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The City of Whittlesea is located north of Melbourne and is one or the largest municipalities in Melbourne, covering suburbs such as Epping, Thomastown and Mill Park. Seventy per cent of Whittlesea is rural.

The City is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Australia, welcoming around 8000 new residents every year. South Morang achieved the status of Australia’s fastest growing suburb for the last 10 years. Over 40 per cent of residents speak a language other than English at home.

Find out more at the City of Whittlesea website

Main Suburbs:
  • Whittlesea
  • Epping
  • South Morang
  • Mill Park
  • Thomastown
Key industries:
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Retail

Whittlesea at a glance

20-45km
North of Melbourne's city centre
30-60mins
Travel time from the city by car or bus
40-90mins
Travel time from the city by train
$491,000
Median house cost (Aug 2017)
$315,00
Median unit price (Aug 2017)
25
Primary schools
13
High schools
0
University campuses
$345
Median house rental per week (March 2017)
$285
Median unit rental per week (March 2017)

Education

Find an early childhood service or school at the Department of Education and Early Childhood development website or find out more about education and preschool.

Access the Victorian Skills Gateway to find local Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers. This includes public TAFE institutions, adult community education and private VET providers.

Health

To locate a hospital in this area, use the interactive maps provided on the Victorian Government’s Health.vic website.

Visit the Better Health Channel's health services directory for more health care information and services.

Where are most migrants from?

Flag of India 5.6%
India
Flag of Italy 3.0%
Italy
Flag of Macedonia 2.8%
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Flag of Greece 1.9%
Greece
Flag of China 1.9%
China

Top five languages other than English

5.1%
Macedonian
5.0%
Arabic
5.0%
Italian
3.7%
Greek
3.2%
Punjabi
Sources:

House and unit prices: Home Price Guide.
Rental prices: Department of Health and Human Services Rental Report 
Cultural groups: Census 2016, ABS

More information: To find a local real estate agent, visit the REIV agent directory.