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Why the outer suburbs are the best at Working from Home

There were some unexpected and very positive findings in the NGAA’s new research on the lived experience of working from home in Australia’s outer suburbs during the Covid-19 lockdown. Join us on Wednesday, August 5  for the launch. REGISTER HERE   

How has WFH impacted the wellbeing of millions of outer suburbanites who would normally spend hours every day commuting? The research shows:

  • The many benefits for growth area residents of working from home, and the unexpected differences between growth areas and other urban areas
  • Our changing infrastructure investment needs with 500,000 people in the outer suburbs working from home instead of commuting
  • The coffee effect: the boost to local economies from people working locally
  • How working from home creates more business and employment opportunities for people living in outer suburbs, no longer limited by distance
  • How the 5 million people living in Australia’s outer urban growth areas can continue to benefit from working from home after COVID-19

Online event

Free for NGAA Members, $55 for non-members

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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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2021 Federal Budget and growth areas

14 . 05 . 2021

What does this week’s Federal Budget mean for the 5 million people living in the Australia’s outer metropolitan growth areas?

 

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Jobs a key Budget issue for growth areas

30 . 04 . 2021

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.

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Submissions invited for 2021 Symposium

15 . 04 . 2021

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.

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