Explore the History of the Darebin Parklands

2020 - Learn about the history of Alphington as you walk our local streets

Why not learn about the history of Alphington as you take some exercise by walking the streets near the parklands?  It's a fascinating story and can make your daily walks more interesting.  This history has been divided into two sections - one of the area to the north of Heidelberg Road and one to the south.  Each document is accompanied by a map.

History of Alphington - North
Walking tour of Alphington - North of Heidelberg Road
History of Alphington - North.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 164.6 KB
Map - North Alphington
Map of Alphington - North of Heidelberg Road
Map - North.PNG
Portable Network Image Format 481.4 KB
Walking tour of Alphington - South of Heidelberg Road
History of Alphington - South
History of Alphington - South.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 145.2 KB
Map of Alphington - South of Heidelberg Road
Map - South
Map - South.jpg
JPG Image 93.9 KB
Darebin Creek 1970s, photograph by Laurie Course
Darebin Creek 1970s, photograph by Laurie Course

Darebin Parklands Association Archive

 

The Darebin Parklands archive consists of newsletters, photographs, media clippings, and other imporant records documenting the parklands. For research enquiries, please feel free to get in contact with us via email.

 

To view the Darebin Parklands' section of Victorian Collections, click here.

Parklands History Book

Darebin Parklands: Escaping the Claws of the Machine

By Dr Sarah Mirams

Foreword by former Australian of the Year, Professor Tim Flannery

ISBN: 9781877096464

Read more here