News

Wollondilly Mayor Councillor Matthew Deeth is new NGAA Chair

4 December 2019

Councillor Matthew Deeth, Mayor of Wollondilly Shire, NSW, is the new Chair of the National Growth Areas Alliance. Mayor Tracey Roberts, City of Wanneroo, WA, will continue as the NGAA Deputy Chair. They were elected by the NGAA Strategic Advisory Committee on Monday, 2 December 2020.

Cr Deeth has been Mayor of Wollondilly since 2018. Wollondilly Shire is located on the south western outskirts of Sydney at the foothills of the Southern Highlands, with a population forecast to grow from the current 52,800 to 99,600 by 2041, an increase of 88.36%.

Mayor Tracey Roberts, City of Wanneroo, is entering her third term as the NGAA Deputy Chair.

 

Back

More News

Why is traffic in the outer suburbs so bad?

31 . 10 . 2022

ABC TV: An hour and a half to drive 3km — why is traffic so bad in Melbourne's outer suburbs? NGAA CEO Bronwen Clark is interviewed.

Read more

Budget 2022 - growth area wins and questions

26 . 10 . 2022

The October 2022 Federal Budget is a cautious one, with some wins for Australia’s growth areas and a housing proposal that raises many questions for the NGAA.

Read more

Outer suburbs missing out in Fed jobs push

16 . 10 . 2022

AAP News: Australian workers living in the outer suburbs of cities need roads to get to work and business hubs developed closer to where they live.The one in five Australians who live on the outskirts of major cities are missing out, according to an alliance of councils from across the country.

Read more

Outer suburbs hold key to productivity challenge

13 . 10 . 2022

Business Daily Media: New jobs and skills legislation will “fall flat without investment into the infrastructure serving communities in Australia’s outer suburbs,” according to NGAA Chair Matthew Deeth.

Read more