The college is located in East Melbourne beside the Fitzroy Gardens and on the edge of the Melbourne Central Business District. The college has been located in various parts of Melbourne city since its beginning, but since 1999 it has been located in East Melbourne at the site of Parade College. Its building brings together the historic bluestone of the most historic and famous Parade College and its award-winning architecture. At the heart of CTC, there is a historic library, Daniel Mannix Library, which has a collection of more than 90 years and continuing to add new resources to its collection. The college also provides facilities like health centers, gymnasiums, clinics, and sporting facilities. The city of Melbourne is among the top 10 most beautiful cities in the world to live in and is among the best student cities in Australia.