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Bang On Target For More Jobs In Melbourne’s West

28 June 2017

Jobs and opportunities in Melbourne’s west continue to grow, with construction underway on an exciting new Target Australia development in Melbourne’s west.

Treasurer and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas and the Member for Tarneit Telmo Languiller today broke ground on Target’s new national headquarters in Williams Landing, which will accommodate 850 employees.

Target’s move reflects the flourishing economy in Melbourne's western growth corridor and the development of the Williams Landing commercial centre.

The building will take up prime position adjacent to the Williams Landing Train Station and is a convenient proximity to Melbourne’s CBD, Geelong and the western suburbs, providing an easy commute for employees.

The area will support Melbourne’s future population growth. According to economists MacroPlan Dimasi, around 400,000 people expected to call the region home, and employment growth is set to exceed 13,000 jobs, by 2031.

Construction of the $37 million project is expected to be completed by the end of 2018.

Quote attributable to Treasurer and Member for Werribee Tim Pallas

“Target’s relocation to Williams Landing will bolster economic growth in Melbourne’s west – boosting job creation, complementing housing development and benefiting local businesses.”

“We know that success breeds success and I’m sure that Target’s move will help attract even more businesses, jobs and opportunities to Werribee.”

Quote attributable to Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan

“More and more businesses are choosing to set up shop in Melbourne’s west, which is great news for local jobs. We look forward to watching Target's operations grow.”

Quotes attributable to Member for Tarneit Telmo Languiller

“I commend Target for choosing such a great location in Williams Landing for their headquarters. This new site will see a great boost for Tarneit with hundreds of jobs for the West.”

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