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Vale David Turnbull

Australia’s outer urban growth areas have lost a great champion with the passing of David Turnbull.

Former CEO of Mitchell Shire Council and City of Whittlesea, David was an inspiring leader with a vision for growth areas and the ability to build consensus. David was instrumental in establishing the National Growth Areas Alliance to advocate for growth areas at the national level. His exceptional planning expertise led to the creation of more liveable growth area communities.

We are grateful for his far-sighted and valuable contribution to growth area communities.

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Infrastructure plans an equitable future for Australia’s growing outer suburbs

03 . 09 . 2021

Infrastructure Australia’s 2021 Australian Infrastructure Plan provides a clear way forward for the equitable delivery of infrastructure – particularly in new communities in growth areas where the scale of the infrastructure gap is vast and widening faster due to the stimulus-driven housing boom.

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2021 Symposium

05 . 08 . 2021

Three days, 26 presenters and more than 190 delegates - the 2021 NGAA Symposium: Research and Practice from Australia’s growth areas was a resounding success.

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Commuter Car Parks Projects a missed opportunity

29 . 06 . 2021

The Commuter Car Parks Project has been a real concern for NGAA due to a lack of transparency and consultation. The Auditor-General’s report concurs: this was a missed opportunity for growth areas.

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New growth areas research and practice

16 . 06 . 2021

Register now for the online 2021 Symposium: research and practice from Australia's growth areas. Program and tickets here

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