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.
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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
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
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
In growth areas, so much of what governments are dealing with is completely new. The NGAA Symposium showed that this is fostering an ethos of fresh new thinking, partnerships, and different ways of working with growth area communities. Presentations available here.