Australian Government Infrastructure Australia
released 23 February 2017
Australia’s largest cities are facing a watershed moment in their growth and development. In the coming 30 years the size of the Australian population will grow substantially. Between 2017 and 2046, Australia’s population is projected to increase by 11.8 million people. That’s equivalent to adding a new city, roughly the size of Canberra, each year for the next 30 years.
This paper identifies the choices facing our largest cities and the best pathways to respond.