Discover Greater Dandenong

Grab your passport and get set for a trip around the world – all within the diverse City of Greater Dandenong. Located just 35km south-east of Melbourne, the City of Greater Dandenong is home to people of more than 150 different nationalities showcasing the best multicultural Melbourne has to offer. Our cultural tours, vibrant festivals, thriving arts scene, rich history and bustling trading precincts will whisk you across the globe. So come for a visit to Greater Dandenong and enjoy exotic foods, fantastic festivals, authentic shops, engaging art and colourful characters. Get set for the trip of a lifetime that’s just around the corner in Greater Dandenong - Victoria’s most multicultural region. 

 

Suburbs include:

Bangholme Dandenong Dandenong North Dandenong South Dunearn Keysborough Lyndhurst Noble Park Noble Park North Sandown Village Springvale Springvale South

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  • …a place for gathering

    …a place for gathering

    Suspended by cables between two street light poles and with a soundscape that fuses music and environment sounds, Hillary, Haq and Cran, generate a dynamic interface between community and place.  Using the words and phrases taken from a range of community voices about what a place for gathering means to them, the work is presented within a traditional neon form, reminding us of a time when neon captivated the hearts and minds of cities.

    Suspended by cables between two street light poles and with a soundscape that fuses music and env

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  • Drum Theatre

    Drum Theatre

    A state-of-the-art, purpose built performing arts theatre within the former Dandenong Town Hall. Drum Theatre engages with artists and the community to host a range of performances each year from professional touring productions, local theatrical groups and community organisations. The theatre develops and promotes the accessibility of performing arts and continues to be a vibrant hub for arts and cultural activity in Greater Dandenong.

    A state-of-the-art, purpose built performing arts theatre within the former Dandenong Town Hall.

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  • Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre

    Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre

    Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre regularly hosts a range of contemporary, high quality and diverse exhibitions from leading Australian artists, producing a variety of media. The Gallery celebrates the city and wider artistic community with monthly installations, artist talks and Artists-in-Residence.

    Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre regularly hosts a range of contemporary, high quality and d

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  • Enterprise Interpretive Sign

    The Spirit of Enterprise Trail

    The Spirit of Enterprise and the development of a significant number of projects, honour the way in which migrants and refugees were settled in Springvale. In a bid to tell the stories connected to the Enterprise Migrant Hostel and the settlement of more than 30,000 migrants and refugees, a series of signs can be encountered across the Springvale Activity Centre.  The signs share amazing stories of hope and entrepreneurship of settlement services, local residents and settling communities which have shaped the Springvale of today.

    The Spirit of Enterprise and the development of a significant number of projects, honour the way

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  • Cultural Tours

    Cultural Tours

    Travel the world without leaving home through cultural tours exploring the vibrant food, shopping and colourful characters of Little India, the Afghan Bazaar and the Asian delights of Sensational Springvale. Our expert guides will lead you on an exotic journey to discover rich cultures and fabulous food as we explore our diverse community.

    Travel the world without leaving home through cultural tours exploring the vibrant food, shopping

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  • Dandenong Market

    Grab a bargain and browse exotic fresh fruit and vegies you won’t find at your average supermarket, at the bustling Dandenong Market. A visit to the Dandenong Market is like strolling around a souk, meandering through a hawkers market or blending into a bazaar. With bargain prices, unusual produce and colourful characters, the Dandenong Market is a shopping trip out of the ordinary.

    Grab a bargain and browse exotic fresh fruit and vegies you won’t find at your average supermarke

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  • Heritage Hill Museum & Historic Gardens

    Heritage Hill is a unique historic precinct featuring three beautifully preserved buildings, dating as far back as the 1860s, in two acres of landscaped gardens. Tours of this beautiful site offer an insight into Dandenong’s transformation from a rural market town to a bustling, multicultural metropolis. Today Heritage Hill is a thriving arts and cultural hub featuring exhibitions, music performances workshops and more.

    Heritage Hill is a unique historic precinct featuring three beautifully preserved buildings, dati

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  • Interfaith Tour

    Interfaith Tour

    Come along for a tour and visit a range of places of worship including a Hindu Temple, Sikh Gurdwara, Islamic Mosque, Buddhist Temple, Christian Church and Indigenous sacred sites. For more than 20 years the Interfaith Network of the City of Greater Dandenong has been helping build understanding, respect and tolerance among our community through these informative and entertaining tours.

    Come along for a tour and visit a range of places of worship including a Hindu Temple, Sikh Gurdw

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  • Diverse Cuisine

    Diverse Cuisine

    Excite your tastebuds with a huge range of colourful cuisines from our multicultural community. Greater Dandenong is home to people from more than 150 different nationalities, who bring with them diverse cultures, gorgeous clothes and of course, delicious food. We have the world on a plate with everything from Turkish gozlemes, Asian delights, Punjab sweets and Uyghur noodles to tempt your tastebuds.

    Excite your tastebuds with a huge range of colourful cuisines from our multicultural community.

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  • Sandown Raceway

    Sandown Raceway

    Feel the rush of speed at Sandown Raceway with car and horseracing throughout the year including the crowd-favourite V8 supercars. Sandown hosts five major motorsport weekends annually including the V8 Supercars ‘Heritage Round’ and the Sandown 500. Sandown also hosts many horseracing meets throughout the year, including the annual Greater Dandenong Race Day.

    Feel the rush of speed at Sandown Raceway with car and horseracing throughout the year including

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  • Greater Dandenong Nature Reserves

    Greater Dandenong Nature Reserves

    Explore natural indigenous bushland, untouched since the arrival of white settlers, through guided nature walks, frog watch events and torch night talks. Greater Dandenong is home to some beautiful nature reserves showcasing untouched natural bushland. Join our rangers for a guided tour to learn about the many indigenous plants and native animals that live in our neighbourhoods.

    Explore natural indigenous bushland, untouched since the arrival of white settlers, through guide

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  • Dandenong Stadium

    Cheer on some of Australia’s top athletes as they battle it out on the basketball, volleyball and badminton courts at Dandenong Stadium. Each week around 17,000 sports lovers visit the centre to compete in amateur competitions or barrack for our nation’s elite athletes. Come and see some of the youngsters play, or check out the amazing stadium, or try a hand at one of the sports for yourself! 

    Cheer on some of Australia’s top athletes as they battle it out on the basketball, volleyball and

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  • Festivals All The Time!

    Festivals All The Time!

    The City of Greater Dandenong is an exciting, vibrant and culturally diverse community, offering a range of festivals and events for locals and visitors alike. These range from the ceremony of Australia Day through to Springvale’s Lunar New Year celebrations, the annual Children’s Festival, Melbourne Food and Wine events, the Dandenong Agricultural Show and Christmas Carols in the park, just to name a few.

    The City of Greater Dandenong is an exciting, vibrant and culturally diverse community, offering

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