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AMES Australia Dandenong


Levels 2-5, 280 Thomas Street
Dandenong 3175, VIC

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Service offered

Education & Training


03 8791 2400


Employment 03 9708 5782
Education 03 9794 5065

Centre type

AMES Centre

If you are deaf, or have a hearing impairment or speech impairment, contact us through the National Relay Service

• TTY users phone 133 677 then ask for 13 2637

• Speak and Listen users phone 1300 555 727 then ask for 13 2637

• Internet relay users connect to the NRS  then ask for 13 2637

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm


Monday: 8:30am - 8:30pm
Tuesday: 8:30am - 8:30pm
Wednesday: 8:30am - 8:30pm
Thursday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm

*Education times may change during School Holidays

Centre Facilities

  • Independent Learning Centre
  • Computer Lab
  • Student room with volunteer support
  • Prayer room
  • First aid room
  • Multilingual staff

Volunteer at This Centre

Contact the Volunteer Coordinator:
Danijela Siljegovic / Julie Capper
Phone 8791 2434/ 8791 2441

Local Area Information

Dandenong is a suburb of Melbourne and is situated 30km south east of Melbourne. Dandenong is the hub of one of Melbourne's most culturally diverse areas with approx 55% of Greater Dandenong residence born overseas.


Dandenong has a great public transport network and is serviced by Buses, Trains, Trams and Country Train Services. Dandenong provides the City Shuttle, which is a free service provided around Dandenong CBD.


The Afghan Bizaar, experience Afghan culture, fashion, food and music through the traders at the Dandenong Afghan Bizzr precinct.
Dandenong Hospital: is one of Melbournes major acute hospitals providing services to the people of Dandenong and surrounding suburbs. It provides services for patients and visitors to the hospital to ease the worry of hospital visits.


Dandenong library offers language services, home library service, computers and internet access, Youth programs, ELLA services. With friendly staff at  the library there to help.


Dandenong hosts home to Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre and is home of the visual arts, celebrates and enhances guests to the city with its diverse range of exhibitions, artists talks and monthly opening. Dandenong also is home to the Drum Theatre, which hosts a range of season performances for schools.


Dandenong Park, relax amongst the beautiful floral garden beds and trees. Bask in the sun, picninc or plan a get-to-gether with the family. Facilities include - toilets, BBQ,  picnic tables and seating, playground, bike trail and parking.