The Friends of Darebin Creek was formed in 1995 to protect, restore and conserve the Darebin Creek and its adjacent parklands as a natural environment for the enjoyment of the community.
Work with the community and government to preserve, restore and manage the ecosystems associated with Darebin Creek and its tributaries including revegetation, rehabilitation, habitat creation and water health.
Advocate for appropriate development that preserves the amenity and ecological health of the waterway and riparian corridors, and contribute to significant planning and decision-making processes regarding the management of the Darebin Creek and its catchment.
Promote the implementation of a linear park along the Darebin Creek and seek continuity of public open space and conservation reserves, especially in urban areas.
Participate in the conduct of, and representation on Darebin Creek Management Committee.
Provide opportunities for community participation in the environmental protection, restoration and enjoyment of the Creek and informing members and the community about values, issues, and projects affecting the Creek.
Friends of Darebin Creek (FoDC) acknowledge that the Darebin Creek and its surrounds are on unceded Woi Wurrung country where the Wurundjeri people are the traditional custodians. FoDC pay respect to past and present Wurundjeri elders, support the need for reconciliation and recognise the Uluru Statement from the Heart.
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