NGAA has made a 2019-20 Budget Submission to the Federal Government, focussing on five building blocks for good growth.
Reform and Rebalance
People and Place-based Investment
Accelerate Economic Transition
Innovate: funding, financing and governance mechanisms
The full submission is available on the Advocacy page of the NGAA website.
The March 2021 JobSeeker figures show why jobs are such an important issue for people in outer metro growth areas. The NGAA wants to see a Federal Budget focus on growth area jobs and local economies.Read more
NGAA members, research partners and academics are invited to submit projects or research to the 2021 Symposium: Research and Practice from growth areas. Submissions close Wednesday 28th April.
Australia needs to reinvigorate national cities policy, according to Leader of the Federal Opposition, Anthony Albanese. The NGAA is pleased that cities policy is once more on the national agenda.Read more
The final report of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System highlights issues that are felt in outer metropolitan growth areas of Melbourne, as well as Perth, Adelaide and Sydney.Read more