Local Government in Australia's growth areas has a vision for jobs and services close to home for a diverse and skilled workforce. Outer suburbs need transformational infrastructure to continue to contribute to economic nation building. Capital investment in hubs such as airports, universities and hospitals, and associated transport and digital infrastructure, will drive economic activity and growth. These are some of the many projects ready to transform the outer suburbs. Let's Catch Up with the outer suburbs!
South East Melbourne has a larger population than Adelaide, Hobart, Canberra or Darwin but doesn't have its own commercial airport. It's 80km to Melbourne Airport or 110km to Avalon Airport with no direct public transport.
A freight infrastructure investment plan for Melbourne's south-west, including running the new Inland Rail link via the Outer Metropolitan Ring corridor; building the Western Interstate Freight Terminal at Truganina; and fast-tracking work on a port freight rail shuttle.
Around 300,000 people leave Western Sydney each day for work, mostly by car, resulting in road congestion and adverse health impacts. The Sydney Metro Northwest will stop at the edge of the North West Growth area which will house 250,000 people. The rail link will connect the North West Growth Area and the South West Growth Area, via the Western Sydney Airport.
Precinct development opportunities include: