Mount Helen is an outlying residential area south of Ballarat, very nearly attached to Buninyong. Mount Helen is similar to its neighbouring suburb, Mount Clear, and is characterised by it gently undulating hills surrounded by bush, forestry and many walking trails. Mount Helen is home to Federation University and the Ballarat Technology Park, along with several state government offices. Mount Helen is a short distance from town facilities of Buninyong and 10 minutes’ drive from Ballarat. It has a neighbourhood shopping area and the nearest primary schools are at Mount Clear and Buninyong. There is a Catholic school and a secondary college at Mount Clear. Mount Helen is a picturesque suburb with a natural backdrop and spectacular views. It has a wide mix of new and mid-century homes and is highly popular for investors with excellent rental returns.
- Ballarat Steiner School
- Federation University