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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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Paddock with horses

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph. Horses are being ridden.

Darebin Paklands water body

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Preparations for Ranger's Hut Rockbeare Park 1980

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [Start of 1st Ranger's Hut Rockbeare Park 1980]

Rockbeare Ivanhoe 1910

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph. This is a copy an it is unclear when the copy was made. Annotated on back.

Historical information

Taken by Mr. Kerr of Gillies st.

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.

Rockbeare Park 15th February 1976

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph.

Ellis Stones Memorial Lecture 1984

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph. Pictured: Vin Heffernan with [Joan Kirner, M.P.]

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [Ellis Stones Memorial Lecture given by Joan Kirner, M.P.]

Building 1st ranger's hut

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph. Pictured left, Michael Oxer, right, John Barton.

Entrance to Rockbeare Park 15th February 1976

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph of working regular bee. In foreground Shirley Flynn, Secretary of the Darebin Parklands group, the Course children and others.

Rockbeare Park 1970s

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph of trash dumped in the tip site.

Darebin Creek 1970s

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph.

Ford in Darebin Creek May 1974

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph. At place where concrete bridge is now located.

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [showing pebbly "beach" now no longer there]

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.

Building 1st ranger's hut

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph. Pictured left, Barry Arnstein, second from right, Sidney Clifton.

Rockbeare Park

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph

Darebin Parklands c.1973

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Historical information

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.

Historical information

Large tree and dog near houses. Items found loose in collection gathered together by the author of the Darebin Parklands history 2011.

Building 1st ranger's hut

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph.

Back of Green Street June 1991

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back.

Macleod High 1990

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [Macleod High 1990]

Opening of Rangers Hut 1980

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [1980 Sir Rupert Hamer (then Premier of Vic) looking south from near top of Rockbeare Park Hill] L to R Sir Rupert Hamer, Bruce Skeggs, Michael Oxer

Opening of the bridge August 1979

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Historical information

Bridge opening by Sidney Clifton. The bridge was designed and built by Clifton and volunteers, under supervision of Sidney Clifton.

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back.

Pollution in Darebin Creek 10th February 1976

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph. Below railway bridge.

Ranger's Hut c1981

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [Ranger at Ranger's Hut driveway circa 1981] Found in folder titled:[Darebin Parklands 1982 Australia 4/10/82].

Opening of Rangers Hut 1980

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Opened by Rupert Hamer, Premier Victoria.

Building 1st ranger's hut

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.

Boy standing below a willow tree

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph of Phil Course, approximately 1974.

Rockbeare Park working bee 15th February 1976

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

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

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.