Advocating for the region
The South East Melbourne region is one of the fastest growing regions in Australia’s fastest growing city.
South East Melbourne stretches from the northern borders of the City of Monash, to Fort Nepean on the tip of the Mornington Peninsula, to the edge of Gippsland in Cardinia Shire.
The South East Melbourne organisation, also known as SEM, is a grouping of seven councils as well as businesses and community organisations.
SEM advocates for investment, prosperity, jobs and sustainability across the whole region.
Population: 1.2 million, growing to 1.5 million by 2030
Jobs: 470.000 in the region, a further 232,000 people leave the region for work each day.
Gross regional product: $66 billion.