What we heard!

Find out more about the feedback we received.

This consultation is now closed. Thank you to everyone who contributed.

Economic Development Strategy vision board

Looking forward 5-10 years, what is your vision for Hobsons Bay's local economy?

23 January, 2023

Fran says:

Positive view of the future. Altona is developing and growing. New investment in high quality, shops and restaurants. Competing with east.

18 January, 2023

Dean says:

To continue its growth in the environmental, renewable, recycling and digital sectors. Laverton to have more development focus + investment

18 January, 2023

John says:

A self sufficient manufacturing base be established in Hobson’s Bay. For example a shipbuilding industry skills and training base. Cars too

11 January, 2023

giffard street says:

That current shops are economically viable. No growth in shops unless away from the water eg. at Kororoit Creek. Parking is well managed

22 December, 2022

Ming says:

More mixed use zones to promote a sense of walkable community and true local life. Increase the overall density and utilization of our lands

22 December, 2022

Joan Taylor says:

Providing services for the rate payers & residents (not just catering to business & retail & hospitality & visitors. We live here

14 December, 2022

becc says:

Upgrade the Pier st ‘pop up park’ outdoor restaurant area. Replace turf, add sculptures and string lighting, similar to Yarraville.

14 December, 2022

Craig Rowley says:

A ‘knowledge-based’ local economy, strengthening the regional economy through smart manufacturing, advanced logistics, and business services

14 December, 2022

Charger says:

Electric vehicle infrastructure near shopping strips to attract visitors to our local businesses and promote sustainable services.

13 December, 2022

Cheree says:

An inclusive and resilient economy that provides access to local services and job opportunities.

12 December, 2022

RyanY says:

Complete Precinct 15 project.

12 December, 2022

Frankly says:

To be a community committed to the environment, the arts and well being. Provide sustainable service's [ through action.

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