Darebin Heritage is part of Darebin Libraries.We collect, maintain and provide access to resources relating to the history of Darebin. If you should wish to donate items, or allow us to copy your material please contact Darebin Libraries on 1300 655 355 and ask to speak to a member of the Information Team.
Between 2014 and 2018 Australia will commemorate the Anzac Centenary. Like most Australian towns, Northcote and Preston paid heavily in the battles of the First World War. Local historian Brian Membrey has conducted extensive research to present a comprehensive and intriguing record of hundreds of local service personnel who lost their lives during the conflict.
Have you been watching 'The Crown'? Darebin has received many royal visits, notably the Duke and Duchess of York (later King George V and Queen Mary) In 1901, the Duke and Duchess of York (Queen Mother) in April 1927 and the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh in March 1954.