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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

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

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Sue Course in Rockbeare Park

B&W photograph

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Rockbeare Park

B&W Photograph

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Rockbeare Park

B&W Photograph

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Darebin Creek 1970s

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

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Darebin Creek 1970s

B & W photograph

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Darebin Creek 1970s

B&W photograph. A bend in the creek.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Rockbeare Park 1970s

B&W photograph.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Rockbeare Park 1970s

B&W photograph.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Rockbeare Park 1970s

B&W photograph.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Boy standing below a willow tree

B&W photograph of Phil Course, approximately 1974.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Houses bordering Rockbeare Park 1970s

B&W photograph.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Houses bordering Rockbeare Park 1970s

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.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Horses in Rockbeare Park 1970s

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.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Houses bordering Rockbeare Park 1970s

B&W photograph.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Horses in Rockbeare Park 1970s

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 Parklands Association, Alphington

Darebin Creek 1970s

B&W photograph.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Darebin Creek 1970s

B&W photograph.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Darebin Creek 1970s

B&W photograph.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Darebin Creek 1970s

B&W photograph. A waterfall.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Darebin Creek 1970s

B&W photograph.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Rockbeare Park

B&W photograph

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Rockbeare Park

B&W photograph

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Rockbeare Park

B&W photograph

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Rockbeare Park

B&W photograph

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Darebin Parklands

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

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [1987].

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Darebin Parklands

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

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [1987].

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

"The Bungalow" above Darebin Parklands c1912

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 Association, Alphington

Darebin Parklands

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

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Darebin Parklands

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

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [Brad Hales 1987].

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington