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]

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]

DADA submission on Reforming the Victorian Planning Provisions

DADA provided a submission on Reforming the Victorian Planning Provisions you can find a copy hereDADA Submission - Reforming the Victorian Planniing A ... [Continue Reading]

Revised Charter for DADA

It was agreed at the DADA meeting of 12 December 2017 to revise the Charter please find a copy here Darebin Appropriate Development Association Charter 12122017 ... [Continue Reading]

DADA AGM; 31st of October 2017

The  DADA AGM is on Tuesday,  31st of October , 7pm at 572 Plenty Road, Preston (Corner of Josephine Grove). More information regarding guest speaker soon. Hope to see you there. Please RSVP to dada@spin.net.au if you intend coming so we know how much food and wine ... [Continue Reading]

Save our Preston Market

This is a photograph is of what the market precinct will look like if stages 1B and 1C go ahead.  It will never be the same again. Please help us save it.     ... [Continue Reading]

Save our Preston Market

The following flyer was designed by Jo Shaw.  Thank you Jo for sharing. She has said we are welcome to use it. Posted here in a number of formats to make it easy for you to print and letterbox, email to friends and family or laminate and post on your front fence ... [Continue Reading]

Next DADA Meeting

The next DADA meeting is on Tuesday the 8th of March at 7pm, 33 Dean Street, PRESTON. You are welcome to attend to discuss planning issues in Darebin and what we can do about them.   ... [Continue Reading]

20 Reasons to Hate “Urban Renewal”

They call it ‘Urban Renewal.’ The politicians love it, developers love it, foreign investors love it, my average neighbour doesn’t really want to know about it, but I hate it. And here are a few reasons why… 20 REASONS I HATE ‘URBAN RENEWAL’ Urban ... [Continue Reading]