Work and business opportunities

Run your own small business.working at the coast
Turn your hobby into a career.
Work locally.
Commute to Geelong or Melbourne.
The options are endless.

Local opportunities are available in areas such as hospitality, retail and tourism, or professional services such as medical, legal, accounting and real estate.

There are also good employment options in larger towns nearby including Ocean Grove and Geelong, a 30 minute drive or a commute via the public bus network.

For advice on starting a business in the Borough refer to the Economic Development section.

The Melbourne commute

Easy access to public transport makes it easy to commute to Melbourne for full-time or part-time work. There is a bus network throughout the Bellarine Peninsula and V/Line trains from numerous stations in Geelong to Southern Cross station in Melbourne.

You can even take the ferry to the Mornington Peninsula.

It's an easy drive through the Peninsula to the Princes Highway and up to Melbourne, taking approximately 90 minutes depending on traffic.

Go mobile

Technology and flexible work hours make it possible to spread your time between the physical office and your virtual office. Work from home, the beach or your favourite cafe.