The City of Whittlesea is approximately 22 kilometres from Melbourne CBD.  Suburbs in the Whittlesea area include Mill Park, Epping, South Morang, Lalor, Mernda, Doreen, Thomastown and Wollert.

Mill Park Secondary College has two campuses. The Middle Years Campus is located in Mill Park and the Senior Campus is 3 Kilometres away in the neighbouring suburb of Epping.

Whittlesea is a rapidly expanding community, with many young families moving into the area because of the excellent modern facilities.  Everything is within a short distance and easily accessed.

There are hospitals and medical services, cinemas, shopping centres, cafes, restaurants as well as sport and recreation facilities.