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Outer Suburbs need a budget boost

8 May 2017

Five million people living in Australia’s fast-growing outer suburbs are hoping tomorrow’s federal budget will answer their calls for more and better infrastructure funding.

Ruth Spielman, Executive Officer of the National Growth Areas Alliance, says the budget must recognise the needs of communities in fast-growing areas...Full Media Release

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Come and work with NGAA

02 . 07 . 2018

We are recruiting for two new positions: Reserach and Policy Coordinator (0.4FTE) and Communications Coordinator (0.6FTE). More information here.

 

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2018 Federal Budget - Government finally recognising growth areas

08 . 05 . 2018

The Federal Government has finally started listening to the nearly 5 million people in Australia’s fast growing outer suburbs who face daily challenges of nightmare commutes to work or study, and lack of public transport options.

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Bronwen Clark appointed new NGAA Executive Officer

22 . 03 . 2018

Chair of the National Growth Areas Alliance, Mayor Glenn Docherty, is pleased to announce Bronwen Clark has been appointed to the role of Executive Officer, following a national recruitment process.

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Melbourne's Outer Suburbs Ready for Transformation

21 . 03 . 2018

Growth areas have welcomed 35 per cent of Australia’s overall population growth in the last five years, but only received 13 per cent of total infrastructure investment. Councils in growth areas are responding to this deficit with innovative and transformational projects to provide services and facilities their communities need.

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