AMES Australia Dandenong

Levels 4-5, 280 Thomas Street
Dandenong 3175 VIC

Opening Hours

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

Education Hours

Monday to Wednesday, 8:30am to 8:30pm
Thursday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm

*Education times may change during School Holidays


Funded Education Programs Delivered

  • ACFE
  • SEE
  • Skills First

Centre Facilities

  • Independent learning centre
  • Computer lab
  • Prayer room
  • Multilingual staff
  • First aid room
  • Student room with volunteer support

Local Area Information

Dandenong is the hub of one of Melbourne's most culturally diverse areas with approximately 70% of its residents being born overseas. The area is filled with a huge range of art, parks, food and shopping.

Located 30km south east of Melbourne’s CBD, Dandenong has a great public transport network and is serviced by buses, trains, trams and Country Train Services. Dandenong also provides the City Shuttle, which is a free service provided around Dandenong CBD.

Experience Afghan culture, fashion, food and music through the traders at the Dandenong Afghan Bazaar precinct.

Dandenong Hospital is one of Melbourne’s major acute hospitals, providing services to the people of Dandenong and surrounding suburbs.

Dandenong library caters to its multicultural community with language services, as well as a home library service, computers and internet access and youth programs.

The Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre is the home of visual arts in Dandenong, with a diverse range of exhibitions, artist talks and monthly openings.

Residents and visitors can relax amongst the beautiful floral garden beds and trees at the Dandenong Park, which provides a BBQ, playground and bike trail.


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