Gladstone Park is 15 km north-west from Melbourne’s central business district. Its Local Government Area is the City of Hume. At the 2006 Census, Gladstone Park had a population of 8669.
It is bounded by the Tullamarine Freeway and Mickleham Road to the West, Broadmeadows Road to the North, The Jacana Valley to the East and the Western Ring Road to the South.
The suburb contains a high school, three primary schools, a pre-school, two churches, a shopping centre, a bingo centre, football oval, soccer field, tennis club, two basketball courts, lawn bowls club, indoor sports centre, fitness club, extensive bike track, three parks, local pub, community library, nursing home and more.
The closest railway station is Broadmeadows railway station, on the Craigieburn Line. The closest tram line is tram route 59, in the neighbouring suburb of Airport West. Bus services run everyday throughout all of Gladstone Park.