Box Hill Future Ready City

Box Hill is now firmly established as the pre-eminent growth centre for Melbourne’s eastern region. It is home to one of the largest commercial business hubs and transport interchanges outside the Melbourne CBD.

Box Hill is currently experiencing unprecedented growth, driven by private investment and development (residential and commercial) and also supported by significant investment associated with the growth of health and education facilities.

Council is currently undertaking a project to review the vision for the future of Box Hill.
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Central and Uniquely Accessible

Box Hill is well serviced by public transport with the Belgrave/Lilydale line passing through the Box Hill transport interchange. Box Hill is also well positioned with tram and bus accessibility.

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Box Hill and the surrounding area is host to a range of internationally renowned education institutions.

Box Hill Institute is a leading Victorian vocational and higher education provider known for their collaborative and creative approach to education in Australia and overseas. Box Hill Institute offers a wide variety of courses from apprenticeships to degrees, short courses to diplomas in a range of delivery modes including full time, part time and off-campus.


Deakin University is located in Burwood and hosts 28,000 students, of which
approximately 9000 are international students. Ranked high for graduate
employability, Deakin University’s course curriculum integrates real-world expertise with practical skills to give students a competitive edge.

Whitehorse is home to many of the region’s leading private and public primary and secondary schools that support the liveability of the city and attraction to investors, staff and the community.

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Investing in Box Hill

Whitehorse City Council supports and guides the local and regional economy, including facilitation of major private, institutional and government investment through the Whitehorse investment and development facilitation service.

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Health in Box Hill

Box Hill is host to state of the art health care facilities including Box Hill Hospital and Epworth Eastern. Numerous specialised medical suites and allied health services in the medical precinct make Box Hill pivotal to healthcare in the eastern metropolitan region of Melbourne.

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