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City of Wyndham

Infrastructure

The City of Wyndham is located in Melbourne's outer south-west. The City encompasses a total land area of about 542 square kilometres. The City of Wyndham is a residential and rural area, with substantial industrial, technology and commercial areas. Wyndham is one of Melbourne's principal growth areas. The population is centred in the residential areas around Werribee and Hoppers Crossing. Rural land is used mainly for vegetable growing and grazing.

The key employment sectors in the City of Wyndham are manufacturing, transport postal and warehousing, construction, retail trade, education and training, health care, and public administration and safety. The City of Wyndham includes major industrial areas in the suburbs of Hoppers Crossing, Laverton North, Point Cook, Truganina and Werribee, along with the Melbourne Water Hoppers Crossing Pumping Complex in Werribee, and the Melbourne Water Western Treatment Plant in Cocoroc. The main retail areas are Pacific Werribee, the Point Cook Town Centre and the Werribee Town Centre, with other significant retail centres at Boardwalk Central Shopping Centre, Featherbrook Shopping Centre, Hogans Corner Shopping Centre, Hoppers Crossing Shopping Precint, Laverton Market, Manor Lakes Central Shopping Centre, Sanctuary Lakes Shopping Centre, Tarneit Gardens Shopping Centre, Werribee Village Shopping Centre, Williams Landing Shopping Centre, Woodville Park Shopping Centre, Wyndham Vale Square Shopping Centre and Wyndham Village Shopping Centre. Educational facilities are provided at Victoria University (Werribee Campus), University of Melbourne (Werribee Campus and U-Vet Werribee Animal Hospital) and numerous public and private schools (including Westbourne Grammar School and Al-Taqwa College). The primary health care facility in the City is Werribee Mercy Hospital, with numerous aged care facilities. Much of the employment in public administration and safety is at the RAAF Williams Bases at Laverton and Point Cook, and Port Phillip Prison.

Land use
Land use Water: 0.1% Residential: 20.3% Parkland: 16.0% Industrial: 3.3% Hospital/Medical: 0.1% Education: 0.3% Commercial: 1.2% Agricultural: 58.6%

NOTE: The land use shown in the map is derived from ABS Mesh Block categories. Mesh Blocks broadly identify land use and are not designed to provide definitive land use. It is purely an indicator of the main planned land use for a Mesh Blocks. For more information please refer to ABS Mesh Block categories.

Transportation Networks

  • Princes Freeway
  • Princes Highway
  • Western Ring Road
  • Werribee railway line
  • Melbourne-Geelong railway line

Distances

  • Melbourne GPO 35km
  • Tullamarine Airport 40km
  • Avalon Airport 25km
  • Essendon Airport 40km
  • Port of Melbourne 30km

Major Industrial Precincts

  • Hoppers Crossing (south-east)
  • Laverton North
  • Point Cook (around Wallace Avenue)
  • Truganina (north-east)
  • Werribee (around Lock Avenue)
  • Werribee Employment Precinct (around Sneydes Road)

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