Why Invest in Victoria?

Inner Harbour of Victoria
  • Victoria comprises of 3% of Australia’s total land mass but accounts for almost a quarter of economic activity (22% of national GDP).
  • The Victorian economy is larger than most of South East Asian nations. State’s economy generates AUD 343.8 billion in Gross State Product (GSP).
  • Victoria is one of two Australian States that has maintained a Triple A credit rating – the gold standard for world economies.
  • Melbourne has headquarters of six out of top 10 and 33 of the top 100 Australian companies.
  • Melbourne’s complex matrix of road and rail transport network is considered as the best in the country and Melbourne attained a perfect score of 100 for infrastructure in the 2015 EIU Liveability Report.
  • Melbourne has Australia’s largest airport which is operated 24 hours which is home to 25 international airlines and services that serve 32 international destinations directly.
  • Port of Melbourne is the busiest and largest container port in Australia and is well connected and equipped. Port of Melbourne is experienced in the efficient and reliable movement of goods, mostly general cargo and motor vehicles.
  • Victorian Government is committing itself to improving transport system with new Melbourne Metro Rail Project coming up.
  • Melbourne has outstanding telecommunications network of satellite and submarine fibre optic cables that provides unfettered seamless access to the global business.
  • Melbourne is a heavily concentrated area of economic prosperity which has access to 685 of the population and 68% of economic activity.

For more information:

State Government of Victoria – Invest in Victoria

Invest in Australia – Why Victoria?