Avondale Heights

The Avondale Heights neighbourhood occupies an elevated bluff in a hook of the Maribyrnong River with sweeping views east and west.

Did you know 23% of the neighbourhood is public open space - for more information download the fact sheet (pdf, 13.3MB)


Check out our list of local events and programs happening in Avondale Heights.

Do you know of any other events or programs to be added? Email us at neighbourhoods@mvcc.vic.gov.au

Valley View online

Want the scoop on the latest news, events and works near you? The Valley View website is coming soon!

Get the news you care about delivered straight to your inbox, add your own, and use interactive maps to find out what's going on around your place. Stay tuned for details early this year.

Summer Yoga sessions in Moonee Valley libraries!

Come along to a yoga session in one of our libraries and enjoy a feel-good combination of stretching, relaxation and gentle exercise.

Spaces are strictly limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

Moonee Valley Festival - Festival Food Fair

Sunday, 24 February, 12 noon–4pm at Avondale Heights Library and Learning Centre

The first Food Fair of the festival celebrates the cannoli, with lots of tasty treats, cooking demonstrations, pairing sessions and live entertainment. Meet local artisans and pick up a range of gourmet treats and provisions. Get a taste of the real Moonee Valley at this festival of flavour and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of our neighbourhoods.

Love your houseplants

Saturday 22 June 10:30am - 12pm at Avondale Heights Library

Get your houseplants in top shape with advice from Alice Crowe, founder of The Lush Forest, qualified botanist and indoor plant specialist.

Immunisation sessions 2019

Nancye Kirchner Neighbourhood Centre, Doyle Street


Join a local Avondale Heights group or club that shares your interests or try something completely new!

Avondale Heights Community Precinct Stadium

Avondale Heights/East Keilor Senior Citizens

Meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1pm–3.15pm at the Nancye Kirchner Neighbourhood Centre, Doyle Street, Avondale Heights. Activities include bingo, bus trips, entertainment, free luncheons, afternoon tea and raffles.

Avondale Heights Library and Learning Centre

Address: 69 Military Road, Avondale Heights

Phone: 8325 1940

Avondale Heights Probus Inc

Meets every third Wednesday from 9.30am at Nancye Kirchner Neighbourhood Centre, Doyle Street, Avondale Heights

Childcare & Kindergarten

Avondale Heights Community Precinct – Early Years Centre

Avondale Heights Childcare and Early Learning Centre

Rhonda Davis Kindergarten

Circolo Pensionati Italiani di East Keilor /Avondale Heights

Meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11.30am–4.30pm at Nancye Kirchner Neighbourhood Centre, Doyle Street, Avondale Heights

Essendon and District Diabetes support group

Meets every second month on Saturday at 1.30pm at Avondale Heights Library and Learning Centre, 69 -79 Military Rd, Avondale Heights

The group provides an opportunity for residents living with diabetes to meet others and share their experiences; also includes guest speakers.

Nancye Kirchner Neighbourhood Centre

Address: Doyle Street, Avondale Heights


Avondale Anklebiters Playgroup - c/o Avondale Primary School

Mountainview Playgroup Assoc Inc – c/- Rhonda Davis Preschool

Spring Chicks Playgroup – c/- Rhonda Davis Preschool


Avondale Primary School

St Martin de Porres – Catholic Primary School

YMCA Disability Services, Avondale Heights

Get active

Get Active with Avondale Heights clubs and sporting groups.

1st Milleara Scout Group 

Avondale Heights Auskick

Avondale Heights Cricket Club

Avondale Heights Football Club (AFL)

Avondale Heights Netball Club

Avondale Heights FC (Soccer)

Avondale Heights Tennis Club

Avondale Raiders Basketball Club

Avonde Calisthenics College

Healthy ageing exercise programs

We offer a range of affordable classes to improve the health and wellbeing of senior residents (aged 65 years and over, people with disability or carers). Find out more.

Explore Avondale Heights

Explore the Avondale Heights neighbourhood.

Dog off-leash park

Thompson Street Reserve, Thompson Street, Avondale Heights is designated as a dog off-leash park by Moonee Valley City Council’s local laws.

Friends of Maribyrnong Valley Inc

Local parks and reserves

Main parks

 Canning Reserve

The Canning Street Tea Gardens is a popular picnic spot in Moonee Valley. A walkway extends along the Maribyrnong River for walkers and cyclists to enjoy.

Maribyrnong River Valley - State Government Vision and Design Guidelines 

Maribyrnong River Walking Trail (pdf, 3.17MB)


Explore and experience what playgrounds Moonee Valley has to offer.

Last updated: Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 5:15 AM