We appreciate the progress made in addressing the challenges of the rapid growth of our cities under former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
More than 400,000 people moved to a fast growing outer suburb during Mr Turnbull’s three years as Prime Minister and there is much work to do to ensure those new communities have access to the infrastructure and services they need to thrive.
We look forward to continuing to work with the Government on initiatives such as City Deals and major infrastructure projects which provide real potential for building stronger communities and economies for the nearly five million people already living in Australia’s fast growing outer suburbs.
Bronwen Clark, Executive Officer 0448 401 257
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