What you need to know

About us

Who are we and what do we do?
From aged care to youth services and everything in between, we're here for you!
Did you know we provide more than 200 services to help make life easier for our community? We also employ more than 800 people, many of which live right here in Moonee Valley.

You may not even realise some of our service you use in your everyday lives.

Take Jenny, for example, who uses 11 of our services in a typical day:

  • Kindergartens
  • Providing and maintaining footpaths
  • Providing and maintaining local roads
  • Libraries
  • Providing and maintaining parks
  • Planting shade trees
  • Animal registrations
  • Providing and maintaining dog parks
  • Providing and maintaining local sporting facilities
  • Leisure centres
  • Bin collections

There are three levels of government - local government (us!), state government and federal government. Each level is responsible for different things. Check out the Know Your Council website to learn more about the differences.

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A little bit about Moonee Valley

Moonee Valley is a mostly residential area located between 4km and 13km north-west of the Melbourne CBD.

Moonee Valley is made up of the following suburbs:

  • Aberfeldie
  • Airport West
  • Avondale Heights
  • Ascot Vale
  • Essendon
  • Essendon Fields
  • Essendon North
  • Essendon West
  • Flemington
  • Keilor East
  • Moonee Ponds
  • Niddrie
  • Strathmore
  • Strathmore Heights
  • Travancore


Moonee Valley is also divided into 13 neighbourhoods, which you can see on the map to the right.

Learn more about Moonee Valley

You can learn more about our community by checking out our


Achieving our Council Plan

To achieve our Council Plan there are a number of roles we play including:

  • Provider – takes full responsibility for funding and carrying out services.
  • Partner – funds and carries out services in formal partnership with other organisations.
  • Funder – funds other organisations to carry out services, for example through grants and service delivery contracts.
  • Regulator – has statutory responsibilities and directs these activities as required.
  • Monitor – gathers information on activities and checks against progress.
  • Facilitator – encourages others to be involved in activities by bringing interested parties together to progress identified issues.
  • Advocate – promotes the interests of the community to other decision-making bodies, for example State and Federal Governments.








Exec Helen circle

Helen Sui
Chief Executive Officer

Exec Ben Harries Circle

Ben Harries
Director Service Delivery

Community Development
Aged & Disability Services
Family & Children Services
Asset & Major Projects
Engineering Services
Works & Emergency Management
Parks & Gardens

Exec Brett

Brett Walters
Director Strategy & Planning

Planning & Building
City Futures
Community & Corporate Planning


Exec Sanjib

Sanjib Roy
Director Enabling Services

People & Culture
EPMO & Accountability
Corporate Transformation
Information Technology
City Safety & Amenity

Exec Nicole

Nicole Laurie
Manager Corporate Affairs

Customer Service

Tao cai

Tao Cai
Manager Legal & Governance (Acting)

Councillor support