During construction, it is projected that over 1000 jobs will be created, with ongoing employment opportunities in the running of the parkland including:
- Site maintenance
- Parkland management
- On site cafés and restaurants,
- Information kiosks and watercraft and bike hire
Event and tourism industry
Through its event programming, sports participation and natural offerings, it is expected that Greenheart will attract regional and national visitors. By extending their stay, the city will likely benefit from flow on effects including accommodation and dining and other tourism-based activities.
To make it easy to get to and from the site, the Masterplan will provide active travel and integrated public transport options.
Social and cultural
The masterplan will create far-reaching social benefits for the community:
- Health and fitness for all age groups and abilities
- Increase in sport participation
- Family and social gatherings, birthday parties and weddings
- Potential partnering opportunities with schools and universities
- School excursion and education programs