Linking industry, education, health and government for a thriving Melbourne’s north economy.

NORTH Link is an innovative and independent association that seeks to promote and improve the economy and liveability of Melbourne’s North. Sustainable economic development of the north is NORTH Link’s key focus. NORTH Link communicates regularly with thousands of local businesses and organisations of all sizes to support and help grow opportunities for all partners. We assist businesses with a range of events, research and information, partnerships and advocacy driving growth across one of Australia’s fastest growing regions.

Key partners at NORTH Link include the shires and councils of Darebin, Hume, Mitchell, Merri-bek, Nillumbik and Whittlesea, universities, TAFE, micro to major businesses and working across a range of industries. Get involved with NORTH Link to extend your range of partnerships, projects, conversations with business and government, attendance at events and forums to have your say and stay up to date with growing your business in the North.

We run a range of like-minded groups supporting Advanced Manufacturing, Food and Beverage, Textiles, Health and community services whilst also supporting employment, education and business development projects and outcomes.

Our projects

Melbourne's North Advanced Manufacturing Group

Melbourne's North Food Group

Business Community Mental Well-being Program


Data Analytics Hub

Northern Industry Student

Placement Program

Assistive Technology Cluster

Our latest news

Northern Business Achievement Awards

   Next breakfast

Thursday 5 September 2024

Past breakfast

Thursday 6 March 2024

NORTH Link members

NORTH Link acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people as the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging and we recognise their rich heritage and continuing connection to land, waters and culture.