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1 Knox Careers in Science & Technology 21 August 2014

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3 The Knox Economy: an overview

4 Laid out in a ‘green and leafy’ setting beneath the Dandenong Ranges Just north of the EastLink ~ Monash/CityLink Freeway intersection. Conveniently located in Melbourne’s eastern metropolitan area just 25 kilometres (30 minutes) from Melbourne’s central business district. About Knox Location

5 About Knox History Named after Sir George Knox ( ), a former soldier and speaker of the Victorian Legislative Assembly The City of Knox Crest incorporates his family’s motto ‘Move and Prosper’. Proclaimed a Shire on 16 November 1963 and declared a City on 4 July Knox is one of the most populous municipalities in Victoria with just over 154,000 residents living in eleven localities. The City of Knox includes the suburbs of Ferntree Gully, Upper Ferntree Gully, Boronia, The Basin, Rowville, Wantirna, Wantirna South, Lysterfield, Knoxfield, Scoresby and Bayswater.

6 About Knox The Economy Contributions to GRP (2014)

7 About Knox The Economy Contribution to Employment (2011)

8 About Knox The Economy Unemployment Levels (2013)

9 About Knox The Economy

10 About Knox The Economy – Employment Precincts

11 155,000 people About Knox Knox Futures

12 About Knox Knox Futures

13 About Knox Preferred Investment Locations Scoresby / Rowville Employment Precinct Advanced Manufacturing and Technologies Warehousing and Logistics Offices

14 About Knox Preferred Investment Locations Wantirna Health Precinct Medical Manufacturing and Technologies Aged and Palliative Care Hospital and Medical Services Offices

15 About Knox Preferred Investment Locations Bayswater Business Precinct Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Light Industrial / Specialised Producers Wholesale and Logistics Offices for Business Services

16 About Knox Why People Live and Invest in Knox ‘Green and Leafy’ ‘Openness, Country Feel’ Live Local ~ Work Local Family oriented Well Serviced Business Friendly Good Accessibility

17 Careers 21 August 2014

18 Careers In: Manufacturing IncomeEducation Levels Trend over the last 3 years

19 Careers In: Manufacturing Occupations

20 Careers In: Professional, Scientific and Technical Services IncomeEducation Levels

21 Careers In: Professional, Scientific and Technical Services OccupationsOccupations – Females only

22 Careers In: Health Care and Social Assistance Income Education

23 Careers In: Health Care and Social Assistance Occupation Occupation – Females only

24 Careers In: Wholesale Trade Income Education

25 Careers In: Wholesale Trade OccupationOccupation – Females only

26 Careers In Retail Trade Income Education

27 Careers In Retail Trade Occupation Occupation – Females only

28 Careers In Education and Training Income Education

29 Careers In Education and Training Occupation Occupation – Females only

30 Examples of Industry Sector Subdivision Outlooks The next five years are expected to expose the IT Security Consulting industry to new avenues of growth. Large corporations are progressively moving their security operations in-house to save money, and because consultants themselves can be categorised as security risks. Technological improvements are expected to lead to gaps in security infrastructure, forcing businesses to make security a higher priority. The National Broadband Network, for instance, will create a greater incentive for businesses to rely on cloud computing facilities. Organised groups of hackers are launching increasingly sophisticated attacks against large corporations, whether for political purposes or general malicious intent. Consequently, the industry services will continue to be relevant Pollution Testing Services in Australia - Steady future growth is expected across the industry due to continued stable demand for pollution testing and monitoring services. Despite the potential repeal of the carbon tax resulting in reduced carbon dioxide testing, which would reduce industry services, it is likely that an alternative scheme will be implemented that will require similar services. With stronger economic growth expected in future years, pollution testing demand from the manufacturing, construction, agriculture and wastewater sectors are forecast to drive industry growth. The Health Services subdivision is expected to continue its strong growth over the next five years due to Australia's growing and ageing population, the increasing prevalence of chronic disease and private health insurance coverage growth. While general hospitals are expected to contribute much of the subdivision's growth as they benefit from the ageing population and rising chronic disease rates, other allied health services that derive their revenue from private health benefits will continue to be boosted by growth in private health insurance coverage. Source: IBISWorld

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