NORTH Link is a regional partnership of industry, education and government established in 1995. NORTH Link aims to develop the North’s manufacturing sector and supply/value chain as traditional manufacturing is replaced by advanced manufacturing.

NORTH Link acts as business network and regional economic development advocacy group representing Melbourne’s northern region comprising the cities of Banyule, Darebin, Hume, Merri-bek, Whittlesea and the Shire of Nillumbik.

With the aim to ensure that Melbourne’s north achieves sustainable GDP growth at least equal to that of the rest of Melbourne and Australia.

NORTH Link was established to ensure that Melbourne's north achieves sustainable GDP growth by providing:

  • Sustainable regional economic growth and employment
  • Regional advocacy for infrastructure and investment attraction
  • Regional marketing and promotional materials and activities
  • Regional economic and industry research
  • Assistance to industry to improve business productivity and exporting capability

In addition, the organisation provides and supports the following services and programs:


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