“Employment opportunities that decrease commute times with good infrastructure for socialising and working.”
Female, 39-48, Casey Next.
“More jobs across various skills and trades so that people do not have to travel to Melbourne CBD. Maybe have another CBD in Casey.”
Male, 29-38, Casey Next.
Council will facilitate and support job creation, particularly in new and emerging industries, through partnerships and city planning. It is a priority for the Council that the number of local jobs increases to reduce the high number of people who must leave the municipality for work every day.
|Our 2021 Community Outcomes|
|6.1 We have a thriving and engaged local business community that has opportunities to prosper||• Number of participants involved in business development programs
• Satisfaction of participants of the business development programs
|6.2 Our residents have increased opportunities to work locally||• Attraction of international investors to drive new and existing industries
• Number of local jobs
• Number of businesses in Casey
• Membership on Casey Cardinia Jobs Portal
|6.3 We have enhanced the employability of the local workforce||• Number of programs delivered that are designed to educate and promote access and inclusion in employment|
|Our 2018-2019 Actions||Due Date|
|6.1.3 Develop and implement a marketing and communications plan to promote Councils Facilitated Development Program to business and industry||30 Jun 2019|
|6.1.4 Deliver a joint China Business Delegation Mission with City of Greater Dandenong to support business to business trading opportunities, promote the region to Chinese businesses, and attract investment to the region||30 Jun 2019|
|6.1.5 Create a method for measuring the growth in broad employment segments ranging from professional services, information technology, advanced manufacturing, knowledge, and technical jobs||30 Jun 2019|
|6.2.5 Commence delivery of The Inn Crowd Entrepreneurs Program to support the Casey Cardinia Region’s start up community with skill development and networking opportunities||30 Sep 2018|
|6.3.2 Improve the economic viability of Casey’s town and neighbourhood centres by establishing a program to collaborate and work with businesses||31 Mar 2019|
Related Strategic Plans
• Casey Cardinia Economic Development Strategy
• Casey Cardinia Visitation Strategy