About Darebin

Where is Darebin located?

Darebin Location Map

The Darebin municipality is located in the Northern region of metropolitan Melbourne, Victoria.

Darebin includes the suburbs of:

  • Alphington

  • Fairfield

  • Northcote

  • Kingsbury

  • Preston

  • Reservoir

  • Thornbury

The municipality borders with: City of Whittlesea, Banyule City Council, Moreland City Council, City of Yarra.

Key Facts

  • There are over 40,000 jobs within the City of Darebin with the majority in the sectors of property and business services, construction, retail, and transport and storage.
  • Darebin is also home to many arts and creative industries.
  • The Darebin community is very diverse, with 1 in 3 Darebin residents born in a non-English speaking country, and 40% of residents speak a language other than English.
  • 1 in 5 Darebin residents is aged over 60, and 1 in 5 residents have a disability (50% of the people with disabilities are aged over 60 years).
  • 1 in 25 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Victorians lives in Darebin, which is one of the largest indigenous communities anywhere in metropolitan Victoria.

Further Information

Visit the Darebin Council website: www.darebin.vic.gov.au.

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