Monday, 20 December 2010

Parramatta. City to join economic corridor

The newly released Metropolitan Plan for Sydney 2036 proposes the extension of the Global Economic Corridor from Macquarie Park to Parramatta. It is a substantial corridor – “the powerhouse of the Australian economy” – clustering jobs and economic activity in finance and business services, information intensive industries, global and national transport and multimedia. It currently runs in an arc from Port Botany and Sydney Airport through the Sydney CBD/North Sydney (Global Sydney) to Macquarie Park. The document said the extension of the Chatswood-Epping rail link to Parramatta would improve accessibility for more Sydney workers. “Additional economic opportunities along this extended corridor must be pursued, especially as Chatswood and Macquarie Park reach capacity, the document said.



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