The GCHKP is already home to a highly-skilled workforce of almost 10,000 people and caters to almost 20,000 students.
The Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) is one of Australia’s major teaching hospitals, and Gold Coast Health, which employs over 9,500 people, is the city’s largest employer.
Griffith University also boasts a highly qualified academic and professional workforce and provides a graduate pipeline of skilled and specialised workers for the jobs of the future. Talented graduates are also drawn from the Gold Coast’s two other universities, TAFE and institutions in Brisbane.
Talent is drawn from all over the world by the strong career opportunities, innovative and collaborative environment, educational options and commercial partnering opportunities, along with the Gold Coast lifestyle that is second to none.
Once fully completed, the GCHKP will support up to 26,000 jobs, including 12,400 new jobs, many in high-value, high-tech occupations. (Ernst & Young)
It’s the ideal location to work with top talent and enjoy an enviable lifestyle.
The health industry is one of the fastest growing industries in Australia.
In 2016/17 Gold Coast Health employed 9,522 staff, 70% in clinical roles, and had an annual budget of $1.39 billion.
Future jobs are likely to be in demand in the following areas:
- Data science and big data analytics
- AI/Machine Learning/Robotics
- Health Informatics
- Cyber security
- Biomedical engineering
- Additive manufacturing and new materials
A place for ideas and incubation, networking and collaboration, it will be a hive of activity for start-ups and accelerating businesses and company landing sites in the Precinct. Run by professional co-space managers the hub will come alive with events and showcases from April 2019.