Mount Helen is a fast-growing suburb of Ballarat situated just north of the township of Buninyong with a population of around 2,718 approximately. Mount Helen is similar to it's neighbouring suburb, Mount Clear, and is characterised by it gently undulating hills surrounded by bush and forestry and many walking trails. Mount Helen is home to Federation University and the Ballarat Technology Park, along with a number of state government offices.
- Ballarat Steiner School
- Federation University