The National Growth Areas Alliance advocates at the Federal Government level for a stronger focus on the needs of Australia’s fast-growing outer suburbs, currently home to 5 million people.
The Alliance’s member councils are calling for dedicated funding for critical infrastructure and services for outer growth areas, and for all levels of government to commit to assisting outer suburbs reach their full potential.
The 2019 National Congress, Far Out - creating places and spaces in Australia's outer suburbs, brings together NGAA Members, politicians, policy makers and industry stakeholders to discuss and consider the implications of rapid population growth for Australia’s fastest growing suburbs. The 2019 Congress will focus on creating places and spaces for people in our fast growing outer suburbs.
Presented in the Swan Valley, WA, in partnership with the City of Swan.
The inaugural NGAA Symposium, Research and Practice from Australia’s fast growing outer suburbs, on July 4, was a jam-packed day with 10 incredible presentations from across Australia's growth areas.Read more
Mayor Glenn Docherty's speech at the NGAA Member's Meeting held on 17 June, 2019 at the Australian Local Government Assembly (National General Assembly) in Canberra.Read more
As many of our Member Councils head to Canberra for the Australian Local Government Association National General Assembly in mid-June, we look at the resolutions from Members that directly relate to NGAA’s policy platform.Read more