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)


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Find and connect with others from the Avondale Heights community!

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

Local Library Adult programs - Moonee Valley Libraries offer a range of adult programs. Find out more.

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.

Friends of Maribyrnong Valley Inc

Immunisation sessions 2019

Nancye Kirchner Neighbourhood Centre, Doyle Street

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.

Moonee Valley Bicycle User Group (MooneeBUG)

MooneeBUG is a voluntary community organisation that represents bicycle riders within the City of Moonee Valley. They are committed to improving cycling opportunities for everyone.

The BUG committee meets occasionally but mainly communicates by email with their website being a central point for events and contacts.

Explore Avondale Heights

Explore the Avondale Heights neighbourhood.

Dog off-leash park

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

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.

Public BBQs

Our parks and reserves offer a range of great facilities, including free barbeques! In Avondale Heights this includes:

Canning Street Reserve (in rotundas on eastern & western sides, west of the playground, near the main car park, southern end, west of tap and near the main car park -bottom of stairs)

Public Toilets

Access to public toilets can be important when exploring. Opening hours.

Canning Street Reserve, 2A Canning Street, Avondale Heights

Canning Street Shops, Cnr Military Road and Canning Street, Avondale Heights

Water stations

Thirsty? Free drinking water stations are being installed across Moonee Valley. Learn More.

Last updated: Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 6:29 AM