Existing National Employment Clusters
Monash Employment Cluster is Melbourne’s largest established employment cluster, with a unique mix of education, research and industry participants. The cluster supports 58,500 jobs and has the largest concentration of employment outside Melbourne’s CBD.
Emerging National Employment Clusters
East Werribee Employment Cluster is an emerging precinct that will ultimately support 58,000 jobs and 7000 homes on what is currently Melbourne’s largest piece of underused Government owned land. The Minister for Planning approved the East Werribee Employment Precinct Structure Plan in October 2013.
La Trobe Employment Cluster currently supports 25,700 jobs but is identified as an emerging cluster that will provide employment in education, research, health and retail. It has an existing La Trobe University campus, as well as Northland Shopping Centre, Austin Biomedical Centre and opportunities in and around the Heidelberg Activity Centre.
Metropolitan Activity Centres
Metropolitan activity centres play a strategically important role for their subregional catchments by providing the community with good access to a range of major retail, community, government, entertainment, cultural and transport services.
As the city grows, metropolitan activity centres will maximise opportunities for all Melburnians to access a broad range of goods and services. These centres are a focus of public transport networks and will continue to attract broad investment in education, health and other services. They will also provide a diverse range of jobs, activities and housing for subregional catchments.
Click here for more information about the Metropolitan Activity Centres identified in Plan Melbourne.
Essendon Technology Precinct