Located 35kms from Melbourne CBD, Greater Dandenong is the economic centre of Victoria’s South eastern growth corridor and a great place to live, work and enjoy life. High living standards and employment opportunities within Greater Dandenong are supported by first class recreation and tourism in surrounding areas.
The largest industry within Greater Dandenong is manufacturing but other industries such as retail, construction, health care and government services provide a significant number of jobs. Economic activities in the city generate employment opportunities for managers, professionals and other skilled workers.
The City of Greater Dandenong offers many opportunities for business investment in a wide range of sectors. During 2011 alone, almost 700 new businesses registered in the municipality with intent to capitalise on the business start-up potential.
Furthermore, the developing metropolitan motorway network makes it very easy for residents to enjoy living in Greater Dandenong and access employment throughout Metropolitan Melbourne.
The municipality offers a wide range of housing choice. The central areas provide newly built modern apartments located near shops, restaurants and schools suitable for busy professionals and energetic individuals.
In addition, the city offers contemporary family homes located in quiet suburbs close to schools, wetlands, parks, places of worship and shops.
The city benefits from having a number of public, and private schools and a technical and further education provider with an outstanding reputation and excellent educational programs. There is also close connectivity to a number of universities in Metropolitan Melbourne.
The community is Melbourne’s most culturally diverse with people from more than 150 nations living in harmony. This has resulted in a vibrant cultural mix of available leisure activities such as multicultural restaurants, shops, places of worship and sports clubs.
The city also has the pleasure of having large modern shopping centres, Victoria’s oldest produce market, a modern performing arts centre, museum and art gallery.
The community is also well supported by health services, having major hospital and health facilities readily available within Greater Dandenong.
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