During construction, over 1,300 jobs will be created.
It is expected that about 6,800 jobs directly related to the operation of Moorebank Logistics Park will be created when the facility is fully operational. The jobs will be in warehousing, transport, terminal operations, site management and ancillary services.
There will be a flow-on economic benefits locally, including additional indirect jobs, in the areas surrounding the terminal.
Moorebank Intermodal Company (MIC) engaged Deloitte to assess the potential employment opportunities that the terminal will bring to the region (both locally and more broadly).
Employment opportunities, August 2016: This report estimates the job types and employment numbers on site once Moorebank Logistics Park is fully operational. As many as 6,800 new jobs are expected to be created across warehousing, transport, terminal operations, site management and ancillary services.
Economic and employment impacts, April 2017: This report assesses the broader economic and employment impacts (direct and flow-on) of the terminal including the productivity benefits associated with the project for the regions surrounding the precinct over 20-year horizon. The report includes modelling of job numbers generated in various industries.
Moorebank Intermodal Terminal Workforce Advisory Group
MIC has established the Moorebank Intermodal Terminal Workforce Advisory Group (MITWAG). The purpose of the group is to assist workers in the local community gain access to the new job opportunities that Moorebank Logistics Park will bring to the area.
The main focus of the advisory group is to identify and address skill shortages and education and training needs that will enable local people to be job-ready for the significant job opportunities generated by the development and operation of Moorebank Logistics Park.
Membership of the group includes representatives from:
- State government - NSW Department of Industry;
- Local councils - Liverpool City Council and Campbelltown City Council;
- Chamber of Commerce - Liverpool Chamber of Commerce and Industry;
- Tertiary educational institutions - TAFE NSW, University of New South Wales, University of Wollongong and Western Sydney University;
- SIMTA; and
Together these representatives can contribute their understanding of the freight and logistics industry, the local community, educational offerings and skill needs. As businesses take up tenancy in Moorebank Logistics Park, they will be given the opportunity of participating in the advisory group.
MITWAG met for the first time in May 2017 and will continue to meet on a regular basis as the development progresses.