Work in Campbelltown City
Campbelltown features a mixed workforce, made up of both white collar and blue collar personnel across a diverse range of areas. With a Gross Regional Product estimated at $6.68 billion in 2018, Campbelltown has employment opportunities across a wide range of sectors.
Manufacturing industry in Campbelltown
The manufacturing industry continues to hold its own in Campbelltown City. This sector continues to be the largest employer and value-added industry, with large scale manufacturing hubs well-established in the suburbs of Minto and Ingleburn, making the area one of the major manufacturing centres of metropolitan Sydney.
There is a move towards more niche manufacturing such as plastics, while retail and public administration are still significant employers.
Other major industry sectors in Campbelltown
Other major industry sectors in the Campbelltown Local Government Area (LGA) include health care and social assistance, education and training. The health and allied services areas in particular, are on the increase, due to the co-location of Western Sydney University, Campbelltown Public Hospital and Campbelltown Private Hospital.
Integrated Health Hub
Western Sydney University has designated its Campbelltown campus as the Integrated Health Hub of the innovation corridor. The campus is home to the School of Medicine and specialises in a broad range of medical, nursing and health sciences fields of study.
The Macarthur Medical Research Centre, is a partnership between Western Sydney University, South Western Sydney Area Health Service, UNSW and the Walker Foundation. The $47.5 million centre, which is expected to be open in 2023, will be a world-class medical education and research facility that will enable local researchers to address the region's unique health challenges and improve health outcomes for the people of south west Sydney. The facility, to be located at Campbelltown Hospital, will bring together world-leading researchers and clinicians across disciplines. It will promote greater scientific, clinical and industry collaboration that can deliver cutting-edge diagnostics and innovative healthcare programs, treatments, and therapies, and strengthen patient care.
For those who currently travel to work, one of the benefits of Campbelltown City is its connectivity to other places, with direct road and rail transport links to Sydney CBD, the international airport, Canberra, Melbourne and the broader Western Sydney employment lands adjacent to the M7.