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Melton 

Melton City, the fastest growing LGA in Victoria and one of the fastest growing LGAs in Australia, lies in Melbourne’s Western Growth Corridor.

house and land package Melton south
house and land package Melton south

An hour’s drive from the Melbourne CBD, in the Melton City local government area (LGA), are the suburbs of Melton Melton South and Melton West.

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Melton Area

Melton City, the fastest growing LGA in Victoria and one of the fastest growing LGAs in Australia, lies in Melbourne’s Western Growth Corridor.

ℹ Annual population growth rate for area over next 10 years (2.48%) is nearly 1.5 times the size of VIC’s
annual population growth rate over next 10 years (1.68%) (Melton area is set to grow 1.5x faster than VIC)

ℹ Between 2011 and 2036, the area’s population will almost double in size and increase by 22,700 people

ℹ An estimated 53,880 people in total will call Melton, Melton South and Melton West area home by 2036

ℹ From 2011 to 2036, Melton, Melton South and West area’s number of dwellings is anticipated to increase
by 74% or 9,100 dwellings and by 2036, a total of approx. 21,450 residential dwellings will be accessible

ℹ Development of large greenfield areas, currently in progress and planned, is the source of these new
dwellings and influx of new housing has created demand from household-forming couples and families.

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Education

Melbourne is considered one of the education cities of Australia, with ten world-class universities calling the city home and a title of second most student friendly city in the world.

ℹ Childcare centres within Melton area: Goodstart Early Learning Centre in Melton on High St, Panda Family Day Care Centre in Melton, Melton World of Learning Childcare Centre in Melton, Early Learning Child Care and Kindergarten in Melton West, Early Learning Kinders and Childcare Centre in Melton etc.

ℹ Schools within Melton area: St Dominic’s School (primary), Melton Primary School (primary), Melton Secondary College (secondary), Melton West Primary School (primary), Melton Christian College (prep to year 12), Glenvale School’s Melton Campus (prep to year 12), Staughton College (secondary) etc.

ℹ Top-performing schools within a 20mins’ drive of Melton CBD not limited to: Bacchus Marsh Grammar School (pre-prep to year 12), Southern Cross Grammar School (prep to year 9) etc.

ℹ Closest special schools: Melton Specialist School etc. Closest universities/TAFEs: Victoria University’s St Albans Campus (26min from Melton CBD, listed in the top 30 best universities in Australia in 2015), University of Melbourne’s Veterinary Campus (29min from Melton CBD, ranked best university in Australia in 2015), Kangan Institute’s Docklands Campus (32min from Melton CBD, Kangan is one of VIC’s largest apprenticeship and traineeship training organisations).

Shopping

Melbourne is known as the fashion capital of Australia.

ℹMajor shopping centres: Woodgrove Shopping Centre (1km, 3min from Melton CBD), contains 160+ stores, major and specialty retailers include Woolworths, Coles, Aldi, Big W, Kmart, JB Hi-Fi, Amart Sports, Bunnings Warehouse, Harris Scarfe etc., centre also contains a Reading Cinemas Complex, food courts, Melbourne Outer West’s first alfresco dining precinct and over 2,500 free car parking spaces, centre serviced by buses.

ℹ Watergardens Town Centre (18km, 18min from Melton CBD), contains 250+ stores, major and specialty retailers include Target, Big W, Coles, Woolworths, Harvey Norman, Spotlight, Rebel, Dan Murphy’s, AMF Bowling Centre, Goodlife Health Club etc., centre also contains a Hoyts Cinema Complex and food courts and offers free Wi-Fi and over 4,700 free car parking spaces.

ℹ  Closest neighbourhood centres: Coburns Central Shopping Centre, Station Square Shopping Centre etc 

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Melton Area Amenities

ℹ In or near the house and land package Melton south area: Childcare centres, schools, universities, shopping centres, hospitals, medical centres, a railway station, bus stops, employment precincts and business parks

ℹ Nearby entertainment facilities: Library and learning hub, a community centre, an indoor sports stadium, a leisure centre, gyms, dance studios, fitness centres, athletic fields, swim schools, golf courses, parks, the Melton Botanic Garden, recreational reserves, hotels, taverns etc.

