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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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Macleod High 1990

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [Macleod High 1990]

Entrance to Rockbeare Park.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph.

Darebin Parklands sign

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Historical information

Sign made of wood. Items found loose 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.

Trees on the horizon.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Historical information

Trees on the horizon. Items found loose in collection gathered together by the author of the Darebin Parklands history 2011.

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 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.

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.

Rockbeare Ivanhoe 1910

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

B&W photograph.

Historical information

Previous record no. E 1910. 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 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 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 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.

Below Wynstay Cres.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [Below Wynstay]

Wetlands.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Vin Heffernan shows his certificate of life membership.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [Vin Heffernan - made a life member of the D.P.A. Far left Antony Perri (President). Pat Kelly (former president far right). Peter Wiltshire next to Vin Heffernan. Circa 1998]

Ron Gleeson on stage.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph. Ron Gleeson president of the DCMC at the opening of the observation tower.

Historical information

This photograph is one of a series of 76 in folder P001 - taken at the opening of the observation tower.

Throwing water plants into the wetlands.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph. Sue Course, Vin Heffernan and Rob Gell at the opening of the observation tower.

Historical information

This photograph is one of a series of 76 in folder P001 - taken at the opening of the observation tower.

Ranger Peter Wiltshire throwing water plants into the wetlands.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph. Opening of the observation tower.

Historical information

This photograph is one of a series of 76 in folder P001 - taken at the opening of the observation tower.

Opening of Ranger's Hut, Rockbeare Park 1980.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Opening of Rangers Hut, Rockbeare Park 1980.

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Historical information

Rupert Hamer, Premier of Victoria.

Preparations for Ranger's Hut Rockbeare Park 1980

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [Work on driveway to 1st Ranger's Hut Rockbeare Park 1980]

Preparations for Ranger's Hut Rockbeare Park 1980

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]

Preparations for Ranger's Hut Rockbeare Park 1980

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Preparations for Ranger's Hut Rockbeare Park 1980

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Getting ready to build.

Preparations for Ranger's Hut Rockbeare Park 1980

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [Preparations Ranger's Hut Rockbeare Park 1980]

Opening of Rangers Hut 1980

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [Ranger's Hut. Phil Course 1980]

Opening of Rangers Hut 1980

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Opened by Rupert Hamer, Premier Victoria.

Opening of Rangers Hut 1980

Darebin Parklands Association, Alphington

Colour photograph.

Inscriptions & Markings

Annotated on back [Opening of Ranger's Hut 1980. Sir Rupert Hamer on left]

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