Why Hobsons Bay


With an enviable position on the bay and close to the centre of Melbourne, Hobsons Bay attracts and is home to a skilled, productive and diverse workforce. Over thirty-five per cent of the workforce hold a Diploma or higher and local employers benefit from a pool of accessible and work ready candidates.


With over 41,000 employed residents, there are particular skills strengths in the advanced manufacturing, logistics, healthcare and professional, and scientific sectors.


Adjacent to the Port of Melbourne and with excellent transport links to Melbourne’s airports, major arterial roads, and existing and future rail freight intermodal terminals, Hobsons Bay is ideally located for business and is fast becoming a hub for innovation in Melbourne’s west.