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]

650 Plenty Road planning application refused by Darebin Council

Congratulations to the DADA folk who successfully convinced Darebin Councillors to unanimously refuse the above planning application against the recommendation of the planning department. Below is a summery of the process and the reason for refusal. ... [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]

Next meeting is the 2018 AGM Tuesday 13 November

Our next meeting is the 2018 DADA AGM on Tuesday 13 November 2018, 7pm at 572 Plenty Rd Preston (Cnr Josephine Grove). We look forward to seeing as many members as possible and do consider if you take an interest in planning in Darebin and are a DADA member, you may ... [Continue Reading]

AGM for 2018 will be held Tuesday 13 November 2018

It is necessary to give sufficient notice to members that the DADA AGM for 2018 will be held on Tuesday 13 November 2018 at 7pm at 572 Plenty Rd Preston. This will also constitute our November meeting and will elect the Executive for 2019. ... [Continue Reading]

Next meeting is 16 October 2018

Our next meeting is 7pm Tuesday 16 October 2018 at 572 Plenty Rd Preston. Please let me know if you would like an apology recorded, or we will see you then! ... [Continue Reading]

DADA lodges Heritage Victoria application to Save Preston Market!

On Monday 2 July 2018, DADA was proud to lodge an application to Heritage Victoria to request that the Preston Market be heritage listed. This is an important milestone in the campaign to Save Preston Market and recognition of the importance and significance of the ... [Continue Reading]

A new suburb in Preston East – Northland Urban Renewal Precinct

Darebin Council is calling for input on this proposal. They say: Over the next 30 years part of Preston East – bordered by Albert and Bell Streets, Northland Shopping Centre and the Darebin Creek – will transform from large industrial sites into creative, ... [Continue Reading]