Transport

ℹ Train: Melton Railway Station (3km, 5min from Melton CBD), travelling inbound to Melbourne CBD takes approx. 40 minutes, on weekdays, trains depart every 20 to 30 minutes from the Melton Railway Station to the Southern Cross Railway Station and vice versa, on weekends, there are services every hour to an hour and a half from Melton Railway Station to the Southern Cross Railway Station and vice versa.

ℹ Buses: In the house and land package Melton south CBD, on High St are bus stops, buses from these stops depart every 30 minutes on weekdays and every hour on weekends and service Melton and surrounding suburbs

Health

Recognised around the world for its cancer research and treatment, Melbourne is one of Australia’s top medical research hubs.

ℹ Hospitals: Bacchus Marsh and Melton Regional Hospital (15km, 15min from Melton CBD), provides services such as maternity and obstetrics, emergency services, acute medical and post-acute care, surgeries, alcohol and drug services etc., Western Private Hospital (37km, 31min from Melton CBD), currently the only existing private hospital in Western Melbourne, home to the E.J. Whitten Cancer Treatment Centre, services offered include cardiac, general medicine, endocrinology, surgery, oncology, sleep disorder and haematology services.

ℹ  Closest medical centres: Primary Medical and Dental Centre, Melton Medical Clinic, Bakery Square, Medical Centre, Coburns Road Medical Centre, Station Medical Centre, Scott Street Medical Centre etc.

house and land package Melton south
house and land package Melton south
house and land package Melton south hospital

Demographics

2011 population:

ℹ Melton, Melton South and Melton West’s combined population was approx. 30,680 people.

ℹ  Over 74% of population consisted of families, nearly half of families were couple families.

ℹ Currently, older couples, aged 55 to 64 and families, make up largest percentage of residents.

ℹ Approx. 22% of the population in 2011 were children between 0 and 14 years of age.

ℹ  Population forecasts: Melton, Melton South and Melton West’s combined population is set to increase by 2.13% per year from now and reach 53,880 people by 2036

ℹ 2011 workforce: Full-time workers represented 60% of the 14,453-strong labour force, while 26% were part-time workers, top 3 occupations by employment in house and land package Melton south area were technicians and trades workers, clerical and administrative workers and machinery operators and drivers, top 3 industries by employment in Melton area were retail trade industry, manufacturing industry and construction industry.

ℹ 2011 dwellings: Of total occupied, private dwellings in Melton, Melton South and West area, 90% were separate, detached houses, approx. 44% of dwellings owned via mortgage, via renting (27%) and via owning outright (26%).

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Industry & Employment

Labour force:

ℹ Melton City’s labour force in December 2015 consisted of approximately 71,500 people.

ℹ Approx. 31,270 people or 44% of Melton City labour force worked in Melton, Melton South and West area.

ℹ Employment forecasts: From Nov-2014 to Nov-2019, Melton City anticipates employment growth of 11% or more and between 2006 and 2031, 10,000 to 20,000 new jobs will be accessible to Melton City residents.

ℹ Projects with an impact on the local job economy: $11 billion Melbourne Metro Rail Project (set to employ 3,500+ people during construction peak), $10 billion Melbourne Airport Expansion (approx. 38,000 new direct and indirect jobs to be produced over next 20 years) etc.

ℹ Employment precincts: Continuing development of Melton North and Melton West to create new jobs during and post-development, Toolern Employment Precinct (4km, 5min from Melton CBD, could deliver up to 25,000 new jobs), Robinsons Road North Employment Precinct (20km, 18min from Melton CBD), Robinsons Road South Employment Precinct (22km, 17min from Melton CBD) and Truganina Employment Precinct (25km, 20min from Melton CBD, approx. 10,000 to 15,000 new jobs to be generated upon completion).

ℹ  Employment clusters set to produce new jobs: Sunshine Employment Cluster (22 minutes’ drive from Melton CBD) and East Werribee Employment Cluster (could create 58,000 new jobs, is a 30 minutes’ drive from Melton CBD).

ℹ In-progress business parks within 25km of Melton CBD: Orbis Business Park (could produce 3,500 new jobs), Paramount Industrial Estate (could create 5,000 new jobs), West Industry Park, Link360 Industrial Park (currently offering 221 new short-term jobs) etc.

ℹ Melton area’s key industries: Retail trade industry, manufacturing industry, construction industry, transport, postal and warehousing industry and health care and social assistance industry.

ℹ Melton City key industries:  Listed in order of the size of their economic output, top five industries are real estate services, construction, manufacturing, retail trade and education and training industries.