Flemington

The Flemington neighbourhood encompasses land to the east of Ascot Vale Road through to the Moonee Ponds Creek, and includes a small triangular pocket to the south of the Ascot Vale neighbourhood where Epsom Road and Ascot Vale Road meet.

Did you know Flemington's population density is 59.1 people per hectare, the densest neighbourhood in Moonee Valley - for more information download the fact sheet (pdf, 13.3MB) 

A dynamic neighbourhood

This very vibrant neighbourhood currently has a number of major projects, including:

Moonee Valley City Council projects:

  • Flemington Community @ Debneys Park project
  • Moonee Ponds Creek Chain of Ponds Plan

Victorian Government projects:

  • Flemington Education Plan
  • Flemington Housing Estate Renewal project

Check out the section below for more information.

Major Projects in Flemington

Flemington Community @ Debneys Park project

Project owner: Moonee Valley City Council

Description: Council is working on plans for a staged redevelopment of the Debneys Park precinct including a new community hub.

Status: Council is currently reviewing community feedback from the Phase 3 Engagement period.

Further information:

https://yoursay.mvcc.vic.gov.au/flemington

or

https://www.mvcc.vic.gov.au/About-the-Council/Plans-and-strategies/Flemington-Community-at-Debneys-Park

Contact:

Ruth Robles-McColl

Major Community Facilities Program Manager, Moonee Valley City Council

Email: rroblesmccoll@mvcc.vic.gov.au

Phone: 03 9243 8888

Or

Frances Hoban

Social Infrastructure Planner, Moonee Valley City Council

Email:  flemingtonhub@mvcc.vic.gov.au

Phone: 03 9243 8888

Moonee Ponds Creek Chain of Ponds Plan

Project owner: Moonee Valley City Council

Description: The Moonee Ponds Creek Chain of Ponds Plan proposes a 50-year transformation to improve the creek corridor. The Plan is a joint initiative of Melbourne Water, Moonee Valley and Moreland City Councils.

Status: The Moonee Ponds Creek Chain of Ponds Plan was adopted by Moonee Valley Council on the 11 December 2018. A number of projects are progressing including: Planning Control Background Report; Brosnan Crescent Business Case; investigation of future lighting and transport links opportunities; and exploring opportunities to consolidate connections to the Creek corridor through the Flemington Community @ Debneys Park project.

Further information:

https://www.melbournewater.com.au/what-we-are-doing/works-and-projects-near-me/all-projects/chain-ponds-collaboration

or

https://www.mvcc.vic.gov.au/Experience-Moonee-Valley/Parks-and-playgrounds/Park-upgrades-and-projects/Our-Moonee-Ponds-Creek.aspx

or

https://www.moreland.vic.gov.au/about-us/projects/park-playground-and-creek-projects/moonee-ponds-creek-plan-community-consultation/

Contact:

City Design Team, Moonee Valley City Council

Phone: 9243 8888

Email: ourcreek@mvcc.vic.gov.au

or

Open Space team, Moreland City Council

Phone: 9240 1111

Email: openspace@moreland.vic.gov.au

Flemington Education Plan

Project owner: Department of Education (DET)

Description: The Department of Education anticipate considerable growth in demand for education services in the Flemington, Ascot Vale, Moonee Ponds areas, and are working with local stakeholders (current and future parents, students, school staff and education experts) to explore future provision options. Schools involved include Flemington Primary School, Debney Meadows Primary School, Mount Alexander College and Ascot Vale Special School.

Status: The Department of Education are currently seeking feedback from the community through an online survey which closes this Friday 14 June. The aim of the survey is hear from the community about what is needed in terms of education in the area.

Go to https://engage.vic.gov.au/flemington-education-plannto fill in the survey and subscribe for project updates.

Further information:

https://engage.vic.gov.au/flemington-education-plan

Contact:

Victorian School Building Authority

Phone: 1800 896 950

Email: vsba@edumail.vic.gov.au

Flemington Housing Estate Renewal project

Project owner: Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Description: DHHS is renewing the Flemington Housing Estate. The first stage of the project, led by DHHS, seeks to replace walk up apartment buildings with new and increased social housing units and will introduce private housing, along with other measures to improve the amenity and security of the area. It is anticipated this will be in partnership with a private sector partner. Council’s role is to have input into the design, manage the interface with the existing community and the anticipated impacts during construction.

