Preston Market Heritage Hearing Report

The heritage hearing to determine if Preston Market is added to the Victorian Heritage Register was held on the 17th and 19th of August, 2019. The registration committee were Mr Lindsay Merritt (Chair), Prof Stuart Macintyre, Ms Penelope Smith. Submissions from ... [Continue Reading]

Preston Market Update: Preston Leader

The Preston Leader has the following article on their Facebook page. Happy reading. https://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/north/save-our-preston-market-group-says-council-waved-white-flag/news-story/69bff97da9f5ca6800ddaee3e108d0f0 ... [Continue Reading]

Preston Market Update: 20th August 2019

At the planning committee meeting last night the majority of Darebin Councilors voted to effectively demolish Preston Market in favour of moving and rebuilding it, even though the most recent report commissioned by council says that the key attributes of the market ... [Continue Reading]

PRESTON MARKET: Heritage Council Victoria Registration Hearing

Chris Erlandsen and I, together, have written over 20 thousand words for the heritage application for Preston Market. A big thanks to those of you who added to this with your personal submissions in support.  No thanks to Darebin Council, excluding Councillor ... [Continue Reading]

Heritage Council of Victoria: The Executive Director’s Recommendation

We should have posted these earlier so that you can read what the Executive Director recommended. ED RECOMMENDATION - PRESTON MARKET - NOT INCLUDE - FINAL ... [Continue Reading]

Darebin Council refuse to support DADA’s application for Heritage listing for Preston Market (17/12/2018)

Here we are again, the night before Christmas and Darebin Council are making critical decisions about Preston Market.  At the Darebin Council Meeting last night despite submissions from DADA, Save our Preston Market, The Darebin Progress Association, Darebin Ratepayers ... [Continue Reading]

Heritage Listing for Preston Market: Submission Details Update

Did you know that Preston Market could be heritage listed? DADA has triggered a Heritage Council hearing to present more information on the significance of the market to the state. You can help make the Victorian Heritage listing happen. Every submission proves ... [Continue Reading]

Save our Preston Market demand DADA and community groups

DADA, the Darebin Ratepayers Association, the Advocate for Preston Market Traders, the Darebin Ethnic Communities Council and community members wrote this week to Darebin Council and the Planning Minister the Hon. Richard Wynne MP to request: That Council: ... [Continue Reading]

How to Vote: Batman 2018

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Victorian Planing Authority consultation on Preston Market

DADA was represented by our president and vice-president at a Preston Market consultation meeting with the Victorian Planning Authority on Friday the 9th of March 2018. We presented the community vision in the following document: VPA meeting submission re Preston ... [Continue Reading]