare Park

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W Photograph

Rockbeare Park

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 1970s

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph. A bend in the creek.

Rockbeare Park 1970s

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph.

Rockbeare Park 1970s

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph.

Rockbeare Park 1970s

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph.

Boy standing below a willow tree

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph of Phil Course, approximately 1974.

Houses bordering Rockbeare Park 1970s

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph.

Houses bordering Rockbeare Park 1970s

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph. Sidney Clifton's house is on the right.

Historical information

Sidney Clifton was a mechanical engineer and a lecturer at Melbourne University. He built the house, which is still in the family. He was a foundation member and treasurer of Darebin Parklands Association. He designed Clifton Bridge in Darebin Parklands and built the wooden formwork for it in his living room in this house. It was built with volunteers and funded by a grant from Heidelberg and Northcote Councils. He was a foundation member and treasurer of Darebin Parklands Association.

Horses in Rockbeare Park 1970s

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph showing horses grazing in the Park.

Historical information

Rockbeare Park was leased by Heidelberg Shire to McLosky's riding school for agistment of horses until around 1974.

Houses bordering Rockbeare Park 1970s

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph.

Horses in Rockbeare Park 1970s

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph. Horse agisted in the park. Roofs of neighbouring houses are seen in the distance.

Historical information

Rockbeare Park was leased by Heidelberg Shire to McLosky's riding school for agistment of horses until around 1974.

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 waterfall.

Darebin Creek 1970s

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph.

Rockbeare Park

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph

Rockbeare Park

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph

Rockbeare Park

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph

Rockbeare Park

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph

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].

"The Bungalow" above Darebin Parklands c1912

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph. Image of houses. Mounted on board.

Historical information

Closest house is at the corner of Waverley Avenue and Rockbeare Grove. The house is still standing and is heritage listed.

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [10].

Darebin Parklands

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Col. photograph. Image of the Darebin Parklands. Mounted on board. Board dimensions: 375 x 529 mm.

Darebin Parklands

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

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

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [Brad Hales 1987].