About the Frankston City
Frankston City Council is located 40 kilometres to the south of Melbourne. Its scenic coastline stretching 10 kilometres along Port Philip Bay beckons residents and tourists alike. As one of the state government's six Central Activates Areas (CAA) and the starting point of Mornington Peninsula, Frankston City Council is also on the radar of businesses. The suburb benefits from reliable transit systems, an industrial park and a thriving business district.
Encompassing ten suburbs and offering picturesque waterfront views, Frankston City Council combines rural charm with a modern infrastructure and mindset. Besides the famous sand sculpting on its beaches, the suburb also enjoys the reputation of being one of Australia's most sustainable communities. Its litter prevention and waste resource recovery programs have been lauded, while its urban design and landscaping initiatives continue enhancing its image as a desirable place to live in and invest.
Major industries in Frankston City Council include retail trade, manufacturing, healthcare, education, construction, hospitality and food. Annual regional output exceeds imports, at approximately $10 billion versus $2.5 billion.
Amenities abound, providing residents abundant choices in shopping, services, leisure and entertainment. The suburb is home to Chisholm TAFE technical and further education institute, Monash University (Peninsula campus) and Frankston Hospital, Mornington's largest provider of general and speciality healthcare.