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Maroondah Federation Estate

Maroondah Federation Estate

Maroondah Federation Estate is a community, cultural and arts facility for the residents of Maroondah and the outer eastern region of Melbourne.


32 Greenwood Ave, Ringwood
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Melways Ref: 49 H10

Maroondah Federation Estate is on the site of the former Ringwood Primary School. The facility incorporates:

  • a Cultural Centre, which has been developed in the original school building
  • a café
  • a Lifestyle Centre contained in the extensive modern addition to the building
  • grounds that include landscaped gardens, on site parking, tree sculptures, MFE Sensory Time Trail, and a courtyard capturing the Footsteps of Federation
  • AMazing Space accessible play space.

Maroondah Access Gallery

The Maroondah Access Gallery, encompassing two professional gallery spaces and artist studio space, offers constantly changing exhibitions with a community focus.

See current exhibitions

Cultural Centre

The Cultural Centre is a place of learning, work and creativity. Located in the historic Ringwood Primary School building are:

  • community organisation offices
  • a community workshop.


  • Monday to Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm
  • Closed Sundays and public holidays
  • During school holidays Monday to Friday 8.30am - 3.00pm

Lifestyle Centre

  • Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5pm
  • Closed public holidays
  • 9298 4545

Located in the purpose-built addition, the centre contains a function rooms and a kitchenette, which cater for visitors of all abilities.

The centre is home to Maroondah City Council's:

  • Arts and Cultural Services Team
  • Social Support 
  • Meals on Wheels. 

It is a vital recreational, social and community resource for the local community and surrounding districts and is an excellent venue for a variety of performance groups, leisure, recreation and social clubs. 

Each of the function rooms is available for hire on both a casual and regular basis.

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