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, home to more than 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 metropolitan growth areas reach their full potential.
Join us for lunch and a briefing on the National Urban Policy Framework- an opportunity for growth area councils to meet before the Australian Council of Local Governments.
NGAA is pleased to share that our CEO Bronwen Clark has been appointed to the Urban Policy Forum by The Hon. Catherine King MP, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government. Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp will be the only other local government representative.Read more
The NGAA warmly welcomes the focus on suburbs within the infrastructure portfolio in the 2023-24 Federal Budget. Commitments on health, cost of living and other significant initiatives are very positive for new communities in the outer suburbs.Read more
This year, it’s not just about dollars for the 5.3 million Australians living in outer urban growth areas. It’s time to get our national urban policy settings right.This is what the National Growth Areas Alliance wants to see in the Federal Budget: