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Central Melbourne

The Melbourne city centre is Victoria’s busiest bustling hub. It has a large population and many retail and business areas, so there are always jobs. If you want to work in hospitality and tourism, there are thousands of hotels, shops, restaurants, and bars to choose from. 

Australia’s technology hub offers digital skills and jobs. Some of the world’s leading tech and finance companies are based there. Major investments in public transport and construction infrastructure also offer great opportunities for apprentices and trainees. 

The Melbourne CBD is also home to a wide range of training providers. This means you never have to look far to find a skills pathway opportunity that is right for you. 

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Quick facts about Central Melbourne

Population: 348,069^

Total new workers needed by 2026: 84,063*

Known for: 

  • Tourism, cultural and sporting events and attractions 
  • Thriving food, drink and entertainment scene 
  • Financial and technology hubs.

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Local government areas: 

Official region name: Inner metropolitan region

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