Kurunjang is a residential area 35 km north-west of central Melbourne, immediately north of Melton.
Small areas of housing were laid out in the early 1980s. The Mowbray Non-denominational College opened in 1983, from years 1 to 12. Adjoining it are a primary school (1989), a secondary college (1986) and a reserve with sports facilities. The State primary school had 419 pupils and the secondary college 734 pupils in 2014.