why mlmc?

Welcome to MLMC

Mount Lilydale Mercy College was founded in 1896 in Melbourne's outer east and is grounded in the Mercy tradition of faith, justice and service.

At MLMC we believe every child has innate talents. As a College we are committed to finding and nurturing your child’s talents so they can wholeheartedly engage with the world and be inspired to make it a better place.

Our students enjoy a progressive, faith-based education across VCE, VCAL and VET. The College represents exceptional value for parents looking to bring out the best in their child.

Ten Reasons to Choose MLMC

Your child will experience a values based Catholic education, giving them the skills and the courage to play their role in protecting and enhancing human values in the 21st century.
With options across VCE, VCAL and VET your child will be able to choose the education path that best suits their unique talents and move confidently into a career that works for them.
Supported by dedicated teachers — who are sensitive to different learning styles and the importance of one-on-one attention — your child will experience success in learning, leading to exciting academic pathways. 
Your child will be joining a highly inclusive and supportive community that will nurture all aspects of their wellbeing so that they can wholeheartedly engage with the world throughout their adult lives. 
Your child will be joining a College with a proud 120+ year history and have a strong sense of belonging to the MLMC community well after the school years have finished.
With a farm and a vineyard, our unique location means that your child will be exposed to the very best experiences and opportunities that both the city and the country have to offer.
Your child will enjoy outstanding facilities from modern learning and arts-oriented spaces to extensive areas for indoor and outdoor sports and recreational activities.
With established public transport and bus services, there’s easy access from the surrounding suburbs and regional areas - from Ringwood to Yarra Junction and Montrose to Yarra Glen.
Our unique hilltop campus affords stunning views over the Yarra Valley, and boasts beautifully maintained gardens and grounds for your child to enjoy each and every day.
The College offers exceptional value for parents looking for a school that offers an extensive range of opportunities and experiences that will bring out the best in their child.