Australia’s leading design, engineering and advanced manufacturing precinct
The inclusion of the 230-hectare Employment Precinct (identified as a National Economic and Innovation Cluster
in Plan Melbourne), as part of the Fishermans Bend area presents many unique and exciting opportunities to create and support, good secure 21st century jobs on the doorstep of the CBD.
The evolution of future businesses and industries provides the opportunity to build a culture in the Employment
Precinct that draws on the past while signposting the future.
Strengthening its focus on physical production and supporting large and small scale manufacturing,
the Victorian Government's investment in the former General Motors Holden site is a catalyst for transforming
the Employment Precinct.
The transition will encourage the development of high-value, future focused industrial firms, leveraging off new major research institutions.
Westgate Park performs an important role in providing an extensive area of parkland in an urban setting for existing and future residents and workers.
A variety of walking and cycling links provide connections to the bay and the city.