Airport West

The Airport West neighbourhood has a proud industrial heritage, providing much of the land that generates our city’s economic output.

Did you know 18% of residents in Airport West have trade certifications, making them the most trade-certified neighbourhood in Moonee Valley - for more information download the fact sheet (pdf, 13.3MB)

Events

Here is a list of local events and programs happening throughout Airport West.

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

Coffee with a Cop

Wednesday 7 November from 10.30am-12pm at The Coffee Emporium at Westfield Airport West.

Join a once a month “Coffee with a Cop” event that gives you the opportunity to ask questions, voice concerns and get to know the officers from your local Police Stations.

Santa Breakfast

Saturday, 10 November, 10am at Westfield Airport West, 29-35 Louis Street, Airport West

Hosted by Mrs Claus and the happy elves, enjoy breakfast and gingerbread cookie decorating. Santa will arrive aboard a vintage fire truck driven by Melbourne Fire Brigade firefighters.

Book online

Airport West Easement Green Spine Project

Sunday, 25 November, 12 noon–4pm at Green Spine Linear Park, Airport West (between Parer Road to Fraser Street)

Join us for a community event at the Green Spine Linear Park in Airport West.  Enjoy a fun day out with live performances, free activities and workshops for the whole family, as well as food and coffee.

https://www.mvcc.vic.gov.au/greenspine

Airport West - NDIS: Getting Plan Ready

Tuesday, 20 November 2018 from 10.30-12pm at Ratcliff Hall, Airport West

Getting Plan Ready Sessions assist people with disability and their families to get ready for their first planning conversation.

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/airport-west-ndis-getting-plan-ready-20th-november-1030am-session-tickets-51239304138

Musical Sprouts present A Day in the Life of You

14 December 2018, 10.30am and 1pm at Bowes Avenue Community Centre, Airport West

Packed with original music, live instruments and dance, this show deals with the daily challenges of a little person in a way that is funny, heart-warming and secretly educational.

https://www.musicalsprouts.com.au/tickets

Connect

Join a local Airport West group or club that shares your interests or try something completely new!

Want to see a train station in Airport West? Us too! That’s why we’re advocating for one as part of the Melbourne Airport Rail Link. 🚆👍

Tell us how you would use a station at Airport West. Get on board and have your say at yoursay.mvcc.vic.gov.au/airportraillink

Childcare & Kindergarten

Airport West Early Learning

https://www.careforkids.com.au/child-care/pm873/airport-west-early-learning-3042

Airport West Kindergarten

https://www.mvcc.vic.gov.au/For-Residents/Family-and-children/Kindergarten/List-of-kindergartens

Big Childcare

https://bigchildcare.com/

Bimbi Day Care

http://www.bimbidaycare.com.au/

Bravissimi – Italian Pre-school

http://www.bravissimi.com.au/

Community Centres

Bowes Avenue Community Hall

https://www.mvcc.vic.gov.au/experience-moonee-valley/community-centres-and-halls/bowes-ave-community-centre.aspx

Ratcliff Community Centre

https://www.mvcc.vic.gov.au/experience-moonee-valley/community-centres-and-halls/ratcliff-community-hall.aspx

Playgrounds

https://www.mvcc.vic.gov.au/experience-moonee-valley/parks-and-playgrounds/playgrounds.aspx

A J Davis Reserve

Bowes Reserve

Hansen and Etzel Reserve

Harrington Reserve

McNamara Reserve

Weather Station Reserve

Playgroups

https://www.mvcc.vic.gov.au/For-Residents/Family-and-children/Playgroups

Schools

Essendon Keilor College – Niddrie Campus

https://www.ekc.vic.edu.au/

Niddrie Primary School

https://www.stcapw.catholic.edu.au/

St Christopher’s Primary School

https://www.stcapw.catholic.edu.au/

Steele Creek Trail

https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfSteeleCreekInc

Get active

Get Active with Airport West clubs and sporting groups.

5th Keilor Scout Hall

https://scoutsvictoria.com.au/location/5TH-KEILOR/

Airport West Eagles Football Club

http://airportwestfc.com.au/

Airport West St Christopher's Cricket Club

http://apwstc.vic.cricket.com.au/

Airport West Tennis Club

https://www.tennis.com.au/apwtc/

Airport West Walking Group

https://walking.heartfoundation.org.au/walking/group/airport-west-walking-group

Essendon Keilor Gymnastics Academy

https://www.ekga.com.au/

Healthy ageing exercise programs

https://www.mvcc.vic.gov.au/for-residents/disability-and-older-adults/healthy-ageing-programs.aspx

Moonee Valley Netball Club

http://mooneevalleynetballclub.com.au/

North West Wolves Rugby League Club

https://www.facebook.com/nwwrlc/

Social Badminton

Play socially every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8pm and every Saturday from 2.30PM at Niddrie Primary School, Watt Street.

http://www.sportsmatchmaker.com.au/SportsClub.aspx?name=social.badminton.%40.niddrie.%2F.airport.west

St Christopher's Junior Basketball Club

http://websites.sportstg.com/club_info.cgi?client=1-24-47193-0-0

Explore

Explore the Airport West neighbourhood.

Green Spine Linear Park in Airport West

https://www.mvcc.vic.gov.au/Experience-Moonee-Valley/Parks-and-playgrounds/Park-upgrades-and-projects/Airport-West-Easement-Green-Spine-Project.aspx

Local parks

A J Davis Reserve

Airport West Easement

Bowes Avenue-Roberts Road Reserve

Bowes Reserve

Fullarton Road-Calder off Ramp Reserve

Harrington Reserve

Laurence Avenue-Lock Street Reserve

Kingsley Road Reserve

Kitson Crescent Reserve

Kittyhawk Court Reserve

McNamara Reserve

Roberts Road Reserve

Weather Station Reserve

Main parks

Hansen Etzel Reserve

Hansen and Etzel Reserves have two sports fields that can be used for active or informal recreation use.

The use of passive irrigation, recycled building bricks and planting throughout the park gives it a unique look while demonstrating the principles of water sensitive design.

https://www.mvcc.vic.gov.au/experience-moonee-valley/parks-and-playgrounds/main-parks/hansen-and-etzel-reserve.aspx

Steele Creek: Airport West to Keilor Park

https://walkingmaps.com.au/walk/3724

Last updated: Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 11:25 PM