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Growth corridor woes

Government Growth Policy is not working – an example of one Growth Area municipality struggling under the financial burden of infinite population growth. Other growth corridors are also in stress.

Cardinia Shire is a largely rural municipality about 60 km from Melbourne. A government designated corridor of population growth and housing construction has been absorbing rapid population increase since 2003. The population is predicted to double over the next 10 years. Current Council records indicate that five families per day are moving into the corridor.

Victoria's population growth causing hardship and crippling our State

Victoria's population grew by the largest number of any state in Austral in the year 2011-2012 but a significant part of the population is not benefiting. People are lacking services and basic needs are unmet.

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