Container Deposit Scheme Near You!

CDS VIC, the Victorian Container Deposit, scheme is now underway across the state with a return point at Craigieburn Central and Craigieburn Plaza. Get involved and make a positive impact to your community and the environment.

Prepare your child for the first day of school!

If you've found yourself wondering how to prepare your child for the first day of school, you wouldn't be alone!

But it doesn't have to be a time of stress and anxiety. With a bit of preparation, planning, you and your child will be ready to start school with confidence, ease and excitement.

Here are a few strategies that you can use to prepare your child for starting school and making the first day a memorable experience – for all the right reasons!

Visit the school.

Five Summer Safety tips to stay safe and save lives.

Summer is a great opportunity to spend more time outdoors with family and friends. But it’s also important to pay attention to your body and the surrounding elements to ensure you stay safe during the warmer months.

Here are our top tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe and happy during the summertime and ensure that you're prepared for any summer scenario – from water to heat health and fire.

Fire Safety.

Neighbourhood Watch Tip: how to reach out and connect with your neighbours

Ways to create a safer, more cohesive, connected neighbourhood

You’ve bought your new home, in a brand new, modern and stylish estate. The streets are tidy and the public spaces are wonderful, but there’s something missing, that feeling of
connectedness, a neighbourhood.


Have you heard about Snap Send Solve?

They help to keep shared spaces safe, clean and great to be in.

If you've spotted damage or something that needs fixing within your neighbourhood, you can alert local 'solvers' by using the Snap Send Solve app and website. Solvers include local councils, water authorities, power companies, government organisations, telcos, universities, and much more!

Congratulations to our 2023 Community Fund recipients!

The Donnybrae Community Fund has awarded 16 not-for-profit groups from within the areas of Craigieburn, Donnybrook and Wollert with a $1,500 grant bringing the 2023 prize pool to $24,000.

An annual initiative of Dennis Family Corporation, the developer of the Donnybrae community, this year marks the third year the Donnybrae Community Fund has been running.

Donnybrae's 2023 Community Fund is back!

Community groups don’t miss out! –The Donnybrae Community Fund is open

The 2023 Donnybrae Community Fund is now open, and local not-for-profit groups in the Donnybrook area are invited to apply for a financial grant of $1,500 to support their local community project.

Submissions opened on August 17 and close at 5 pm, September 28, 2023.


The City of Whittlesea.
Get to know your local council and find out what can it do for you.

In Victoria, there are 79 councils representing more than 6 million people. Each one is essentially an area-based, representative government with a legislative and electoral mandate to manage local issues and plan for the needs of the local community.

Donnybrae's 2023 Easter Egg Hunt Highlight Reel

It was the perfect day for an Easter Egg Hunt, with the sun shining and plenty of delicious chocolate eggs to be found!

Check out Donnybrae's 2023 Easter Egg Hunt Highlight Reel!

We hope everyone that joined us enjoyed their family fun day out

Get ready for Donnybrae's 2023 Easter Egg Hunt!!



We've planned a fun-filled afternoon, with chocolate Easter egg hunts for all ages, an Easter Bunny photo zone, face painting, PLUS crowd favourite - DJ Dagogo! We're also serving up FREE hot drinks and hot cross buns for you to enjoy!


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