The Altona Petroochemical Complex commenced operations in 1961 and has operated continuously since. The Complex has been a significant contributor to life in Altona through that period, providing direct employment, significant flow on economic activity to other local businesses while complex companies have provided generous support and sponsorship's to local entities.
The Complex is a significant manufacturer of petrochemical products for the Australian market with Qenos, BASF and Dow currently operating at the site. Complex lies in the wedge of land between Kororoit Creek Road at its North boundary, the Geelong Railway line to the South and Burns Road to the West.
The City of Hobson's Bay has been a member of the ACNCG since its inception, with a Councillor chairing the committee and council staff providing secretarial support.
BASF is the world’s leading chemical company – The Chemical Company. With more than 112,00 employees, six Verbund sites and ca. 380 additional production sites globally, we serve customers and partners in almost every country in the world.
Qenos is Australia’s leading manufacturer and trader of world class polymers and advanced chemicals. Manufacturing facilities are located in Altona, Melbourne and Botany Bay in Sydney
Dow combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress.
City West Water is one of three Victorian Government owned retail water businesses in metropolitan Melbourne. City West Water provide drinking water, sewerage, trade waste and recycled water services to customers in Melbourne's central business district, inner and western suburbs