Status: public housing renewal at the Flemington estate is about to take an important step forward, with the first stage of demolition works of the walk-up flats due to begin in June 2019. To learn more about this stage go to: https://vhhsba.vic.gov.au/flemington-estate-demolition-works

Further information:

https://vhhsba.vic.gov.au/housing-and-infrastructure/flemington-estate

or

https://vhhsba.vic.gov.au/flemington-estate-demolition-works

Contact:

DHHS: Mark Ritch

Communications Manager, Department of Health and Human Services

Phone: 0437 302 257

Email: mark.ritch@dhhs.vic.gov.au

or

Council: Colin Harris

Senior Project Manager – Infrastructure and Land Use Developments

Phone: 9243 1182

Email. Colin.harris@mvcc.vic.gov.au

Events

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Connect

Find and connect with others from the Flemington community!

Canterbury Street Stables

Canterbury Street Stables is a large hall suitable for dancing, martial arts, community meetings and other recreation activities.

Childcare & Kindergarten

Flemington Childcare Co-op

Flemington Street Children's Centre

Goodstart Early Learning (Flemington)

Hopetoun Early Years Centre

St Brendan's Kindergarten

Wingate Avenue Occasional Care

Crown Street Stables 

Is a multi-purpose community facility. It includes a café which is open seven days a week, space for hire, recreational programs and events.

DriveLink Program

DriveLink assists newly arrived migrants and refugees in gaining supervised driving practice to prepare them for the licence test and safe solo driving in a new country.

Farnham Street Neighbourhood Learning Centre

Flemington & Essendon Community Garden

Flemington Association Incorporated

Flemington Community Centre

Address: 25 Mt Alexander Road, Flemington

Get in touch call 8325 1800 or email. 

Flemington Farmers' Market

Flemington Green Ninja Army

The Green Ninja Army are a group of volunteers working to protect, enhance and maintain the local streetscape. For more information join the FGNA - Flemington Green Ninja Army Facebook group or send an email.

Flemington Library

Address: 313 Racecourse Road, Flemington

Phone: 8325 1975

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

Flemington Neighbourhood Advisory Group

Flemington Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Flemington meets every first and third Wednesday for breakfast at the Quest Apartments, corner Epsom and Smithfield Roads, Flemington 7:15 am for 7:30 am and evenings on the 5th Wednesday at a venue to be advised. 

Flemington Theatre Company

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek (FoMPC)

Immunisation sessions 2019

Flemington Community Centre, 25 Mt Alexander Road

Kensington Community Market

Schools

Ascot Vale Special School

Debney Meadows Primary School

Flemington Primary School

Kensington Community High School

Mount Alexander College

St Brendan’s Primary School

Stationeers Newmarket

The Newmarket Stationeers was initiated by the Flemington Association in partnership with Metro Trains and Keep Australia Beautiful Victoria to create a garden on the once-barren embankment adjacent to the railway station in Pin Oak Crescent.

Get in touch, send an email.

Get active

Get active with Flemington community clubs and sporting groups.

Essendon Hockey Club

Fitbit Cardio Tennis

Fitbit Cardio Tennis is a fun, social, group tennis - fitness program for people of all ages. Find your nearest workout.

Flemington & Kensington Bowling Club

Flemington Eagles Soccer Club

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.

Kensington Flemington Junior Sports Club

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.

Newmarket Phoenix FC (Soccer)

Western Leadbeaters Cricket Club

Explore Flemington

Explore the Flemington neighbourhood.

Dog off-leash park

Travancore Park is designated as a dog off-leash park by Moonee Valley City Council’s local laws.

Local parks and reserves

Travancore Park

Moonee Ponds Heritage Trail (pdf, 1.68MB)

Playgrounds

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 Flemington this includes:

Arthur Calwell Park

Coronet Park

Debneys Park

Farnham Street Park

Public Toilets

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

Pridham Plaza, Kensington

Water stations

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

Last updated: Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 6:22 AM